Aphyosemion congicum Z82-17
Aphyosemion congicum Z82-17
Current Scientific Name:
Aphyosemion congicum
Described: (Ahl), 1924
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Z82-17 Kenge

Breeding Aphyosemion congicum

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2 other fishkeepers have successfully bred this species and left reports, their results are sumarised below

Long term (fry appear with adults) (50%)
Spawning Mops (50%)

Water Conditions:
Very soft and acidic (50%)
Neutral (50%)

20-23°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Aphyosemion congicum


Aphyosemion congicum breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Aphyosemion congicum

This database consists of breeding reports provided by the world killifish community, along with some statistical analysis. Results provided by successful keepers are aggregated in the bar charts below, with more detailed reports below that. Like any block of data, the larger the more significant. Please contribute a report of your attempt to breed Aphyosemion congicum, even if you have had a negative results. You may, of course, file more than one report, particularly if you change some condition, and had a different result.

breeders have filled in breeding reports, a summary of the results are shown in the graphs below.

Would Aphyosemion congicum be a good addition to a community tank?

  1. Never
  2. Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
  3. Only with species of similar size
  4. Yes, a good community fish

How would you describe the disposition of Aphyosemion congicum?

  1. Very timid
  2. Slightly timid
  3. Neutral
  4. Somewhat aggressive on occasions
  5. Very aggressive

In which water conditions do you keep these fish?

  1. Very soft and acidic
  2. Moderately soft and acidic
  3. Neutral
  4. Moderately hard and alkaline
  5. Very hard and alkaline

At what average temperature?

  1. 10-15°C
  2. 16-19°C
  3. 20-23°C
  4. 24-27°C
  5. 28°C+

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Aphyosemion congicum?

  1. Almost all males
  2. Somewhat male heavy
  3. Roughly equal
  4. Somewhat female heavy
  5. Almost all females

In general, how difficult is Aphyosemion congicum to keep and breed?

  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Aphyosemion congicum?

  1. Very unsuccessful
  2. Fairly unsuccessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly successful
  5. Very successful

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Aphyosemion congicum
Location code: Z82-17 Kenge
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: Venstermans Peter, Belgium (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 18th June 2004
Breeding Report: Aphyosemion congicum
Location code: Z82-17 Kenge
Water conditions: Very soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: Adults select with attention their food!
Breeder: frederic bourneuf, france (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 6th January 2005

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