Austrolebias duraznensis
Austrolebias duraznensis
Current Scientific Name:
Austrolebias duraznensis
Described: (Reichert), 1992
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
"La Cordobesa", Uruguay, F3

Breeding Austrolebias duraznensis

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

Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)

Water Conditions:
Neutral (100%)

20-23°C (50%)
16-19°C (50%)

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Austrolebias duraznensis breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Austrolebias duraznensis

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 Austrolebias duraznensis, 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 Austrolebias duraznensis 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 Austrolebias duraznensis?

  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 Austrolebias duraznensis?

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

In general, how difficult is Austrolebias duraznensis to keep and breed?

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

How successful have you been at breeding Austrolebias duraznensis?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Austrolebias duraznensis
Location code: Durazno
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: A small and fast devolping annual. Fish sexable after two weeks at 21 C, males color up at three weeks, begin spawning at 4 weeks. Males 4 cm, females 3 cm. Males are intolerant of each other.
Breeder: D Cagle, Colorado, USA (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd July 2007
Breeding Report: Austrolebias duraznensis
Location code: "La Cordobesa", Uruguay, F3
Water conditions: Neutral, 16-19oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: Sergio Keiner, Paran?, Entre R?os (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 24th January 2006

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