Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Austrolebias patriciae
Described: (Huber), 1995
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
"Camino Tejerina" GAK 6-05
"Ruta 11, Las Palmas" GAK 7-05
PYEH 23-6

Breeding Austrolebias patriciae

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1 other fishkeeper has successfully bred this species and left a report, results are sumarised below

Method:
Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)

Water Conditions:
Neutral (100%)

Temperature:
16-19°C (100%)

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Austrolebias patriciae breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Austrolebias patriciae

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 patriciae, 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 patriciae be a good addition to a community tank?

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  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 patriciae?

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  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?

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  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?

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

What, if any is the biggest difficulty encountered when breeding these fish?

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  1. Poor egg production
  2. Poor egg survival
  3. Poor fry survival rate
  4. Deformities
  5. Skewed sex ratio

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Austrolebias patriciae?

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  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 patriciae to keep and breed?

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

How successful have you been at breeding Austrolebias patriciae?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Austrolebias patriciae
Location code: "Ruta 11, Las Palmas" GAK 7-05
Water conditions: Neutral, 16-19oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 26th January 2006

Average success

Breeding Report: Austrolebias patriciae
Location code: "Camino Tejerina" GAK 6-05
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Deformities
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Other Comments: Had many belly sliders at first but shallow hatching container and peat extract seem to have sorted that out.
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th November 2006
Breeding Report: Austrolebias patriciae
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 16-19oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor fry survival rate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Average
Breeder: Ricardo António, Portugal (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 29th April 2008

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Austrolebias patriciae
Location code: "Camino Tejerina" GAK 6-05
Water conditions: Neutral, 16-19oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeder: Martin, Argentina (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 26th January 2006