Killifish
Callopanchax monroviae male
Callopanchax monroviae male
Callopanchax monroviae
Callopanchax monroviae
Current Scientific Name:
Callopanchax monroviae
Described: (Roloff & Ladiges), 1972
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Paynesville L97

Breeding Callopanchax monroviae

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
2 other fishkeepers have successfully bred this species and left reports, their results are sumarised below

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

Water Conditions:
Moderately hard and alkaline (50%)
Very soft and acidic (50%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Callopanchax monroviae



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Callopanchax monroviae breeding reports

Each record reproduced here represents one instance of breeding this species. Have you kept and bred Callopanchax monroviae? Why not add a breeding report? If you had different results, or used different methods, please share your experiences

How to keep and breed Callopanchax monroviae

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 Callopanchax monroviae, 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 Callopanchax monroviae 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 Callopanchax monroviae?

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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?

graph4
  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 Callopanchax monroviae?

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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 Callopanchax monroviae 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 Callopanchax monroviae?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Callopanchax monroviae
Water conditions: Very soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: petr, Czech rep. (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 15th February 2006
Breeding Report: Callopanchax monroviae
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Almost all females
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: Nesa ceh, Belgrade (4 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 25th December 2005

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