Current Scientific Name:
Epiplatys lamottei
Described: Daget, 1954
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Koule GRC 90-178

Breeding Epiplatys lamottei

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Epiplatys lamottei breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Epiplatys lamottei

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Average success

Breeding Report: Epiplatys lamottei
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Breeder: Paulo Lopes 752-02, Portugal
Date this record created: 29th March 2003
Breeding Report: Epiplatys lamottei
Location code: Koule GRC 90-178
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Other Comments: somewhat difficult to achive many fry
Breeder: Johan de la Motte, sweden (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 3rd March 2005

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