Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae
Described: (Radda), 1971
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Tinto

Breeding Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae

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

Method:
Spawning Mops (100%)

Water Conditions:
Very soft and acidic (100%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

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Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae

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 Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae, 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.

breeder has filled in a breeding report, a summary of which is shown in the graphs below.

Would Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae 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 Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae?

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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 Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae?

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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 Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae 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 Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Fundulopanchax mirabilis traudeae
Location code: Tinto
Water conditions: Very soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: the last breeding date was 5/07/03. They are not a fast grower but aren't slow never.They are not fussy eaters, will eat flakes even at a young age. For breeding it is better to have two females for one male as he can be rough. Eggs hatch in 18 to 21 days.To encourage spawning ,they love water changes!
Breeder: Deb Bear, Willards Md USA
Date this record created: 3rd August 2003

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