Killifish
Nothobranchius eggersi Rufiji river camp TAN 95-8.
Nothobranchius eggersi Rufiji river camp TAN 95-8.
Nothobranchius eggersi Ruhoi  TAN 98-12.
Nothobranchius eggersi Ruhoi TAN 98-12.
Nothobranchius eggersi Rufiji River Camp TAN 95-7
Nothobranchius eggersi Rufiji River Camp TAN 95-7
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius eggersi
Described: Seegers, 1982
Common name(s): Orchid Nothobranch
Distribution: Tanzania
Some Recorded Strains:
Bagamoyo TZL 01-52
Kanga TZ 97-4
Kigongo TAN RB 05-43
Rufiji
Rufiji River Camp TAN 02-16
Rufiji River Camp TAN 95-7
Rufiji River Camp TAN 95-8
Rufiji River FTZ 05-06
Ruhoi
Ruhoi River TAN 95-11
Ruhoi River TAN 98-11
Ruhoi River TAN 98-12
Saadani TZ 99-8
TZ 99-11
TZH 05-03
Utete TZ 97-55

This is one of the smaller notho species, and one that shows much variation. Both red and blue strains have been collected at numerous localities in Tanzania

Like all Nothobranchius species a diet of livefoods is preferred

Breeding Nothobranchius eggersi

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 soft and acidic (50%)
Moderately hard and alkaline (50%)

Temperature:
24-27°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Nothobranchius eggersi



Nothobranchius eggersi red
Nothobranchius eggersi red
Nothobranchius eggersi TAN RB2005-43
Nothobranchius eggersi TAN RB2005-43
Nothobranchius eggersi TAN RB2005-43. Female
Nothobranchius eggersi TAN RB2005-43. Female
Nothobranchius eggersi  Kigongo TAN RB 05-43
Nothobranchius eggersi Kigongo TAN RB 05-43
Nothobranchius eggersi  TZH 05-03 male
Nothobranchius eggersi TZH 05-03 male
Nothobranchius eggersi  Rufiji River FTZ 05-06
Nothobranchius eggersi Rufiji River FTZ 05-06
Nothobranchius eggersi Kigongo TAN RB 05-43. Male fish undertake a vigorous display with fins raised all round.
Nothobranchius eggersi Kigongo TAN RB 05-43. Male fish undertake a vigorous display with fins raised all round.
Nothobranchius eggersi Kigongo TAN RB 05-43
Nothobranchius eggersi Kigongo TAN RB 05-43
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60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH **Please read full Killfish manual carefully before buying** obtain the full Killfish manual by clicking the link below http: / / www.mkka.net / articles / KillifishManual.pdf Important -You can see hatch date when you receive,it's on the lid. -Ensure the temperature the area at you live,killifish eggs can't alive if The temperature is lower than 20 degrees Centigrade(68 degrees Fahrenheit) because they will cold and dead while ... more

60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH + FOOD

BANGKOK, TH

$19.55


60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH **Please read full Killfish manual carefully before buying** obtain the full Killfish manual by clicking the link below http: / / www.mkka.net / articles / KillifishManual.pdf Important -You can see hatch date when you receive,it's on the lid. -Ensure the temperature the area at you live,killifish eggs can't alive if The temperature is lower than 20 degrees Centigrade(68 degrees Fahrenheit) because they will cold and dead while ... more

Nothobranchius eggersi breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Nothobranchius eggersi

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 Nothobranchius eggersi, 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 Nothobranchius eggersi 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 Nothobranchius eggersi?

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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 Nothobranchius eggersi?

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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 Nothobranchius eggersi 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 Nothobranchius eggersi?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius eggersi
Location code: Ruhoi
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg survival
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Very successful
Breeder: Kho, Singapore (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd July 2005
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius eggersi
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: The Saadani strain is fairly uniform (but bright) red without many markings
Breeder: (5 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th August 2002

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60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH + FOOD

BANGKOK, TH

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60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH **Please read full Killfish manual carefully before buying** obtain the full Killfish manual by clicking the link below http: / / www.mkka.net / articles / KillifishManual.pdf Important -You can see hatch date when you receive,it's on the lid. -Ensure the temperature the area at you live,killifish eggs can't alive if The temperature is lower than 20 degrees Centigrade(68 degrees Fahrenheit) because they will cold and dead while ... more

60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH + FOOD

BANGKOK, TH

$19.55


60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH **Please read full Killfish manual carefully before buying** obtain the full Killfish manual by clicking the link below http: / / www.mkka.net / articles / KillifishManual.pdf Important -You can see hatch date when you receive,it's on the lid. -Ensure the temperature the area at you live,killifish eggs can't alive if The temperature is lower than 20 degrees Centigrade(68 degrees Fahrenheit) because they will cold and dead while ... more