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Nothobranchius furzeri

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Nothobranchius furzeri original Ghona Re Zhou population

Nothobranchius furzeri original Ghona Re Zhou population

Current Scientific Name: Nothobranchius furzeri
Known Strains:no records

Nothobranchius furzeri  Moz 99/6. The red-tailed strains of furzeri were first collected in Mozambique in 1999.

Nothobranchius furzeri Moz 99/6. The red-tailed strains of furzeri were first collected in Mozambique in 1999.

Breeding
Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire. 10 other fishkeepers sucessfully bred this species and left a reports, their results are sumarised below

Method:
Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (90%)
Other (10%)

Water Conditions:
Neutral (60%)
Moderately hard and alkaline (30%)
Very hard and alkaline (10%)

Temperature:
24-27C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Nothobranchius furzeri

Nothobranchius furzeri Ghona Re Zhou

Nothobranchius furzeri Ghona Re Zhou

Nothobranchius furzeri is one of the most tricky Nothos. It is aggressive, canibalistic, very short lived, and the eggs develop unpredictably.

Because this fish lives such a short time (3-9 months) it grows quickly, needing a lot of food. Failure to provide it will result in the largest fish eating some of the others

Eggs develop far less uniformly than other nothos; usually some will develop almost immediately (2 weeks), with the others taking anything up to 6 months (or even longer under specific storage conditions)

Both red and yellow phases exist, with some populations throwing up mixed hatches. There were interesting behavioural differences in the mixed fry, with the reds showing considerably more aggression than the yellows

Read more about Nothobranchius furzeri in my killiblog

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Nothobranchius furzeri (aff) MOZ 99-4 flaring its gills

Nothobranchius furzeri (aff) MOZ 99-4 flaring its gills

Nothobranchius furzeri Mazimechopes River MOZ 04-13

Nothobranchius furzeri Mazimechopes River MOZ 04-13

Nothobranchius furzeri Mazimechopes River MOZ 04-13

Nothobranchius furzeri Mazimechopes River MOZ 04-13

Nothobranchius furzeri  Combomune MZHL 05-2

Nothobranchius furzeri Combomune MZHL 05-2

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