Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius hassoni
Described: Valdesalici & Wildekamp, 2004
Common name(s):
Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo
Some Recorded Strains:
Bukeya DRCH 08-10

Breeding Nothobranchius hassoni

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

Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately hard and alkaline (100%)

24-27°C (100%)

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Nothobranchius hassoni breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Nothobranchius hassoni

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 hassoni, 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 Nothobranchius hassoni be a good addition to a community tank?

  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 hassoni?

  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?

  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?

  1. 10-15°C
  2. 16-19°C
  3. 20-23°C
  4. 24-27°C
  5. 28°C+

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Nothobranchius hassoni?

  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 hassoni to keep and breed?

  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Nothobranchius hassoni?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius hassoni
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: Holger, Munich Germany (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 28th August 2008

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