Killifish
Nothobranchius kilomberoensis TAN 95-4
Nothobranchius kilomberoensis TAN 95-4
Nothobranchius kilomberoensis TAN 95-4
Nothobranchius kilomberoensis TAN 95-4
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius kilomberoensis
Described: Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 2002
Common name(s):
Distribution: Tanzania
Some Recorded Strains:
Kilombero TAN 95-4
kilomberoensis Minepa TAN 00-14

Like all Nothobranchius, this species is best spawned over peat moss, and prefers a diet of livefoods.

Breeding Nothobranchius kilomberoensis

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
3 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 hard and alkaline (67%)
Neutral (33%)

Temperature:
24-27°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Nothobranchius kilomberoensis



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40+ eggs Nothobranchius rachovii Beira-98 (killifish)

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40+ Eggs of Nothobranchius guentheri «Zanzibar TAN 97-02» Red & Blue (Killifish)

GLASGOW, GLASGOW (CITY OF), G53, UNITED KINGDOM

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Offering 40 eggs of amazing Nothobranchius guentheri «Zanzibar TAN 97-02» (Tanzania). Many eggs are well developed and ready for wetting! DISCLAIMER: The storage conditions and package handling during transportation are out of our control. We can't be responsible if something went wrong (customs issues, dead eggs on arrival, dissolved eggs, problems with hatching, belly sliders, hatch rate, sex ratio etc.). No refunds will be sent in case of such problems. By winning this auction the winner ... more

Nothobranchius kilomberoensis breeding reports

Each record reproduced here represents one instance of breeding this species. Have you kept and bred Nothobranchius kilomberoensis? 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 kilomberoensis

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 kilomberoensis, 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 kilomberoensis 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 kilomberoensis?

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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 kilomberoensis?

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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 kilomberoensis 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 kilomberoensis?

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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 kilomberoensis
Location code: kilomberoensis Minepa TAN 00-14
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: I fed baby brine shrimp and changed about 30% of the water several times a week. They are a good notho to start with.
Breeder: John Nicholson, Caddo Mills, TX, USA (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 9th September 2005
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius kilomberoensis
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: Very peaceful
Breeder: (4 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th August 2002
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius kilomberoensis
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
Other Comments: Typical peaceful notho. The males don't fight too much or harass the females. I have them set up in 6g tanks with 3-4 pairs in each.
Breeder: Jules, Bucks UK (5 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 21st January 2003

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30 Eggs of Nothobranchius rachovii «Beira 98» • Albino • (Killifish)

GLASGOW, GLASGOW (CITY OF), G53, UNITED KINGDOM

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Offering 30 eggs of amazing Nothobranchius rachovii «Beira 98» • Albino • (Sofala Province, Mozambique). The eggs have been collected on 7th October 2018. Some of the eggs are already eyed-up. If there are any questions you have then please get in touch before you place an order. Thanks for looking! DISCLAIMER: The storage conditions and package handling during transportation are out of our control. We can't be responsible if something went wrong (customs issues, dead eggs on arrival, ... more

30 Eggs of Nothobranchius rachovii «Beira 98» (Killifish)

GLASGOW, GLASGOW (CITY OF), G53, UNITED KINGDOM

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Offering 30 eggs of amazing Nothobranchius rachovii «Beira 98» (Sofala Province, Mozambique). DISCLAIMER: The storage conditions and package handling during transportation are out of our control. We can't be responsible if something went wrong (customs issues, dead eggs on arrival, dissolved eggs, problems with hatching, belly sliders, hatch rate, sex ratio etc.). No refunds will be sent in case of such problems. By winning this auction the winner completely agrees with our disclaimer.... more