Killifish
Nothobranchius patrizii
Nothobranchius patrizii
Nothobranchius patrizii This strain occasionally throws
Nothobranchius patrizii This strain occasionally throws 'yellow-tailed' individuals, though this can dissappear in old age, being replaced by the more usual red.
Nothobranchius patrizii Jenalle
Nothobranchius patrizii Jenalle
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius patrizii
Described: (Vinciguerra), 1927
Common name(s):
Distribution: Kenya, Somalia
Some Recorded Strains:
Jenalle

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

Breeding Nothobranchius patrizii

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
4 other fishkeepers have successfully bred this species and left reports, their results are sumarised below

Method:
Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (75%)
Long term (fry appear with adults) (25%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately soft and acidic (50%)
Neutral (50%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (50%)
24-27°C (50%)

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Nothobranchius for sale

Pair of Nothobranchius virgatus «Fugnido EHKS 2009-01» (Rare Killifish)

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30 Eggs of Nothobranchius ruudwildekampi «TZHK 09-03» (Rare Killifish)

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30 Eggs of Nothobranchius foerschi «Soga TAN 97-45» (Killifish)

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Offering 30 eggs of amazing Nothobranchius foerschi «Soga TAN 97-45» (Pwani Region, Tanzania). 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 ... more

Nothobranchius patrizii breeding reports

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

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 patrizii, 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 patrizii 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 patrizii?

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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+

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Nothobranchius patrizii?

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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 patrizii 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 patrizii?

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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 patrizii
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: kjell olsson, sweden (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 8th March 2004
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius patrizii
Location code: Jenalle
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Long term (fry appear with adults)
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: its a lovely fish
Breeder: Allan poulsem jensen olsen, Sweden (28 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 11th February 2004
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius patrizii
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: (16 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 22nd May 2007
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius patrizii
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: The fry are small and benefit from infusoria for the first few days after hatching.
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 9th August 2008

Average success

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius patrizii
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Breeder:
Date this record created: 3rd June 2003
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius patrizii
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Breeder: Nesa ceh, Belgrade (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 25th December 2005

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

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