Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius polli
Described: Wildekamp, 1978
Common name(s):
Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo
Some Recorded Strains:
CI 2006
Kyembe DRCH 08-2

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

Breeding Nothobranchius polli

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Nothobranchius polli breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Nothobranchius polli

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Average success

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius polli
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Very difficult
Success: Average
Breeder: Holger, Germany (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 31st May 2008

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