Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius symoensi
Described: Wildekamp, 1978
Common name(s):
Distribution: Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo
Some Recorded Strains:
Luapula River ZAM 07-4
ZAM 92-03

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

Breeding Nothobranchius symoensi

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Nothobranchius symoensi breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Nothobranchius symoensi

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Breeding Report: Nothobranchius symoensi
Location code: ZAM 92-03
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Somewhat female heavy
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Average
Other Comments: Not a difficult Notho, but must be bred at a young age, as it is very difficult to get eggs from adults greater than 5 months old.
Breeder: Paul 307-03, N E Lincs. (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 1st March 2007

Nothobranchius for sale

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

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

$1.37


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

$1.64


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