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Nothobranchius virgatus Fula A Zarga SUD 98
Nothobranchius virgatus Fula A Zarga SUD 98
Nothobranchius virgatus Fula A Zarga SUD 98
Nothobranchius virgatus Fula A Zarga SUD 98
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius virgatus
Described: Chambers, 1984
Common name(s):
Distribution: Sudan
Some Recorded Strains:
Fula A Zarga SUD 98

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

Breeding Nothobranchius virgatus

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

Method:
Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately soft and acidic (100%)

Temperature:
24-27°C (100%)

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Nothobranchius virgatus breeding reports

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

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 virgatus, 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 virgatus 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 virgatus?

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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 virgatus?

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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 virgatus 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 virgatus?

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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 virgatus
Location code: Fula A Zarga SUD 98
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 27th March 2005

Average success

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius virgatus
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Breeder:
Date this record created: 25th February 2003

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius virgatus
Location code: Fula A Zarga SUD 98
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeder: (8 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd November 2003

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