Killifish
Nothobranchius vosseleri Mombo TAN 95-19
Nothobranchius vosseleri Mombo TAN 95-19
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius vosseleri
Described: Ahl, 1924
Common name(s):
Distribution: Tanzania
Some Recorded Strains:
Korogwe North TAN 95-17
Korogwe South TAN 95-18
Mandera TAN 98-3
Mombo TAN 95-19
Mombo TAN 98-1
TZ 97-5
TZ 97-7

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

Breeding Nothobranchius vosseleri

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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:
Neutral (100%)

Temperature:
24-27°C (100%)

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Nothobranchius vosseleri breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Nothobranchius vosseleri

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 vosseleri, 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 vosseleri 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 vosseleri?

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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 vosseleri?

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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 vosseleri 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 vosseleri?

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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 vosseleri
Location code: Mandera TAN 98-3
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: kho, Singapore (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 18th September 2005

Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius vosseleri
Location code: Mombo TAN 98-1
Water conditions: Neutral, 28oC+
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Breeder: kho, Singapore (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th August 2005

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