Pronothobranchius kiyawensis
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis Female.
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis Female.
Current Scientific Name:
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis
Subgenus: Pronothobranchius
Described: Ahl, 1928
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Ada GH 06-5

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

Breeding Pronothobranchius kiyawensis

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

Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately soft and acidic (100%)

24-27°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Pronothobranchius kiyawensis


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Pronothobranchius kiyawensis breeding reports

Each record reproduced here represents one instance of breeding this species. Have you kept and bred Pronothobranchius kiyawensis? Why not add a breeding report? If you had different results, or used different methods, please share your experiences

How to keep and breed Pronothobranchius kiyawensis

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 Pronothobranchius kiyawensis, 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.

breeder has filled in a breeding report, a summary of which is shown in the graphs below.

Would Pronothobranchius kiyawensis be a good addition to a community tank?

  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 Pronothobranchius kiyawensis?

  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?

  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?

  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 Pronothobranchius kiyawensis?

  1. Almost all males
  2. Somewhat male heavy
  3. Roughly equal
  4. Somewhat female heavy
  5. Almost all females

In general, how difficult is Pronothobranchius kiyawensis to keep and breed?

  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Pronothobranchius kiyawensis?

  1. Very unsuccessful
  2. Fairly unsuccessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly successful
  5. Very successful

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Pronothobranchius kiyawensis
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: I kept fries of Pronothobrancius Kiyawensis on May 2008 and eventually two females and one male grew up. I received first batch of eggs on Oct 2008 and hatched on Dec 2008. Around 5 fries found and two of which are belly sliders. Others seems fine
Breeder: Boris Wong, Hong Kong (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 17th December 2008