Killifish
Rivulus agilae Rivière d
Rivulus agilae Rivière d'Hervieux GP 05/18, male
Rivulus agilae  Riviere d
Rivulus agilae Riviere d'Hervieux GP 05-13
Rivulus agilae Riviere d
Rivulus agilae Riviere d'Hervieux GML 96-01
Current Scientific Name:
Rivulus agilae
Described: Hoedeman, 1954
Common name(s):
Distribution: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Some Recorded Strains:
Fourgassier Fr Guy 07-5
Lago Marant JRG 07
Mont de Mahury
Riviere d'Hervieux GML 96-01
Riviere d'Hervieux GP 05-13
Riviere d'Hervieux GP 05-18
Rivière d'Hervieux JRG 03-10

This killifish has a large geographical range, and as such there exists considerable variation in colouration from population to population.

Breeding Rivulus agilae

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
2 other fishkeepers have successfully bred this species and left reports, their results are sumarised below

Method:
Spawning Mops (100%)

Water Conditions:
Neutral (100%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Rivulus agilae



Rivulus agilae Lago Marant JRG 07, male
Rivulus agilae Lago Marant JRG 07, male
Rivulus agilae Rivière d
Rivulus agilae Rivière d'Hervieux JRG 03-10. Female
Rivulus agilae A French Guianan strain: Fourgassier Fr Guy 07-5
Rivulus agilae A French Guianan strain: Fourgassier Fr Guy 07-5
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Rivulus agilae breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Rivulus agilae

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 Rivulus agilae, 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 Rivulus agilae 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 Rivulus agilae?

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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 Rivulus agilae?

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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 Rivulus agilae 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 Rivulus agilae?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Rivulus agilae
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder:
Date this record created: 15th September 2003
Breeding Report: Rivulus agilae
Location code: Mont de Mahury
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 23rd May 2004

Average success

Breeding Report: Rivulus agilae
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Breeder: Jan DKG 640, Germany
Date this record created: 25th April 2003