Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Rivulus brunneus
Described: Meek & Hildebrand, 1913
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
PBS 36

Breeding Rivulus brunneus

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Rivulus brunneus breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Rivulus brunneus

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Average success

Breeding Report: Rivulus brunneus
Location code: PBS 36
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding difficulty:
Success: Average
Other Comments: The eggs seem very sensitive to light so I now keep them in dark container. I have had 15 eggs on the best day but most days I collect 5 or 6 eggs. They seem to rest for 1 or 2 days without eggs every week. I have only kept them for 3 weeks so far.
Breeder: David Baker, Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
Date this record created: 17th October 2003