Current Scientific Name:
Described: Seegers, 1983
Some Recorded Strains:
JET 88 location
Rivulus deltaphilus breeding reports
Each record reproduced here represents one instance of breeding this species. Have you kept and bred Rivulus deltaphilus? 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 deltaphilus
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 deltaphilus, 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 Rivulus deltaphilus be a good addition to a community tank?
- Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
- Only with species of similar size
- Yes, a good community fish
How would you describe the disposition of Rivulus deltaphilus?
- Very timid
- Slightly timid
- Somewhat aggressive on occasions
- Very aggressive
In which water conditions do you keep these fish?
- Very soft and acidic
- Moderately soft and acidic
- Moderately hard and alkaline
- Very hard and alkaline
At what average temperature?
How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Rivulus deltaphilus?
- Almost all males
- Somewhat male heavy
- Roughly equal
- Somewhat female heavy
- Almost all females
In general, how difficult is Rivulus deltaphilus to keep and breed?
- Very easy
- Very difficult
How successful have you been at breeding Rivulus deltaphilus?
- Very unsuccessful
- Fairly unsuccessful
- Fairly successful
- Very successful
Very successful / fairly successful
Breeding Report: Rivulus deltaphilus
Location code: JET 88 location
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: Average rivulus typical top spawner even in 8-10 inches of water. Not a colorful fish though the Joshua tree local is a bit more impressive. easy maintenance
Breeder: Lee Van Hyfte, Iowa, USA (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 31st May 2004
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