Current Scientific Name:
Rivulus gransabanae
Described: Lasso, Taphorn, & Thomerson, 1992
Common name(s):

Breeding Rivulus gransabanae

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Rivulus gransabanae breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Rivulus gransabanae

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Breeding Report: Rivulus gransabanae
Water conditions: Very soft and acidic, 16-19oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly unsuccessful
Other Comments: Species can be extremely aggressive. Breed in dark cool conditions oak leaves on bottom intensify the muted colors. Eggs are 3mm HUGE. slow growing and rather difficult to sex at a young age.
Breeder: Lee van Hyfte, Iowa, USA (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 31st May 2004

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