Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Rivulus speciosus
Described: Fels & de Rham, 1981
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
Pucallpa

Breeding Rivulus speciosus

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Rivulus speciosus breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Rivulus speciosus

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Average success

Breeding Report: Rivulus speciosus
Location code: Pucallpa
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Almost all males
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Average
Other Comments: Species is very Male heavy, cannot determine sex at usual young age. My ratio has been about 15 males to 2 females. Someone I know out of 24 eggs got all males.
Breeder: CA, USA (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 14th April 2004

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