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Described: de Carvalho, 1959
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Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys boitonei
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Other Comments: The incubation time for eggs is only around 8 weeks. I have found it important not to keep the eggs too warm during incubation.Around 72 degrees F is final.Higher temp.seem to result in none or very few fry.
Breeder: (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 3rd March 2009
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MUENG, SAMUTPRAKARN, TH
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