Killifish
Simpsonichthys marginatus
Simpsonichthys marginatus
Current Scientific Name:
Simpsonichthys marginatus
Described: Costa & Brasil, 1996
Common name(s):

Breeding Simpsonichthys marginatus

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Simpsonichthys marginatus breeding reports

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How to keep and breed Simpsonichthys marginatus

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 Simpsonichthys marginatus, 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.

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Unsuccessful

Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys marginatus
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg survival
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly unsuccessful
Other Comments: S.marginatus is considered extinct in the wild due to ground clearance in their native area to build a plantation in Brazil.
Breeder: Hong Kong (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 15th April 2005
Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys marginatus
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg survival
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly unsuccessful
Other Comments: S.marginatus is considered extinct in the wild due to ground clearance in their native area to build a plantation in Brazil.
Breeder: Hong Kong (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 15th April 2005
Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys marginatus
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeder: Stephanie Velasco "Wyrick", Kansas City (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd March 2006
Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys marginatus
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeder: Stephanie Velasco "Wyrick", Kansas City (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd March 2006
Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys marginatus
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Very unsuccessful
Breeder: Stephanie Velasco "Wyrick", Kansas City (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 2nd March 2006