Killifish

The annual fish of South America tend to inhabit temporary pools created by the massive flooding of rivers such as the Amazon and its tributaries rather than direct rainfall. There are numerous genera of fish that fit this description, the main ones are: Austrolebias, Cynolebias, Pterolebias, Gnatholebias, Moema, Rachovia and Simpsonichthys.

Killifish species


Austrofundulus guajira
Austrofundulus limnaeus
Austrofundulus myersi
Austrofundulus transilis
Austrolebias adloffi
Austrolebias affinis
Austrolebias alexandri
Austrolebias apaii
Austrolebias bellottii
Austrolebias carvalhoi
Austrolebias charrua
Austrolebias cinereus
Austrolebias cyaneus
Austrolebias duraznensis
Austrolebias gymnoventris
Austrolebias ibicuiensis
Austrolebias jaegari
Austrolebias juanlangi
Austrolebias litzi
Austrolebias luteoflammulatus
Austrolebias melanoorus
Austrolebias minuano
Austrolebias nachtigalli
Austrolebias nigripinnis
Austrolebias nigrofasciatus
Austrolebias nioni
Austrolebias nonoiuliensis
Austrolebias paranaensis
Austrolebias patriciae
Austrolebias periodicus
Austrolebias robustus
Austrolebias salviai
Austrolebias toba
Austrolebias vandenbergi
Austrolebias vazferreirai
Austrolebias viarius
Cynolebias albipunctatus
Cynolebias attenuatus
Cynolebias gibbus
Cynolebias gilbertoi
Cynolebias griseus
Cynolebias itapicuruensis
Cynolebias leptocephalus
Cynolebias microphthalmus
Cynolebias perforatus
Cynolebias porosus
Cynolebias vazabarrisensis
Gnatholebias hoignei
Gnatholebias zonatus
Leptolebias aureoguttatus
Leptolebias cruzi
Leptolebias leitaoi
Leptolebias marmoratus
Leptolebias minimus
Leptolebias opalescens
Leptolebias splendens
Megalebias cheradophilus
Megalebias elongatus
Megalebias monstrosus
Megalebias prognathus
Megalebias wolterstorffi
Micromoema xiphophora
Moema hellneri
Moema heterostigma
Moema nudifrontata
Moema pepotei
Moema piriana
Moema portugali
Moema quiii
Moema staecki
Nematolebias papilliferus
Nematolebias whitei
Plesiolebias aruana
Plesiolebias glaucopterus
Plesiolebias lacerdai
Plesiolebias sp. Xingu
Plesiolebias xavantei
Pterolebias bokermanni
Pterolebias longipinnis
Pterolebias phasianus
Rachovia brevis
Rachovia hummelincki
Rachovia maculipinnis
Rachovia pyropunctata
Rachovia stellifer
Renova oscari
Simpsonichthys alternatus
Simpsonichthys antenori
Simpsonichthys auratus
Simpsonichthys boitonei
Simpsonichthys bokermanni
Simpsonichthys brunoi
Simpsonichthys chacoensis
Simpsonichthys cholopteryx
Simpsonichthys constanciae
Simpsonichthys costai
Simpsonichthys delucai
Simpsonichthys elegans
Simpsonichthys fasciatus
Simpsonichthys filamentosus
Simpsonichthys flagellatus
Simpsonichthys flammeus
Simpsonichthys flavicaudatus
Simpsonichthys fulminantis
Simpsonichthys ghisolfii
Simpsonichthys gibberatus
Simpsonichthys hellneri
Simpsonichthys izecksohni
Simpsonichthys janaubensis
Simpsonichthys macaubensis
Simpsonichthys magnificus
Simpsonichthys marginatus
Simpsonichthys mediopapillatus
Simpsonichthys multiradiatus
Simpsonichthys myersi
Simpsonichthys notatus
Simpsonichthys ocellatus
Simpsonichthys perpendicularis
Simpsonichthys picturatus
Simpsonichthys reticulatus
Simpsonichthys rosaceus
Simpsonichthys rufus
Simpsonichthys santanae
Simpsonichthys similis
Simpsonichthys stellatus
Simpsonichthys suzarti
Simpsonichthys trilineatus
Simpsonichthys virgulatus
Simpsonichthys zonatus
Spectrolebias semiocellatus
Terranatos dolichopterus

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South American killifish for sale

Kryptolebias marmoratus «Dangriga» (Rare Killifish)

Glasgow, Glasgow (City of), G53***, UNITED KINGDOM

£15

This lot is 1 (one) hermaphroditic female of Kryptolebias marmoratus «Dangriga» (Stann Creek District, Belize) - approx 2 3 cm in size. The male is not required for breeding. They require brackish water - one levelled teaspoon of marine salt per every 2 litres of water
The Mangrove Killifish or Mangrove Rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus, is a species of fish in the Aplocheilidae family. It lives in brackish and marine waters (less frequently in fresh water) along the coasts of Florida, ... more

* fe Revue Aquarama n°53 Cynolebias nigripinnis / Aequidens rivulatus

Licques, 62***, FRANCE

€6

BEG
sans fiches techniques... more

Spawn (Eggs) of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» (Rare Killifish)

Woking, GU21***, UNITED KINGDOM

£30

This listing offers eggs of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» in the spawning substrate. It's a result of 2-pair x 10-day spawn (uncounted eggs).
For experienced killifish breeders!
Incubation of the eggs may take from 5 to 8 months and hatching can be hastened by putting them in a shallow tank of water. However, do not be tempted to rush the process as this might harm the fry. If the eggs still haven??t hatched after another 4 to 5 weeks, repeat this process until they do. Some ... more

Spawn (Eggs) of Austrolebias wolterstorffi «Ilha do Leonídio» (Rare Killifish)

Glasgow, G46***, UNITED KINGDOM

£30

This listing offers eggs of Austrolebias wolterstorffi «Ilha do Leonídio» (Rio Grande do Sul ?? Brazil) in the spawning substrate. It's a result of 2-pair x 10-day spawn (uncounted eggs). For experienced killifish breeders!
Incubation of the eggs may take from 3 to 4 months and hatching can be hastened by putting them in a shallow tank of water. However, do not be tempted to rush the process as this might harm the fry. If the eggs still haven??t hatched after another 4 to 5 weeks, repeat ... more

Spawn (Eggs) of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» (Rare Killifish)

Glasgow, G53***, UNITED KINGDOM

£30

This listing offers eggs of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» in the spawning substrate. It's a result of 2-pair x 10-day spawn (uncounted eggs).
For experienced killifish breeders!
Incubation of the eggs may take from 5 to 8 months and hatching can be hastened by putting them in a shallow tank of water. However, do not be tempted to rush the process as this might harm the fry. If the eggs still haven??t hatched after another 4 to 5 weeks, repeat this process until they do. Some ... more

Spawn (Eggs) of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» (Rare Killifish)

Glasgow, G46***, UNITED KINGDOM

£30

This listing offers eggs of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» in the spawning substrate. It's a result of 2-pair x 10-day spawn (uncounted eggs).
For experienced killifish breeders!
Incubation of the eggs may take from 5 to 8 months and hatching can be hastened by putting them in a shallow tank of water. However, do not be tempted to rush the process as this might harm the fry. If the eggs still haven??t hatched after another 4 to 5 weeks, repeat this process until they do. Some ... more

Spawn (Eggs) of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» (Rare Killifish)

Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM

£30

This listing offers eggs of Moema hellneri «Bellavista PE 2023» in the spawning substrate. It's a result of 2-pair x 10-day spawn (uncounted eggs).
For experienced killifish breeders!
Incubation of the eggs may take from 5 to 8 months and hatching can be hastened by putting them in a shallow tank of water. However, do not be tempted to rush the process as this might harm the fry. If the eggs still haven??t hatched after another 4 to 5 weeks, repeat this process until they do. Some ... more