Killifish
Fundulopanchax mamfensis Ossing
Fundulopanchax mamfensis Ossing
Fundulopanchax mamfensis 
RIM 2001 Butatong
Fundulopanchax mamfensis RIM 2001 Butatong
Fundulopanchax mamfensis Mfuni CSK 95-5
Fundulopanchax mamfensis Mfuni CSK 95-5
Current Scientific Name:
Fundulopanchax mamfensis
Described: (Radda), 1974
Common name(s): Mamfé killifish
Distribution: Cameroon, Nigeria
Some Recorded Strains:
Ebinisi HAH 98
Faishang
Mfuni CSK 95-5
Ossing
RIM 2001/Basua
RIM 2001/Butatong

Fundulopanchax mamfensis was long considered a subspecies of Fundulopanchax gardneri, though is better known today as a distinct species.

Breeding Fundulopanchax mamfensis

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
6 other fishkeepers have successfully bred this species and left reports, their results are sumarised below

Method:
Spawning Mops (67%)
Adult fish removed from tank (33%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately soft and acidic (67%)
Neutral (33%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (67%)
24-27°C (33%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Fundulopanchax mamfensis


Fundulopanchax mamfensis  Ebinisi HAH 98 - male
Fundulopanchax mamfensis Ebinisi HAH 98 - male
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Blue Gardner's AKA Steel Blue Killifish (Fundulopanchax gardneri), Tank-Bred!

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$15

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1 Pair (M+F) Live Fundulopanchax Gardneri Clauseni Killifish

Red Springs, North Carolina, 283**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$30

A male and female pair of Fundulopanchax Gardneri Clauseni. If you are looking for color, look no further than killiefish! These guys are amazing and have a great combination of yellows, reds, and blues. In the event that fish arrives dead, pictures must be taken showing the deceased fish still in bag and sent through email or eBay messaging within 2 hours of delivery
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Large Adult Male Killifish (Fundulopanchax Gardneri Nigerianus Dumbo)

Hamilton, Michigan, 494**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$30

(Actual fish pictured) Introduce a magnificent freshwater fish to your aquarium with this stunning Large Adult Male Killifish (Fundulopanchax Gardneri Nigerianus Dumbo). This fish boasts a moderate temperament, making it an ideal choice for beginners seeking to add some color and life to their aquatic setup. With its striking appearance and ease of care, this Killifish is sure to make a wonderful addition to any size aquarium. Hobbyists raised. Live arrival guaranteed
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Fundulopanchax mamfensis breeding reports

Each record reproduced here represents one instance of breeding this species. Have you kept and bred Fundulopanchax mamfensis? Why not add a breeding report? If you had different results, or used different methods, please share your experiences

How to keep and breed Fundulopanchax mamfensis

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 Fundulopanchax mamfensis, 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.

breeders have filled in breeding reports, a summary of the results are shown in the graphs below.

Would Fundulopanchax mamfensis be a good addition to a community tank?

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  1. Never
  2. Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
  3. Only with species of similar size
  4. Yes, a good community fish

How would you describe the disposition of Fundulopanchax mamfensis?

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  1. Very timid
  2. Slightly timid
  3. Neutral
  4. Somewhat aggressive on occasions
  5. Very aggressive

In which water conditions do you keep these fish?

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  1. Very soft and acidic
  2. Moderately soft and acidic
  3. Neutral
  4. Moderately hard and alkaline
  5. Very hard and alkaline

At what average temperature?

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  1. 10-15°C
  2. 16-19°C
  3. 20-23°C
  4. 24-27°C
  5. 28°C+

What, if any is the biggest difficulty encountered when breeding these fish?

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  1. Poor egg production
  2. Poor egg survival
  3. Poor fry survival rate
  4. Deformities
  5. Skewed sex ratio

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Fundulopanchax mamfensis?

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  1. Almost all males
  2. Somewhat male heavy
  3. Roughly equal
  4. Somewhat female heavy
  5. Almost all females

In general, how difficult is Fundulopanchax mamfensis to keep and breed?

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  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Fundulopanchax mamfensis?

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  1. Very unsuccessful
  2. Fairly unsuccessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly successful
  5. Very successful

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Fundulopanchax mamfensis
Location code: Faishang
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Somewhat female heavy
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: Picky eaters during the early stages of development (first 3 months) and only accepted baby brine shrimp. Dry foods accepted only after 3 months old.
Breeder: Hampon, Mexico City (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 4th October 2005
Breeding Report: Fundulopanchax mamfensis
Location code: Ebinisi HAH 98
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Adult fish removed from tank
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Almost all females
Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: seems very light shy, and only seems willing to lay eggs in java moss
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 24th December 2003
Breeding Report: Fundulopanchax mamfensis
Location code: Ossing
Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 24th December 2003

Red Cap Medaka Ricefish aka Japanese Ricefish / Killifish (Oryzias latipes "Red Ca

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