Killifish
Nothobranchius palmqvisti TAN 95-16 Gezani
Nothobranchius palmqvisti TAN 95-16 Gezani
Nothobranchius palmqvisti Gezani Tan 95-16 female
Nothobranchius palmqvisti Gezani Tan 95-16 female
Nothobranchius palmqvisti Pangani TZ 94-7
Nothobranchius palmqvisti Pangani TZ 94-7
Current Scientific Name:
Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Described: (L?nnberg), 1907
Common name(s):
Distribution: Tanzania, Kenya
Some Recorded Strains:
Gezani TAN 95-16
KF 01-1 Mwangwei Village
Machimboni TAN 98-2
Pangani TZ 94-7
Ramisi KE 01-12

Like all Nothobranchius, this species is best spawned over peat moss, and prefers a diet of livefoods.

Breeding Nothobranchius palmqvisti

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

Method:
Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately hard and alkaline (75%)
Neutral (25%)

Temperature:
24-27°C (50%)
20-23°C (38%)
10-15°C (13%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Nothobranchius palmqvisti


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Nothobranchius palmqvisti breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Nothobranchius palmqvisti

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 Nothobranchius palmqvisti, 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 Nothobranchius palmqvisti be a good addition to a community tank?

graph1
  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 Nothobranchius palmqvisti?

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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?

graph3
  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?

graph4
  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?

graph5
  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 Nothobranchius palmqvisti?

graph6
  1. Almost all males
  2. Somewhat male heavy
  3. Roughly equal
  4. Somewhat female heavy
  5. Almost all females

In general, how difficult is Nothobranchius palmqvisti to keep and breed?

graph7
  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How successful have you been at breeding Nothobranchius palmqvisti?

graph8
  1. Very unsuccessful
  2. Fairly unsuccessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly successful
  5. Very successful

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Almost all females
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: The heavily skewed sex ratio allows for masses of eggs, without too much aggression.
Breeder: (5 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 13th August 2002
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat female heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: Jules, Bucks
Date this record created: 21st January 2003
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: Gezani TAN 95-16
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Almost all females
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: Dan, Rumania (3 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 17th May 2004
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: Ramisi KE 01-12
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 10-15oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Very successful
Breeder: Herve, South Africa (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 5th June 2005
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor egg production
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder:
Date this record created: 6th May 2003
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: Gezani TAN 95-16
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: After keeping this strain for several years and ALWAYS getting a sex ratio of 5:1 females:males, this time I got a 50:50 ratio. We had a particularly hot summer this year, and my eggs were cooking in their bags. By the time I hatched them, temperatures were back to normal. Perhaps higher egg storage temperature is the key?
Breeder: Jules, UK (5 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 28th November 2003
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: KF 01-1 Mwangwei Village
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 11th June 2004
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: Gezani TAN 95-16
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Fairly successful
Breeder: (11 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 24th June 2007

Average success

Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: Pangani TZ 94-7
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor fry survival rate
Sex ratio: Somewhat male heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Average
Other Comments: To attain the full colour, I feed all my fish on brinesrimp and beefheart.
Breeder: Jonathan Theuma, B'Kara (Malta) (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 30th April 2005
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Location code: KF 01-1 Mwangwei Village
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Average
Breeder: kho, Singapore (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 16th July 2005
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