Killifish
Current Scientific Name:
Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus
Described: Bussing, 1980
Common name(s):
Some Recorded Strains:
PT99

Breeding Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire
1 other fishkeeper has successfully bred this species and left a report, results are sumarised below

Method:
Spawning Mops (100%)

Water Conditions:
Neutral (100%)

Temperature:
20-23°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus


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Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus

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 Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus, 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.

breeder has filled in a breeding report, a summary of which is shown in the graphs below.

Would Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus 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 Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus?

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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 Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus?

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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 Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus 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 Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Rivulus isthmensis rubripunctatus
Location code: PT99
Water conditions: Neutral, 20-23oC
Spawning Method: Spawning Mops
Breeding problems: Skewed sex ratio
Sex ratio: Somewhat female heavy
Breeding difficulty: Easy
Success: Very successful
Other Comments: Breed in a shoe box rather shallow. Feed often. Mop spawner often eggs are layed out of water on the top of the mop. Very large eggs 2mm +. Kept in Dh2 ph 7 . Eggs often require forced hatch at a rate 50%. Not a well colored species but rareity in aquariums makes it a worthwhile fish. Toleration of poor water quality in its favor. Breeding is often stimulated by 90% water changes.
Breeder: Lee Van Hyfte, Iowa, USA (2 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 31st May 2004
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