Killifish
Simpsonichthys hellneri
Simpsonichthys hellneri
Simpsonichthys hellneri
Simpsonichthys hellneri
Current Scientific Name:
Simpsonichthys hellneri
Described: (Berkenkamp), 1993
Common name(s):
Distribution: Brazil

Breeding Simpsonichthys hellneri

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0 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 (100%)

Temperature:
24-27°C (100%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Simpsonichthys hellneri


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Simpsonichthys hellneri breeding reports

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

How to keep and breed Simpsonichthys hellneri

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 hellneri, 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 Simpsonichthys hellneri 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 Simpsonichthys hellneri?

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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+

How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Simpsonichthys hellneri?

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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 Simpsonichthys hellneri 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 Simpsonichthys hellneri?

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

Very successful / fairly successful

Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys hellneri
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: Very nice and easy fish to keep and breed. They are very productiv og not agressive towards the females. They do well in trios. Incobationtime at 22-25C is 3 mounths. The fry takes newly hasched brine schrimps as the first food. Temp in my tanks are 22-23 at night and 25-26 during daytime
Breeder: Jesper Thorup, Denmark SKS 13. SAA 89
Date this record created: 3rd May 2003
Breeding Report: Simpsonichthys hellneri
Water conditions: Moderately hard and alkaline, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Sex ratio: Roughly equal
Breeding difficulty: Very easy
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: Very nice and easy fish to keep and breed. They are very productiv og not agressive towards the females. They do well in trios. Incobationtime at 22-25C is 3 mounths. The fry takes newly hasched brine schrimps as the first food. Temp in my tanks are 22-23 at night and 25-26 during daytime
Breeder: Jesper Thorup, Denmark, SKS 13, SAA 89
Date this record created: 3rd May 2003
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