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Anostomus anostomus
Striped headstander
breeding notes

BREEDING: Breeding is difficult, and in most cases will not occur in the aquarium.

Have you bred Anostomus anostomus? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?


This page summarises breeding reports provided by visitors to this site, along with some statistical analysis. Please feel free to contribute - whatever your experience!

1 breeder has filled in a breeding report, a summary of which is shown in the graphs below. You can read the full reports here.

To add details of your experiences of Anostomus anostomus, why not fill in a Breeding and maintenance Report.

Would Anostomus anostomus 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 Anostomus anostomus?
graph2
  1. Very timid
  2. Slightly timid
  3. Neutral
  4. Somewhat aggresive 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?
graph4
  1. 10-15°C
  2. 16-19°C
  3. 20-23°C
  4. 24-27°C
  5. 28°C+

In general, how difficult is Anostomus anostomus to keep and breed?
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  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Average
  4. Difficult
  5. Very difficult

How sucessful have you been at breeding Anostomus anostomus?
graph8
  1. Very unsucessful
  2. Fairly unsucessful
  3. Average
  4. Fairly sucessful
  5. Very sucessful


Remember, each record represents only one persons experience; if you had different results, or used different methods, please share your experiences


Water conditions: Moderately soft and acidic Water temperature: 28oC+
Disposition: Active, but not aggresive Community tank?: Only with species of similar size
Spawning Method: Other (see below)Breeding problems: none
Sex ratio: Breeding difficulty: Difficult
Sucess: Fairly unsucessfulYears Experience: 1
Other Comments:
Date this record created: 24th November 2012Breeding date: 2012
Breeder: Location:







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