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Nothobranchius palmqvisti
Palmqvists killifish
(Lonnberg) 1907

Nothobranchius palmqvisti - Palmqvists killifish - The Gezani strain of Nothobranchius palmqvisti
The Gezani strain of Nothobranchius palmqvisti
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(Other members of the genus Nothobranchius)

ADULT SIZE: 5 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-28 C

FOOD: Feed Nothobranchius palmqvisti small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Tanzania

SEXUAL DIFFERENCES: Male Nothobranchius are intensely coloured, whilst females are somewhat smaller and a drab grey/brown colour.

60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH + FOOD

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60 EGGS NOTHOBRANCHIUS KILLIFISH KILLI EGG HATCHING TROPICAL FISH + FOOD

Current price: $19.55
buy it now
Time left: 22d 4h 25m

AQUARIUM CARE: The genus Nothobranchius holds some of the most deliciously coloured freshwater fish known. They inhabit temporary waters throughout East, and to a lesser extent Southern and Central Africa. These species are only short lived (9 months to 1 year) and most people who keep them breed them also. They are unfussy with regard water conditions, light levels etc, though can be fussy eaters, preferring live food,to commercially available dried foods; though they can be trained to eat anything.

BREEDING: A typical soil spawning killi, with an incubation time of 3 months. Eggs must be incubated in moist peat until they are ready to hatch

Have you bred Nothobranchius palmqvisti? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Nothobranchius palmqvisti breeding reports








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