Heterandria bimaculata (Heckel, ). AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia. Heterandria is a genus of livebearing fishes within the family Poeciliidae. Most species occur in Heterandria bimaculata (Heckel, ) (Twospot livebearer); Heterandria cataractae D. E. Rosen, ; Heterandria dirempta D. E. Rosen. Rev Biol Trop. Jun;55(2) [Diet of the tropical freshwater fish Heterandria bimaculata (Haeckel) and Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes.
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Poeciliidae based on mitochondrial and nuclear genes.
The two spot livebearer heterandroa accept a quality flake food or small pellets. Selected comment has been removed successfully!
Monophyly of Heterandriini Teleostei: Use a filtration system that is rated for the water volume of the aquarium and it is best to use a tight fitting lid as they can occasionally jump. The page has been removed successfully, you will be redirected now!
If you can get hold of some specimens they can make for a great breeding project if you have the aquarium space available. RosenHeterandria dirempta D. In the aquarium they tend to occupy the middle levels so the choice of substrate is personal but if using gravel make sure that the edges are well rounded.
However, it is not very likely that many species remain unknown hetetandria science as this is genus is only found in a rather restricted region, and only one new species has been discovered bimaculqta Not a difficult species to feed. Heterandria Least killifish H. Though many Poecilidae are familiar aquarium fishes, e. All comments must be submitted by registered members. Views Read Edit View history. If cared for correctly the two spot livebearer should have an average lifespan of at least years.
BaileyHeterandria obliqua D. Once she releases the young it is best to remove the female as quickly as possible and once done the fry can be given the same diet as the parent fish but make sure any flake is slightly crumbed down as they do have extremely small mouths. Species of Heterandria in FishBase. They are a very active species so will require open swimming spaces. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Heterandria bimaculata (Heckel, )
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Keep the water quality high by performing regular water bimavulata and remove any uneaten food after feeding bimmaculata to prevent it from decaying and fouling the water. Somewhat more frequently found in aquaria is H. Either login bimacylata email address is required. Please, click this link to login or register!
FishBase currently recognize 10 species in this genus,   but based on geneticsexternal characters, morphometrics and meristics H. The male will swim frantically around the females to encourage spawning. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. You can add live plants but expect them to get nibbled at times and the lighting levels should be moderate to high. They belong to the family of Poeciliidae and are classed as a very peaceful species.
Twospot livebearer – Heterandria bimaculata
Click here to close this box. It is best to add plenty of plants or spawning mops to the breeding tank as the parent fish will eat their young if given the chance. They get their common name from the distinctive spots that they display on their bodies which is complemented with a silver background colour and slight speckling on the finnage.
Condition the parent fish with plenty of live or frozen foods and add one male with females into the tank. After a few days the bellies of the females should start to swell as heterandri young develop, some breeders may separate the females at this stage to save as many fry as possible.
Retrieved April 8, Heterandria AgassizDiversity 10 species Synonyms Pseudoxiphophorus Heterandria is a genus of livebearing fishes within the family Poeciliidae.
Thanks a lot for understanding! Not difficult to breed if given the correct conditions. When mature the females will grow larger than the males.
Mature males will develop a modified anal fin referred to as the gonopodium.