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The Killifish lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater environment.

A killifish is any of various oviparous (egg-laying) cyprinodontiform fish (including families Aplocheilidae, Cyprinodontidae, Fundulidae, Nothobranchiidae, Profundulidae, Rivulidae and Valenciidae). All in all there are some 1270 different species of killifish, the biggest family being Rivulidae, containing more than 320 species. More

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Killifish (Fundulus chrysotus) (credit: Gene Wolfsheimer)Any of a few hundred species of egg-laying topminnows (see guppy) in the family Cyprinodontidae. They are found worldwide in brackish, salt, and fresh water, including desert hot springs. Some species grow to 6 in. (15 cm) long. More

Killifish can live in ponds,puddles,lakes,streams, Although Killifish can live and breed in many diverse habitats in the wild, it is a challenge to raise the fry in an aquarium setting. More

killifish that wouldn't eat flake food - in the worst of cases - I recall one pair of Cynolebias - introducing dither fish helps the more neurotic fish to figure out those floaty bits might be edible. More

Killifish are well-known for their adaptability and many species inhabit bodies of water that dry up during the dry season. More

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Killifish are sometimes referred to as the "living jewels" of the fish world. Killies are very hardy making them a perfect choice for the beginning hobbyist. Killifish make a wonderful addition to any peaceful community aquarium, as they add a diversity of beautiful color and form. More

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Caring for the Nothobranchius killifish is not all that hard but they do require a little extra attention than the common Aphyosemion Killifish species. A minimum aquarium of 10 gallons (37.8 liters) is required for every three fish of any this species. More

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American Killifish Association TAKO ( Texas Area Killifish Organization ) Texas Cichlid Association FOTAS ( Federation Of Texas Aquarium Societies ) Cyprinodontidae or egg laying tooth carp. A rather large group of fish. More

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The Chicago Killifish Association is the First & Oldest Killifish Group in the USA. More

killifish or kil·li·fish·es Any of numerous small fishes of the family Cyprinodontidae, including the guppy and mosquito fish, inhabiting chiefly fresh and brackish waters in warm regions. More

killifish, northern representative, especially the genus Fundulus, of the Cyprinodontidae or toothed minnows, a family that includes also the topminnows and many popular aquarium fishes (e.g., the guppy or rainbow fish, Lebistes reticulatus) among its brightly colored tropical species. More

Killifish are different than most other Aquarium fish in that the females lay a few eggs every day, as opposed to a lot of eggs at one time. Therefore you usually allow them to remain in the spawning tank for about 2 weeks before you collect the eggs. More

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British Killifish Association THE BRITISH KILLIFISH ASSOCIATION = The British Killifish Association is dedicated to the study of, propagation of, and publication of knowledge pertaining to Killifish. More

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The name killifish is often used to describe small fish of the Fundulus genus. In Rhode Island, at least two species of Fundulus are present: the common mummichog and the striped killifish. The body shape of these fish is standard for both species. More

The banded killifish is the only freshwater member of the killifish family present in New York. These little fish are found in the quiet waters of lakes, ponds, rivers, and estuaries. More

Other killifish species can be found in North and Central America. Killifish are also called “topminnows,” but they are not related to species in the minnow family (Cyprinidae). More

Food: Feeding killifish can be a real pleasure. More

Killifish can be found throughout Africa, South and North America, and parts of Asia. More

A killifish is any of various small, mainly oviparous (egg-laying) cyprinodont fish (order Cyprinodontiformes, family Cyprinodontidae). The name killifish is derived from the Dutch word "kilde", meaning small creek, puddle. The two primary families for Killis are Nothobranchiidae and Aplocheilidae. More

killifish definition ☆ killi·fish (kil′i fis̸h′) noun pl. More

A killifish egg, 60 times magnification "eyed up" and ready to hatch. Enlarge This picture More

Common names

Cinolebia in Spanish (español)
Hundskärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Juovaviuhkaevä in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Killifish in English
Schwarzband-Fächerkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
黑带珠鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
黑带鰕鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
黑帶珠鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
黑帶鰕鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Cynopoecilus melanotaenia has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Rivulidae
Genus : Cynopoecilus
Species : Cynopoecilus melanotaenia
Authority : Regan, 1912