Issue #687 June 2013
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About the Cover
Killifish are often difficult to find in the hobby. They come from far-flung locations, and many have short life spans and challenging breeding habits, but their beauty makes all the effort to find, keep, and breed them worthwhile to dedicated hobbyists. This month we feature several articles on finding, keeping, and breeding these tiny gems in celebration of this year’s 52nd annual American Killifish Association convention.
Photograph by Hristo Hristov.
Tip of the Month:
That the splash tetra Copella arnoldi lays its eggs out of the water! The pair jumps out of the water and lay its eggs on the underside of an overhanging leaf. When spawning is over, the male splashes the eggs periodically to keep them wet. The fry fall into the water when they hatch.