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Procedural guide for the artificial insemination of lyretail swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri

Procedural guide for the artificial insemination of lyretail swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri

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Published by University of Hawai"i Sea Grant College Program, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Xiphophorus helleri -- Artificial insemination.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathleen McGovern-Hopkins ... [et al.].
    SeriesCenter for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture publication -- no. 149., Publication (Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture) -- no. 149.
    ContributionsMcGovern-Hopkins, Kathleen., University of Hawaii at Manoa. Sea Grant College Program., University of Hawaii at Manoa. School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16150678M

    CTSA Publications. Under a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture (CTSA) funds research, development, demonstration and extension projects. Procedural Guide for the Artificial Insemination of the Lyretail Swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri. 12 pp. CTSA # Howerton, R. Best. The Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtail is an easy-to-keep, peaceful live-bearing fish. Like many other livebearers, it comes in several brilliant color variations, including red, yellow and orange. The Hi Fin Lyretail is a fin variation of the Xiphophorus helleri. The male Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtail has a feathery, lyre-shaped tail and flowing fins, with.

    Appropriate Home In an aquarium with at least gallons of water, an External Power Filter with a BIO-Wheel, 1/4-inch or less of gravel, and an Aquarium Heater adjusted to between 78 and 82 degrees F. Click here for more about warm water aquariums. Like most livebearers Swordtails will do better with 1-Tablespoon of Aquarium Salt per 5-gallons of water. Aquarium Plants Discounts Swordtail Lyretail Assorted Colors - Freshwater Live Tropical Fish The Red Wag Swordtail demonstrates a classic color combination notable among the widely bred color varieties of the Xiphophorus helleri Swordtail. The bold color combination of red and black gives the Red Wag Swordtail a sophisticated appearance.1/5(1).

    A couple of dwarf species, the Pygmy Swordtail Xiphophorus pygmaeus and Panuco Swordtail Xiphophorus nigrensis, are sometimes available. The Spotted Swordtail Xiphophorus montezumae was introduced into the aquarium hobby as early as , while the popular Green Swordtail was first introduced in Live Swordtails. 6 Products. Lyretail/Hifin Swordtail - Xiphophorus helleri. Due to Covid 19 Outbreak, we are suspending livestock shipping until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Pink Coral Swordtail - Xiphophorus helleri. Out of Stock.


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Procedural guide for the artificial insemination of lyretail swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Procedural guide for the artificial insemination of lyretail swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri (Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture publication) on. Procedural Guide for the Artificial Insemination of the Lyretail Swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri Kathleen McGovern-Hopkins, Clyde S.

Tamaru, Ph.D., Glenn Takeshita and Mike Yamamoto, M.S. University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology University of Hawai‘i Correa Road, HIG Honolulu File Size: KB.

Procedural Guide for the Artificial Insemination of Lyretail Swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. CTSA # 16 pp. Progress 10/01/01 to 09/30/02 Outputs The regional aquaculture center funded by this grant has provided a variety of support services to the project development and execution to assist aquaculture development in the region.

a variety of ornamental fish species. This manual on the commercial production of the swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri, is the latest in the series. The information presented in these manuals should help farmers to overcome some of the difficulties encountered with the commercial production of ornamental fish in Hawaii.

Unless stated otherwise. The fin form and color vary. Short-finned Green Swordtail is the closest to the original form.

Basically, there are three different variants: Short-finned, high finned and Hi-Fin Lyretail Swordtail. Lyretail may be the most elegant but the gonopodium is enlarged enough to make mating impossible. McGovern-Hopkins K, Tamaru CS, Takeshita G, Yamamoto M. Procedural guide for the artificial insemination of the lyretail swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri.

Honolulu: CTSA Publication Number ; Honolulu: CTSA Publication Number Procedural guide for the artificial insemination of lyretail swordtails Cited by:   This month monthly species is swordtails (Xiphophorus Helleri).

This is a livebearers from Central America. his is good general information about basic tips. One problem with raising lyretail swordtails is that the males are functionally sterile. While they produce viable sperm, they have an elongated gonopodium (a penis-like modified anal fin used to inject sperm into the female), which prevents them from mating.

Lyretail in xiphophorines (members of the genus Xiphophorus containing platies, variatus, and swords) is a. Xiphophorus helleri adore fast flowing streams and rivers. However, these fish will also populate pools, canals, and even warm springs.

In fact, this is a good way to tell apart a sword from that other Xiphophorus resident, the Platy. While the former has a penchant for moving water, the latter opts for more tranquil bodies.

Xiphophorus Helleri Swordtail - Free download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. One of the many advantages of speaking at aquarium societies across the country is the privilege of visiting hobbyists' fishrooms.

In November ofI spoke about my family's hatchery operations at the Louisville Tropical Fish Fanciers, a club in Kentucky.

Lyretail Swordtail can give birth to as many as 80 fries during a single spawn. Quick Status Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtail Scientific Name: Xiphophorus helleri Family: Poeciliidae Minimum Tank. Swordtails (Xiphophorus helleri) are colorful liverbearers that are easy to keep in an as the name livebearers decribes, these fish bear their young alive and do not lay eggs.

Swordtails are from Mexico. Both the male and female of this species are similar in coloration, however, the male has a "sword" extending from the lowermost portion of his tail.

Hence. The Koi Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) is a color morph originating from the popular group of fish collectively known as Swordtails. Koi Swordtails receive their common name from their similarity to the popular selectively bred carp call Koi (Nishikigoi), more specifically the Kohaku, Sanke and Show Koi varieties with exhibit the popular orange, red & black colored areas over a milky white body.

Covariation between predation risk, body size and fin elaboration in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri.

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 83(1), Earley, R. L., & Dugatkin, L. Eavesdropping on visual cues in green swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) fights: a. Most of the swordtail fish owners I have talked to say that they notice slow growth when their swordtail fry are in a breeding trap or in a small breeding tank.

To facilitate faster growth and to ensure that your swordtails are healthy, you will have to buy a gallon community aquarium tank – the minimum recommended size – and at least The Swordtail (Xiphophorus Hellerii) a lively, peaceful yet resilient Livebearer well suited for a community aquarium.

The cultivated Swordtail was developed from the wild Green Swordtail which is closely related to the Platy (X. maculatus/variatus). The males are easily distinguished by. Swordtails Xiphophorus helleri Live bearing Tooth Carp Family or Poeciliidae. Natural Range Swordtails are native to Mexico to Guatemala-Maximum Size and Longevity Swordtails can grow up to 13cm.

Water Quality Livebearers generally require harder water with pH over neutral: Temperature: 22oC — 27oC pH: — 7. Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtails are jumpers so be sure to provide an adequate cover over the aquarium.

The Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtail requires an aquarium of at least 30 gallons that is well planted with plenty of room for swimming. Because of its peaceful nature, the Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtail is well suited for the community aquarium. The Hi-Fin Lyretail Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) is a member of the group of fish commonly known as Swordtails, which are some of the most widely kept and popular of the tropical community fish species available within the hobby.

Swordtails are a species of live-bearing fish that flourish in the rivers and streams of Central America. You need to cross a female with a regular male to get the lyretail you are looking for without artificial insemination.

The only problem is finding someone who will let one of the females go. I keep some lyretail swords and maybe my fella doesn't have an "elongated gonopodium" because I have had fry(and boy did that lady swordtail get ripped.

Swordtails can hybridise with Platys, and if they are kept in a mixed tank male Swordtails will pursue female Platys and visa versa. Diet [ edit | edit source ] A variety of foods accepted including pellets, flake, daphnia, frozen tubifex worms and brine also like to eat some blanched vegetables like courgette, cucumber or lettuce.The Blood Red Hi Fin Lyretail Swordtail is an exquisite color morph of the popular Swordtails.

This highly sought-after variation of Xiphophorus helleri boasts a breath-taking, saturated red coloration and unusual red eyes. The Blood Red Hi Fin Swordtail is a definite "must.

Our assorted swordtail selections, also known as Xiphophorous Hellerii, are all farm raised in the United States. We offer a wide variety including red, red wag, painted, neon green, marigold, pineapple, black, sunset, velvet, gold swordtail, red brick, and much more.