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Home > Freshwater Fish > African Cichlids > Kribensis Cichlid
Kribensis Cichlid (Pelvicachromis pulcher)
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 QUICK STATS
Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Water Conditions: 72-82° F, KH 3-10, pH 6.0-8.0
Max. Size: 4"
Color Form: Black, Red, Yellow
Diet: Omnivore
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Origin: Farm Raised
Family: Cichlidae

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The Kribensis Cichlid, which originated from Western Africa is tank-raised and is one of the easier African Cichlids to breed. They have an elongated shape and are black in color with a yellow stripe and red belly. The belly takes on a more vivid red coloration during times of breeding. This is one of the smaller African Cichlids, and is often referred to as a dwarf Cichlid.

The Kribensis Cichlid is ideally kept in a 50-gallon or larger aquarium. Male Kribensis, whether full coloration or albino, are often more attracted to the albino female because of the intense red that the albino female displays during breeding. They are a cave spawning species so plenty of rocks and caves should be provided. Feed the fry baby brine shrimp and finely ground flake food.

The Kribensis should be given a diet containing mostly vegetable-based foods, supplemented with meaty type foods. Feed with a quality vegetable-based flake food, algae, and other foods designed for African Cichlids.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small 1" to 1- 3/4" Large 1-3/4" to 3"


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  CN-89606,  $ 4.29
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