Common Name(s)
Kribensis, rainbow krib, rainbow cichlid, purple cichlid
Scientific Name
Pelvicachromis pulcher
Family
Cichlidae
Origin
Southern Nigeria, Western Cameroon
Temperament
Peaceful, except while breeding
Maximum Size
4 inches
Minimum Tank Size
20g long
Tank Setup
Caves and a sand substrate
Tank Region
Middle-bottom
Diet
Will accept most foods.
Breeding
Easy to breed, they are a cave spawner.
Compatibility
Good for a community tank unless you have a breeding pair.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 75-81 Fahrenheit
Female in front, male behind:
Kribpair (1).jpg

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Females are more colorful and rounder-bodied, males have more pointed fins.

An albino form is available.