Pelvicachromis

A male and female pair of Pelvicachromis rolloffi

Pelvicachromis roloffi

Pelvicachromis roloffi is a dwarf cichlid species from western Africa. It’s uncommon in the hobby but makes an excellent community fish. Unfortunately, compared to their brightly colored relatives, P. roloffi is rather plain which is the main reason they aren’t too popular. In an aquarium, they are peaceful, easy to care for, and not too

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adult pair of Pelvicachromis kribensis "Moliwe" which was previously known as Pelvicachromis taeniatus "Moliwe"

Pelvicachromis kribensis – A Beautiful West African Dwarf Cichlid

The varieties of Pelvicachromis kribensis are among the most colorful of the West African dwarf cichlids. In fact, they are among the most colorful of all aquarium fish. P. kribensis was introduced to aquarists as Pelvacachromis taeniatus and they remained under this name until 2014. While the correct name is usually used today, any information

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Pelvicachromis pulcher male

Pelvicachromis pulcher – a Guide to Krib Cichlids

Pelvicachromis pulcher, commonly known as the krib, rainbow krib, or kribensis, has been a favorite aquarium fish for many years. This delightful dwarf cichlid from West Africa has it all; it’s colorful, suitable for a community aquarium, easy to spawn, undemanding of water and food, and they exhibit fascinating behavior. Pelvicachromis pulcher are widely available

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Pelvicachomis subocellatus Matadi pair

Pelvicachromis – Genus of West African Dwarf Cichlids

Pelvicachromis is a genus of small-sized (usually less than 3 1/2″) brightly colored cichlids from central West Africa where a series of rivers run off the low-lying coastal plains. They are popular aquarium fish that are generally undemanding, not overly aggressive, and not too difficult to spawn. There are 8 recognized species but the best

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