Pelvicachromis subocellatus is a beautiful dwarf cichlid species from western Africa. It’s uncommon in the hobby but makes an excellent community fish. In an aquarium, they are peaceful, easy to care for, and not too difficult to breed. Females are especially noted for their spectacular breeding colors.
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
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
Pelvicachromis drachenfelsi is a beautiful dwarf cichlid from Cameroon in West Africa. They are only found in the Wouri river system and were introduced to the aquarium hobby as Pelvicachromis taeniatus “Wouri”. They retained that name for 30 years until they were described as a species in 2014. P. drachenfelsi are typical of the species
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
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