Pelvicachromis pulcher - Kribensis 'nigeria red' - Pair
Common name: Kribensis, Purple Cichlid
Latin name: Pelvicachromis pulcher 'nigeria red'
Maximum size: 8-10cm
Water chemistry: pH: 6.0-7.5; Hardness: medium hard (dH: 8-12); Temperature: 24-27 C
Origin: Nigeria, West Africa.
Diet: Will take all types of life & frozen food, good quality pellet and flake food, such as New Life Spectrum Cichlid Formula.
A hardy and peaceful cichlid, good for beginners. Forms pairs and close family groups. Best kept in a well structured tank with plants and driftwood. The addition of dried leaf litter (oak or Indian almond leaves are suitable) would further emphasise the natural feel.
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