Common krib

In the wild, male P.

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The Common krib lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, pH range: 5.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

The Common Krib (Pelvicachromis pulcher) - By Mike Hellweg The krib (Pelvicachromis pulcher) got its common name from an invalid scientific name it previously had, which was Pelmatochromis kribensis. More

The peaceful Common Krib is an African fish that grows to 3.5 inches. It is well-suited to a community tank as long as hiding places are provided. The Common Krib is sensitive to problems with water quality and does best when the water is changed frequently. More

One of the most popular of the cichlids, the common Krib is considered a great beginner cichlid because it can tolerate a range of water conditions. They stay on the small side and are considerd a dwarf cichlid, reaching about 4 inches (10 cm) as adults. More

the beauty and fecundity of the common krib, Pelvicachromis pulcher. Although the common krib is deservedly widespread in the hobby, other perhaps more beautiful members of the genus are also much sought after though only sporadically available in the U.S. More

Common KribPelvicachromis pulcher = Facts pH: 5.0 - 8.0 max size: 11. More

Pelvicachromis pulcher is the common krib widely sold in aquarium shops. Common Kribs are found in coastal rivers and streams in Nigeria, particularly the Niger Delta. Although sometimes found in slightly brackish water, they are primarily freshwater fish. More

the common krib in fry production. On the other hand, P. subocellatus can be maintained in slightly acidic, moderately soft water, but requires very soft (<100 ppm total dissolved solids), acidic (pH 5.5-5.6) conditions to spawn successfully. Broods average only 20-50 fry. More

Common Krib is more generally distributed throughout the Niger delta. The Giant Krib can grow to 6"/15cm while the Common Krib rarely exceeds 4"/10cm. The two species can be separated by color on the tail and gill cover. More

The Common Krib (Pelvicachromis pulcher) = by Martin Kelly - Common name: Kribensis Scientific name: Pelvicachromis pulcher. Family: Cichlidae Distribution: Tropical West Africa, The Niger Delta. More

The common krib, Pelviachromis pulcher is a territorial fish and typical of the genus in most respects. The males are somewhat longer and thinner than the females. Females are quite rotund, and are marked with a plum coloured patch around the belly. More

Common names

Barwniak czerwonobrzuchy in Polish (polski)
Bone back in Creole, English
Common krib in English
Itoin in Ijo
Kongecichlide in Danish (dansk)
Königsbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Königscichlide in German (Deutsch)
Kribensis in English
Kribensis in Portuguese (Português)
Meggyhasú sügér in Hungarian (Magyar)
Ostriežik purpurový in Slovak (slovenčina)
Palettcichlid in Swedish (Svenska)
Palettciklide in Norwegian (Norsk)
Palettikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pelmato in French (français)
Pelvicachromis pulcher in Catalan (Català)
Pink krib in English
purple cichlid in English
Purpurprachtbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Rainbow cichlid in English
rainbow krib in English
Tilapia in English
矛耙丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
矛耙麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
蓝突颌丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍突頜麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Pelvicachromis
Species : Pelvicachromis pulcher
Authority : Boulenger, 1901