Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi

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The Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19 environment.

Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi is a wonderful fish that anyone would be lucky to have in his or her collection. They are peaceful, hardy, and beautiful. Hopefully when you are done reading this you will ready to add some to one of your tanks. More

Above: A male Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi in breeding dress. Photo by Rick Borstein. Jump to: General Info | Habitat | Care | Feeding | Breeding | Price | Availability See: over 100 other Cichlid Profiles in our Fish of the Month Archive. More

I've found that Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi is best maintained in the aquarium as a 'trio' of one male with at least two females. This avoids intraspecific aggression and makes for a more peaceful coexistance. More

Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi male in the aquarium of Dave Hansen in San Antonio . Photo by Dave Hansen. Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi (Pellegrin, 1928) - Curator: Rico Morgenstern. Last updated on 23-Mar-2008. More

Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi is easily identified and readily segregated, but the variability of Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor and Pseudocrenilabrus philander could cause confusion among aquarists and retailers. More

Rarely seen in the hobby, Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi is a stunning but pugnacious little fish that is nevertheless well worth seeking out. Some males develop long extensions to the ventral fins. This profile is not yet complete. More

One of our Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi in a 55 gallon tank. Date: 10/18/2008 Views: 33 2 votes 4 Page: 1 Powered by Gallery v2. More

Common names

Nichols Maulbrüter in German (Deutsch)
Purppurasuuhautoja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
尼氏褶唇丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
尼氏褶唇麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Pseudocrenilabrus
Species : Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi
Authority : Pellegrin, 1928