Kribensis Care Sheet

KribensisAquarium Care
SizeUp to 3.9inches or 10cm
Fish HardinessEasy to care for
Water Temperature75.2-82.4°F or 24-28°C
Water pH5.0-8.0 pH
Water Hardness5-20 dH
Peaceful or AggressiveMostly peaceful especially females but both sexes can become aggressive especially during spawning
Number of same species in tankTwo or more
Community FishYes
SexesMales are thinner with longer bodies and less bright colors than females. Males have sharper, pointed dorsal and anal fins than the females' rounded fins. Females have a rounded red belly.
StrataMiddle to bottom
FoodFlake food, blood worms, brine shrimp, and live foods
BreedingEasy to breed
Breeding temperature80°F or 26.6°C
Other namesKrib or Rainbow Krib
Scientific namePelvicachromis pulcher
Lifespan5 years

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