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Pelvicachromis taeniatus 'Moliwe'

Category: Cichlids - West African

Size: 4-5cm

Price: £12.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-5cm

Pelvicachromis taeniatus 'Moliwe'

Essentially similar to Pelvicachromis taeniatus. Males are pinkish in colour, with yellow and rose bands on the cheeks and yellow lips. All fins except the pectorals are pink, and the edge of the dorsal fin is marked with white. Black on yellow eye spots mark the top half of the tail fin. Female similar, but lacking the pink markings on the cheeks and with a rosy coloured belly.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

This species is similar to the common krib as far as maintenance and breed goes. Soft, acid water is important if an equal balance of male and female fry is to be produced, though they will tolerate a wide range of water conditions otherwise. A selection of peaceful surface-dwelling dilther fish (such as barbs or tetras) will remove a good deal of this species natural shyness.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution West Africa
Temperature 24-26 C
Size Males 8 cm, females slightly smaller
Water Parameters Soft, slightly acidic water preferred
Water PH 6.5-7.0