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Albino kribensis ( 4 pcs)

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Description

Note- this particular product is limited in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil nadu.

Size- 1 inch

The albino variant of the Kribensis cichlid (Pelvicachromis pulcher) is a popular aquarium fish known for its striking appearance. Here are some key points about Albino Kribensis:

  1. Species: The Kribensis cichlid, also known as the “Krib,” is native to rivers and streams in West Africa, particularly the Niger Delta and Cameroon.
  2. Albino Variant: Albino Kribensis is a color morph of the regular Kribensis cichlid. The albino variation is characterized by a lack of pigmentation, resulting in a pale or white coloration. This includes the body, fins, and eyes, which often appear red or pink.
  3. Size and Appearance: Kribensis cichlids are relatively small in size, with adults reaching around 3 to 4 inches (7.5 to 10 cm) in length. They have a compressed body shape, and the males typically have more extended dorsal fins. The albino variant maintains these characteristics but with the distinct lack of pigmentation.
  4. Behavior: Kribensis cichlids, including the albino variant, are known for their interesting and sometimes territorial behavior. They may form pairs and establish territories in the aquarium, especially during the breeding season.
  5. Diet: These cichlids are omnivores. In captivity, they can be fed a varied diet that includes high-quality cichlid pellets, flakes, live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp or bloodworms, and vegetable matter.
  6. Tank Setup: Albino Kribensis, like their regular counterparts, prefer a well-decorated aquarium with plenty of hiding places. They appreciate the presence of rocks, caves, and plants in the tank. Maintaining a stable water temperature and quality is crucial for their well-being.
  7. Breeding: Kribensis cichlids, including the albino variant, are known for their breeding behaviors. They are substrate spawners, meaning they lay their eggs in a suitable location, often a cave or crevice. The parents guard the eggs and fry. Providing a suitable breeding environment with hiding places is essential for successful breeding.
  8. Compatibility: While Kribensis cichlids are generally peaceful, they can become territorial during the breeding season. It’s advisable to keep them with other fish that can tolerate their behavior. Avoid keeping them with aggressive or larger tankmates.

 

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