find a fish
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

search this site

Custom Search

Species Profile | Images | Breeding Report | Similar Species

Pictures of other species here

Pelvicachromis taeniatus

 A <I>Pelvicachromis taeniatus</I> from Lalonge

A Pelvicachromis taeniatus from Lalonge

A <I>Pelvicachromis taeniatus</I> peeps out of its spawning cave

A Pelvicachromis taeniatus peeps out of its spawning cave

Nigerian red. The female of this species in breeding colouration. The red belly is used in courting displays; when it is at its reddest the female presents it to the male, shaking it vigourously

Nigerian red. The female of this species in breeding colouration. The red belly is used in courting displays; when it is at its reddest the female presents it to the male, shaking it vigourously

<I>Pelvicachromis taeniatus</I> female, from Lobe, Cameroon

Pelvicachromis taeniatus female, from Lobe, Cameroon

A male from Lalonge

A male from Lalonge

Pelvicachromis taeniatus species details





















© 1999-2018 all rights reserved.

Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

Well planted aquariums are not only great looking, they are also very beneficial to the fish. They oxygenate the water, absorb nitrates, reduce algae and provide refuge for fry (and other timid species). Plants like Java fern, hornwort, Amazon sword, Vallisneria (eel grass), Cryptocoryne and Anubias can all do well in a typical home aquarium with the smallest amount of attention


Have a look at some of these related sites

killifish information
paludarium information
cichlids for sale