Scarlet Kribensis...

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by Dom90, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    If someone could please explain to me what is different about scarlet kribensis compared to regular kribensis?
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2015
  2. hampalongWell Known MemberMember

    Pelvicachromis sacrimontis is sometimes called Scarlet Kribensis. Different fish. Care is the same as kribs.

  3. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    Ok, but what are the differences in markings and colors and body shape etc. I have a source that is bringing in some wild-caught ones and I'm wondering if I should get some.
  4. hampalongWell Known MemberMember

    Google it, you'll see for yourself. :)

    They're probably the "roundest" of the Pelvicachromis genus, and slightly smaller than kribs.
  5. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    Ok correct me if I'm wrong but, sacrimontis has a pink mouth? Would the average person know the difference between sacrimontis and pulcher?

    edit: sorry i think i got it wrong. the female seems to have a yellow mouth and purple belly like this?
  6. hampalongWell Known MemberMember

    They're quite different...


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