Golden Julie (Julidochromis ornatus)

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Golden Julie

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Golden Julie

Julidochromis ornatus

Moderate

208 Litres (55 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.5 - 8.5

295.372 K
22.222 °C
531.67 °R
298.15 K
25 °C
536.67 °R
22.2-25°C (72 -77 °F)

9-19 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

5-7 years



Additional names

Golden Julie, Yellow Julie


Origin

Sexing

Males are more slender and smaller when mature.

Tank compatibility

This fish is territorial and intolerant of its own species. Monogamous pairs can bond. Keep with other Lake Tanganyika cichlids.

Diet

Will accept most foods including pellet and flake as well as live/frozen such as bloodworm, brine shrimp and artemia.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Needs a spacious tank with plenty of hiding places and a sandy substrate. Caves are essential for this fish.

Behaviour

A territorial fish towards others of its own kind.

Identification

A slender and elongated Cichlid with a pale yellow to rich gold base colour and three bold brown-black longitudinal lines.

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