Julidochromis ornatus
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Julidochromis ornatus

Common Names: Golden Julie
Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: Africa; Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
Main Ecosystem: Rift Lake; Rift Lake
Temperament: Territorial; Territorial, especially towards other Julidochromis spp.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed flakes and pellets. Hard, alkaline water is essential. Rocky caves and hiding places are also required. Use very fine gravel.
8 - 9
22°C - 25°C
72°F - 77°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 6cm (2.4")
Female: 7.5cm (3")
Water Region: Middle, Bottom; Middle-Bottom
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Very difficult to determine. Full grown males are smaller than full grown females.
Breeding: A colony of 2 males to 6 females is recommended, as well as many caves for the eggs to be laid in.
Main Colours: Yellow, Black
Markings: Striped Horizontal
Mouth: Downturned
Tail: Convex
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Submitted By: Adam
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