Brown Julie (Julidochromis dickfeldi)

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Brown Julie

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Brown Julie

Julidochromis dickfeldi

114 Litres (30 US G.)

8.9-10.2cm (3.5-4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.5 - 8.5

22.8-27.2°C (73 -81 °F)

10-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-5 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Dickfeld's Juli, Dickfeldi, Blue Julie, Brown Julie


Origin[edit | edit source]

Rocky areas on the Zambian shore of Lake Tanganyika, Africa.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Mature females are larger.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Only compatible with other Lake Tanganyika African Cichlids. Keep these fish as a pair, can be aggressive towards other of their own species and fight to the death.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Prefers live foods including brine shrimp and bloodworm. Will also accept Cichlid pellets.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Keep in a tank with plenty of caves and sandy substrate.

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