Golden Julie (Julidochromis ornatus)

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Golden Julie

Golden Julie

Julidochromis ornatus

208 Litres (55 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")




7.5 - 8.5

22.2-25°C (72 -77 °F)

9-19 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-7 years



Additional names

Golden Julie, Yellow Julie

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are more slender and smaller when mature.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

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

Diet[edit | edit source]

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

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

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

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A territorial fish towards others of its own kind.

Identification[edit | edit source]

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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