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Julidochromis marlieri

Poll, 1956

Julidochromis marlieri -  - Like all Julies, J. marlieri prefer a rocky aquarium with plenty of caves and crevices
Like all Julies, J. marlieri prefer a rocky aquarium with plenty of caves and crevices
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(Other members of the genus Julidochromis)

ADULT SIZE: 15 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Very hard and alkaline

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-26 C

FOOD: Feed Julidochromis marlieri live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Lake Tanganyika

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AQUARIUM CARE: A larger and more aggressive Julie that pairs for life. It inhabits the rocky shores of Lake Tanganyika, and as such requires a rocky aquarium with plenty of caves. Once a pair is established they can be very terratorial, so it is advisable to keep them either as a pair - or in a spaceous rift lake community. Pairing is best achieved by buying a group of young, and removing the unpaired individuals

BREEDING: Spawning occurs on a substrate inside a cave. The young can be raised with the parents.

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