Convict Julie

Other Convict Julie Names: Convict Julie, Regani

Convict Julie Scientific Name: Julidochromis regani, Julidochromis regani regani

Convict Julie (Julidochromis regani))

Temperature Range: 72°F-78°F
pH Range: 8-9
Hardness Range: 10-15°

Family: Cichlidae

Species Type: African Cichlids, Lake Tanganyika

Convict Julie Adult Size: 5 inches (cm)

Convict Julie Life Expectancy: 10 years

Convict Julie Habitat: East African Lake Tanganyika

Convict Julie Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons

Convict Julie Temperament: Timid for an african cichlid species but not suitable for community tanks.

Convict Julie Diet & Nutrition: Feed sinking flakes, pellets, and brine shrimp.

Convict Julie Description: Fine gravel, caves, and other hiding places are a requirement. Without adequate cover, Julidochromis regani may not eat and will starve to death. A high pH and medium-hard water are essential. On a side note: Never treat an aquarium containing Julidochromis regani with Triple-Sulphur, or any related products.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other african cichlids

Convict Julie Breeding & Spawning: A ratio of one male to two females is recommended. The eggs are laid in a cave. The female defends and cleans the eggs, while the male guards the territory.

Determining Convict Julie Sex: Females tend to have a more round body than males.

Aquarium Region: Middle to bottom of tank

Convict Julie Diseases: None specific to species

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