Other Convict Julie Names:
Convict Julie, Regani
Convict Julie Scientific Name:
Julidochromis regani, Julidochromis regani regani
Convict Julie Temperament:
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:
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.
Middle to bottom of tank
Convict Julie Diseases:
None specific to species
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