Other Golden Julie Names:
Golden Julie, Ornatus
Golden Julie Scientific Name:
Golden Julie Temperament:
Species Type: African Cichlids, Lake Tanganyika
Golden Julie Adult Size: 3 inches (cm)
Golden Julie Life Expectancy: 6 years
Golden Julie Habitat: East African Lake Tanganyika
Golden Julie Minimum Tank Size:
Territorial, especially towards other Julie species.
Golden Julie Diet & Nutrition:
Omnivorous - does well with flake or pellet food.
Golden Julie Description:
Hard, alkaline water is essential for the Golden Julie. Rocky caves and hiding places are also required. Very fine gravel or sand should be used to avoid injuries while sifting sand.
Tank Mate Compatibility:
Other african cichlids
Golden Julie Breeding & Spawning:
A colony of 2 males to 6 females is recommended, as well as many caves for the eggs to be laid in.
Determining Golden Julie Sex:
Difficult to determine but females tend to be larger than males.
Middle to bottom of tank
Golden Julie Diseases:
None specific to species
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