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Trade names and synonyms
Up to about 7 cm (3 in.), females usually gets a bit smaller.
Shrimp mix and spirulinaflakes.
At least 100 litres (20 gal.).
Easy spawned substrate spawner, but if you want to take care of the fry's you have to spawn in a separate breeding tank. In a community tank there won't survive many fry's.
Julidochromis transcriptus is the smallest representative for this genus.
All Julidochromis are sensitive for too big waterchanges, well established breeding pairs can split up. Therefore you shall change a small quantity (10-15%) of water often.
Occurs at Bemba, Dem. Rep. Congo.