Julidochromis transcriptus Matthes, 1959
Masked julie
photo by Malkowski, P.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 8.5 - 9.19999980926514; dH range: 8 - 14
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to the northwest shore of Lake Tanganyika, between Luhanga and Makabola (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Rock-dwelling. Usually solitary, territorial. Feeds on microorganisms (Ref. 6770). Aquarium keeping: in pairs; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.11.93
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.08.94

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