Julidochromis Marlieri is a small and peaceful cichlid native to Lake Tanganyika in Africa. These fish have a light blue body with darker patterns along its body, and a yellowish-orange belly. They are a popular choice for community tanks due to their peaceful nature, but should be housed with other small and peaceful fish to prevent aggression. Julidochromis Marlieri prefer an aquarium with plenty of hiding places such as rocks and caves, and will appreciate a sandy substrate.
- SOLD SIZE: about 1.5"
- Origin: Lake Tanganyika in Africa
- Max size: 4 inches
- Recommended tank size: 20 gallons or larger
- Water temperature: 75-80°F
- Temperament: Peaceful, but can be territorial during breeding
- Diet: Omnivorous - a varied diet of high-quality pellets, frozen or live foods is recommended
- Lifespan: Up to 5 years with proper care