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The Masked JulieÂ Julidochromis transcriptus also known as Bemba", "Korosha", "Kissi", "Kolombo", "Luhanga", "Kisonso", "Kapampa", "Katoto", and "'Kalemie"Â is an attractive little cichlid from the northwest shores of Lake Tanganyika, Africa. It is the smallest of its genus with the female growing only toÂ only about 2 3/4Â Inches (7 cm) and the maleÂ isÂ a little smaller. This is barely half the size of many of its cousins. A small, dimly lit aquarium works great for this fish.
- Scientific Name:Â Julidochromis transcriptus
- Minimum Tank Size:Â 20 gal (76 L)
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament:Â Semi-aggressive
- Water Conditions:Â 73.0 to 80.0Â° F (22.8 to 26.7Â° C),Â pH:Â 8.5-9.2
- Max. Size:Â Â 2.8" (7.01 cm)
- Diet:Â Omnivore
- Origin:Â Lake Tanganyika
- Family:Â Cichlidae
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