Offering Julidochromis marlieri (Marliers Julie Cichlid).
Marlier's Julie, or the checkerboard cichlid is an intriguingly patterned fish, so named as its colouration is composed of dark and white offset squares. Reaching around 5 inches, this cichlid can be kept in relatively smaller tanks its ease of care and hardy nature make it a great fish for beginners. Simply offer a sandy substrate with rock formations, to allow the fish security and explore. It's also noted that this cichlid has a peculiar style of swimming, best witnessed in person to understand. It is known to turn upside down, sideways and all ways while exploring rockwork, from which it darts out to claim its food.
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