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Julidochromis transcriptus

Julidochromis transcriptus
Masked Julie
Julidochromis transcriptus are a slender, almost cylindrical fish, native to Lake Tanganyika in Africa. There are several location variants in the hobby. This fish has clear black and white bands with brilliant blue margins to the tail and anal fins. 

This particular fish is probably the smallest of the Julies and males rarely attain a length of 3". It was originally disovered by Mathes in 1959.