German Blue Ram Care Sheet

German Blue RamAquarium Care
SizeUp to 2inches or 5cm
Fish HardinessNot very easy to keep
Water Temperature77-86 ºF or 25-30 ºC
Water pH5.0-7.0 pH
Water Hardness5-12 dH
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful
Number of same species in tankTwo or more
Community FishYes
SexesMales have a more prominent and pointed dorsal fin and a solid black spot on the side. The black spot of females have blueish coloring on it and they have a reddish to pink belly
StrataMiddle to bottom
FoodFlake food, cichlid pellets and supplement with blood worms
BreedingDifficult to breed
Breeding temperature86°F or 30°C
Other namesButterfly Cichlid and some color variations called Golden Ram or Gold Ram
Scientific nameMikrogeophagus ramirezi
Lifespan2 years

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