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German Blue Ram

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Blue Ram Cichlid or otherwise commonly known as the butterfly cichlid is another of the beautiful dwarf cichlids often desired by the aquarist. The Blue Ram Cichlid is a stocky fish with bright grey/blue flanks. Yellow, gold and black with blue are the coloration of the head and chest with a red patch on the belly. A black vertical line runs across the eye and red patch around it. It has a large yellow dorsal fin with black at the front edge and red marking the upper and lower lobes of the tail and dorsal fin. The pelvic fins are mostly red with blue.
Introduction to an established tank is essential as they are likely to die if the water is not 'old' enough.

CHARACTERISTICS

Common Name German Blue Ram
Scientific Name Apistogramma Ramerzii
Care Level Medium-Difficult, mostly because it needs a well established tank
Maximum Size 5 - 7.5cm
pH 5.5 - 7.0
Temperature 26-30¬įC
Life Span 3 years or longer
Behaviour Peaceful, but when breeding, the male guards the eggs and can and will be very aggressive. If there are 2 males in a tank smaller then 30 gallons and without plenty of hiding places, they will show territorial disputes between them.
Tank Region Middle
Gender An Adult female is stockier built, her tail has a more round edging and the red patch on her belly is bigger and bolder than the male

 - Reference: fishlore.com -

HOW TO SAFELY ADD FISH TO TANK

1. Set live stock aside with transportation bag in room temperature place for 30 minutes.
2. Then transfer bag to float in aquarium for another 30 minutes
3. Use a fish net to transfer the live stock by scooping it from the bag into the tank.

NOTE: Do not release live stocks together with the transportation water into tank.