Bolivian Ram Tropical Fish InformationMikrogeophagus altispinosus
Behaviour Peaceful, pair-forming
Typical size 6cm
Max size 7cm
Tank Area Middle, bottom
Min Tank Size 75cm
Temp Min: 22℃ Max: 26℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 6.5-8
Bolivian Ram (Mikrogeophagus altispinosus)
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The Bolivian Ram is a good alternative to the more colourful, but also more demanding, Ram or Butterfly Cichlid. These fish are peaceful, robust, and make an excellent aquarium fish for a general community or dwarf cichlid community. The fish form pairs and are good parents. Provide hiding spots amongst densely planted areas. More robust than most dwarf cichlids.
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