Ramirezi - Blue Ram - German

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Ramirezi - Blue Ram - German

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Ramirezi Blue Ram, also known as German Blue Ram, is a popular freshwater fish species native to the South American region. Its vibrant and striking coloration, coupled with its peaceful temperament and relatively small size, has made it a popular choice for hobbyist aquariums. In this species, the males are particularly notable for their elongated dorsal fins and bright blue hues, while the females have a more subdued coloring and a rounder body shape. Ramirezi Blue Ram is a fascinating fish that can thrive in a well-maintained aquarium environment and is sure to captivate the attention of any observer. Find your Ramirezi Blue Ram in Coburg Aquarium Shop, we stock ranges of Tropical Fish and Aquarium Supplies.

Features of Ramirezi Blue Ram:

    • Ramirezi Blue Ram is one of the more social and peaceful freshwater fish in Cichlid family.
    • This fish has a compact, oval-shaped body
    • A curved black line runs vertically from the forehead, Red coloured eyes
  • They display peaceful behavior towards their fellow tank mates, they engage in internal struggles among themselves to establish a hierarchy within the group
  • The typical lifespan is 4-5 years

If you have any questions about caring for the Ram, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help you give your fish the best possible care.


Ramirezi Blue Ram: Care, Diet and Tank Mates

The Best Aquarium Size for Ramirezi Blue Ram:

A recommended tank size to keep Ramirezi Blue Ram is about 75L. Tank size can vary greatly depending on how big or small the fish is and how many you plan to stock in the tank.

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Ramirezi Blue Ram Tank Mate Compatibility:

The Ramirezi blue Ram should never be housed with aggressive fish or quick and energetic species that will devour all the food. Some compatible tank mates that you can add along:

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Ramirezi Blue Ram Food :

The Ramirezi Blue Ram is an omnivore and needs to be kept on a diet of both meaty and green foods, Cichlid Fish Food can be :


Ramirezi Blue Ram Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

This fish is also sensitive to high levels of nitrates and ammonia, so proper filtration and regular water testing are necessary to maintain a healthy environment. Mild water movement will be appreciated. Here are some great ones to consider:

Plants in Cichild Fish Tank

Make sure they have plenty of live plants to hide. You can also add driftwood and Indian almond leaves to add tannins to your water. Interested in Live Plants for your aquariums? Click here to see more Fish Live Plant

Aquarium Decorations

Rocks, driftwoods, coves, pipes, and pots are all good for them to shelter in. Other Ideal Ornaments for your tank could be:

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As the species originates from a warm climate, you should make sure your tank is equipped with an aquarium heater if necessary.

Aquarium Substrate

Sandy or fine gravel bottom are very ideal for Ramirezi Blue Ram. A variety of Substrates are available at Upmarket Aquarium.