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German Blue Ram (Glaser)

$2599 CAD
SKU: 400000029481

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German Blue Ram (Glaser)

Description

The German Blue Ram, a popular freshwater cichlid, is celebrated for its vibrant colors and captivating appearance. Originating from South America, these cichlids prefer warm temperatures and soft, acidic water. With a peaceful demeanor, they are suitable for community aquariums but may exhibit territorial behavior during breeding. Recognized for their striking blue and red hues, the German Blue Ram adds a touch of elegance to aquariums, making them a favorite among enthusiasts.

  1. Temperature: The German Blue Ram (Glaser) thrives in aquariums with a temperature range of 78°F to 85°F (25.5°C to 29.4°C). Maintaining a stable and slightly warmer temperature is essential for their well-being.

  2. Minimum Size Tank: Provide a tank with a minimum size of 20 gallons (75 liters) for a pair of German Blue Rams. A larger tank with ample swimming space is beneficial for their overall health and behavior.

Feeding Habits: German Blue Rams are omnivores with a diverse diet. They accept high-quality flakes, pellets, live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms. A varied diet enhances their coloration and supports their nutritional needs.

Habitat Preference: Originating from South America, German Blue Rams prefer aquariums with soft, acidic water. Mimicking their natural habitat with plants, driftwood, and sandy substrates is ideal. Provide hiding spots and caves for these fish to explore and establish territories.

Water pH Level: Maintain a slightly acidic to neutral pH level, ideally between 6.0 and 7.0, to replicate the conditions of their native environment.

Behavior: German Blue Rams are known for their peaceful demeanor but can become territorial during breeding. They are compatible with other non-aggressive species. These cichlids exhibit interesting behaviors, including exploring the tank and interacting with their surroundings.

While German Blue Rams do not school or shoal in the traditional sense, they appreciate the company of their own kind. It is advisable to keep them in pairs or small groups.

German Blue Rams are not strictly solitary and often form pairs. They can be kept in a community setting but should not be housed with aggressive tankmates.

German Blue Rams are not strictly nocturnal. They are active during the day and may exhibit occasional nighttime activity. They occupy various levels of the aquarium but are not strictly bottom dwellers.

Color and Other Details: The German Blue Ram is prized for its vibrant colors. Males typically display more intense blue and red hues, especially during breeding. Their bodies are adorned with distinctive black markings, and they have elongated fins that add to their visual appeal.

In summary, the German Blue Ram (Glaser) is a captivating freshwater cichlid known for its stunning colors and interesting behaviors. Providing an aquarium with appropriate conditions, companionship, and a well-rounded diet will contribute to their health and vitality.

Specifications

  • Category
    Cichlids
  • Species Type
    Ram Cichlid
  • Water Temperature
    78°F to 85°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    20 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Planted Tanks, Rocky Tanks, Hiding Spots, Driftwood, Sandy Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Community Fish, Semi-aggressive

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German Blue Ram (Glaser)

$2599 CAD

The German Blue Ram, a popular freshwater cichlid, is celebrated for its vibrant colors and captivating appearance. Originating from South America, these cichlids prefer warm temperatures and soft, acidic water. With a peaceful demeanor, they are suitable for community aquariums but may exhibit territorial behavior during breeding. Recognized for their striking blue and red hues, the German Blue Ram adds a touch of elegance to aquariums, making them a favorite among enthusiasts.

  1. Temperature: The German Blue Ram (Glaser) thrives in aquariums with a temperature range of 78°F to 85°F (25.5°C to 29.4°C). Maintaining a stable and slightly warmer temperature is essential for their well-being.

  2. Minimum Size Tank: Provide a tank with a minimum size of 20 gallons (75 liters) for a pair of German Blue Rams. A larger tank with ample swimming space is beneficial for their overall health and behavior.

Feeding Habits: German Blue Rams are omnivores with a diverse diet. They accept high-quality flakes, pellets, live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms. A varied diet enhances their coloration and supports their nutritional needs.

Habitat Preference: Originating from South America, German Blue Rams prefer aquariums with soft, acidic water. Mimicking their natural habitat with plants, driftwood, and sandy substrates is ideal. Provide hiding spots and caves for these fish to explore and establish territories.

Water pH Level: Maintain a slightly acidic to neutral pH level, ideally between 6.0 and 7.0, to replicate the conditions of their native environment.

Behavior: German Blue Rams are known for their peaceful demeanor but can become territorial during breeding. They are compatible with other non-aggressive species. These cichlids exhibit interesting behaviors, including exploring the tank and interacting with their surroundings.

While German Blue Rams do not school or shoal in the traditional sense, they appreciate the company of their own kind. It is advisable to keep them in pairs or small groups.

German Blue Rams are not strictly solitary and often form pairs. They can be kept in a community setting but should not be housed with aggressive tankmates.

German Blue Rams are not strictly nocturnal. They are active during the day and may exhibit occasional nighttime activity. They occupy various levels of the aquarium but are not strictly bottom dwellers.

Color and Other Details: The German Blue Ram is prized for its vibrant colors. Males typically display more intense blue and red hues, especially during breeding. Their bodies are adorned with distinctive black markings, and they have elongated fins that add to their visual appeal.

In summary, the German Blue Ram (Glaser) is a captivating freshwater cichlid known for its stunning colors and interesting behaviors. Providing an aquarium with appropriate conditions, companionship, and a well-rounded diet will contribute to their health and vitality.

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