German Black Balloon Ram Dwarf Cichlid (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi "German Black") - Tank Bred
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Description: The German Black Balloon Ram Dwarf Cichlid boasts a mesmerizing ebony hue, with a distinctive balloon-like shape that sets it apart. Its sleek, black body is adorned with subtle shimmering highlights, showcasing elegance and sophistication. These tank-bred beauties exhibit vibrant colors and charming personalities, making them an enchanting addition to any aquascape.
Feeding is simple for the unfussy German Black Ram Cichlid. High-quality dry, frozen, and live meaty foods will all be readily accepted. Quality and variety are the keys to a diet that will ensure that this fish maintains optimal health and coloration.
Hardy with plenty of personality once established in the aquarium
Possible to breed in the aquarium
Compatible with many other species in a spacious tank
Thrives in the planted aquarium
pH: 6.0 - 7.5, tank-bred specimens are more flexible regarding pH level
KH: 0 - 10 KH
Minimum tank size: 20-30 gallons for a small group, but a larger aquarium should be used for a community of several species
Social behavior: Congregates loosely in groups. Males can be territorial when attempting to spawn and females are very protective of their eggs during spawning.
Origin: Tank-bred, but indigenous to South America
Average adult size: 1.4 – 1.6 inches
Average purchase size: 1 – 1.2 inches (2.5 – 3 cm)