Electric Blue Ram Cichlid
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Electric Blue Ram (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi), a jewel of the freshwater aquarium known for its electrifying colors and charismatic personality. With its vibrant blue hues, intricate patterns, and distinctive markings, the Electric Blue Ram is a captivating addition to any aquarium setup. Elevate the beauty and charm of your aquatic haven with the enchanting presence of Electric Blue Rams.

Care Guide: Electric Blue Rams are prized for their stunning appearance and relatively moderate care requirements. Follow this care guide to ensure the optimal health and vibrancy of your Electric Blue Rams:

Tank Size:

  • Provide a tank of at least 20 gallons for a pair of Electric Blue Rams. A well-planted tank with hiding spots is ideal.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain a water temperature between 78-85°F (25-29°C).
  • pH: Keep the pH level in the slightly acidic to neutral range, ideally between 6.0-7.0.
  • Hardness: Soft to slightly hard water is preferred, with a hardness range of 5-15 dGH.

Filtration:

  • Use a quality aquarium filter to maintain clean and well-oxygenated water. Electric Blue Rams prefer slow to moderate water flow.

Substrate and Decor:

  • Use fine gravel or sand as substrate to mimic their natural habitat.
  • Provide caves, rocks, and plants to create hiding spots. They appreciate a well-decorated aquarium.

Diet:

  • Electric Blue Rams are omnivores. Offer a balanced diet of high-quality flake or pellet food.
  • Supplement their diet with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, and daphnia.

Compatibility:

  • Electric Blue Rams are generally peaceful but can be territorial during breeding. Keep them with other peaceful community fish.
  • Avoid housing them with aggressive or nippy tankmates.

Water Changes:

  • Perform regular water changes of 20-30% weekly to maintain water quality.

Breeding:

  • Electric Blue Rams are known to form monogamous pairs. If breeding is desired, provide flat surfaces for them to lay eggs, such as broad leaves or flat rocks.

Note: Electric Blue Rams are not only a visual delight but also have distinct personalities. Their vibrant colors and engaging behavior make them a favorite among aquarium enthusiasts.

Experience the beauty and charisma of Electric Blue Rams in your aquarium. Order now to bring a touch of elegance and vibrancy to your aquatic world. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or just starting, Electric Blue Rams will captivate with their stunning appearance and lively presence.

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