Ram cichlid

Mikrogeophagus ramirezi is a species of freshwater fish endemic to the Orinoco River basin, in the savannahs of Venezuela and Colombia in South America.

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The Ram cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, pH range: 5.0 - 6.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

popular Venezuelan cousin, the Ram Cichlid, these fish can be kept in a community tank with fish of a similar temperament. They are also easier to keep and breed than the Ram Cichlid. More

The Ram Cichlid is a very beautiful, small, and peaceful cichlid. Though they were discovered over 30 years later than their cousin the Bolivian Ram, they have been imported more regularly and so are better known. More

Ram Cichlids are stocky in shape and can be differentiate from their dorsal fin rays - the first Dorsal fin rays are not connected to each other at the tips. In Male Cichlids, the third and forth rays are longer than others. More

Gold Ram Cichlid, RuthJM @ Wikimedia Commons The Ram Cichlid is a popular fish in freshwater aquariums due to its beautiful colors. Its small size and non-aggressive disposition makes it popular in community tanks. More

The ram cichlid is a popular cichlid for the tropical freshwater, community aquarium although it is not necessarily the easiest cichlid to maintain in many situations. More

The ram cichlid is one of my favorite dwarf cichlids since I started breeding fishes. Lighting brings good effect on this fish. The neon colors of blue red and pinch of yellow can I conclude that this is the beautiful dwarf cichlid I had. More

Ram cichlids (Microgeophagus ramirezi) are one of the most popular cichids for the home aquarium. There is a golden variety, shown in the above photo, as well as a wild-type variety (most common). More

The ram cichlid is a popular cichlidCichlid Cichlids are fish from the family Cichlidae in the order Perciformes. The family Cichlidae, a major family of perciform fish, is both large and diverse.... More

Ram cichlid ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Mikrogeophagus ramirezi ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 8 - 10 cm ( More

Blue Ram Cichlids (Apistogramma Ramarezi) is a Cichlid family. The fish come from Colombia and Venezuela The shape is similar with most cichlids with oval shape body. Blue ram has beautiful blue turquoise color and three black spots around their head. More

The ram cichlid comes from Venezuela and Columbia. In the wild they prefer slow moving clear plant-rich water. Maximum Size: The maximum length is 2.0 inches. More

Welcome to our ram cichlid webpage for owners and ram cichlid enthusiasts. More

Common names

Antennebaarsje in Dutch (Nederlands)
butterfly cichlid in English
dwarf cichlid in English
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi in Italian (Italiano)
Perhoskirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pielęgniczka Ramireza in Polish (polski)
ram in English
Ram cichlid in English
Ramirezi in English
Ramirezi in German (Deutsch)
ran in English
Sommerfuglecichlide in Danish (dansk)
Südamerikanischer Schmetterlingsbuntbars in German (Deutsch)
Südamerikanischer Schmetterlingsbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Апистограмма-бабочка in Russian (русский язык)
拉氏小噬土丽鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
拉氏小噬土麗鯛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Mikrogeophagus
Species : Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
Authority : Myers & Harry, 1948