Bolivian Ram Cichlid Care Sheet

Bolivian Ram CichlidAquarium Care
SizeUp to 2.4inches or 6cm
Fish HardinessFairly Easy to care for
Water Temperature71.6-82°F or 22-28°C
Water Ph6.5-7.5
Water Hardness8-12
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful
Number of same species in tankTwo or more
Community FishYes
SexesNot really identifiable until they spawn. Males tend to have a more prominent dorsal fin and females have more red or pink on their bellies
StrataMiddle to bottom
FoodFlake food, blood worms, brine shrimp, and live foods
BreedingDifficult to breed
Breeding temperature82°F or 28°C
Other namesBolivian Butterfly Cichlid
Scientific nameMikrogeophagus altispinosus
Lifespan3 years

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