Bolivian Ram (Mikrogeophagus altispinosus)

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The Bolivian Ram (Mikrogeophagus altispinosus) is a small, peaceful freshwater fish that is often kept in aquariums. It has a round body shape with vibrant colors, including a bright yellow or orange patch on its head. Its fins are elongated with a pointed shape with red along the edges, and it has black markings on its body. This species prefers a natural-looking aquarium with plenty of hiding places and soft substrates like sand or fine gravel. The Bolivian Ram is a social fish that can be kept in pairs or small groups. It is generally peaceful but can become aggressive during mating or if competing for territory.
SOLD SIZE: about 1.5"
Origin: Bolivia and Brazil
Max size: 3 inches
Recommended tank size: 20 gallons or larger
Water temperature: 75-82°F
Temperament: Peaceful but can become aggressive during mating or territorial disputes
Diet: Omnivorous, will eat flake or pellet food as well as live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, and daphnia
Lifespan: Up to 5 years