Tropical Fish Data Sheet Scientific Name: Microgeophagus altispinosa Common Name: Bolivian Ram
Size: 3 inches Typical Marking and Coloration: usually tan with a black line going over itâ€™s eye Origin: Bolivia, Brazil in South America Biotype: Cichlidae Social Habits: very sociable fish and can be kept with others. Compatible Fish Species: get along well with most other fish except for the more aggressive Ram Cichild Captive Breeder:
Captive Breeding Difficulty Level:
Live Bearer or Egg-Laying Brooding Habits: egg layer Water Requirements: water hardness between 6-14 DH Salt or Freshwater:
Recommended pH: 6.5-7.5
Size of Tank: 10-20gallons substrate that wonâ€™t change ph of the water
Plants: dense planting
Adults: Omnivore Is it sold in the community?
Source(s) or Information:
"Bolivian Ram, Mikrogeophagus Altispinosus." Animal-World, Dr. Jungles Exotic Pets, Animals, Aquariums. Extensive Encyclopedia of Animal Information. Web. 19 Sept. 2011. <http://animalworld.com/encyclo/fresh/cichlid/BolivianRam.php>.