The Golden ram cichlid is one of the captive inbred varieties of the Ram cichlid group of fishes inhabiting mostly the Orinoco river basins in South America. The fish is golden or yellow-coloured, with light shades of orange or red more precisely along with the eyes and on the front of the head. What makes them more prominent are the sparkling blue spots along the iridescent lower half of the body and the fins. All of their fins are bristly and have spiny rays. The water is generally slow-flowing, contains few dissolved minerals, and ranges in colour from clear to darkly stained with tannins.


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  Scientific Name Common NameSizeTemperament
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
Golden Ram 50mm.  Peaceful
 Water Temperature Water pH Tank Size Diet
 25.5-29.5 °C  5.2-6.7 40 litresOmnivores