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The Bolivian Ram, also called the Butterfly Ram and the Red Ram, is a social fish that will form pairs and often remains "faithful" to each other. Bolivian Rams are golden brown in color with reddish highlights on the dorsal and caudal fins and pearly turquoise-blue highlights on the pelvic and anal fins. A black 'spot' is in the center of the body and a black line runs from the top of the eye to the bottom of the head.
- Scientific Name: Mikrogeophagus altispinosus
- Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal (76 L)
- Care Level: Moderate
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Water Conditions: 72-79° F, KH 0-10, pH 6.5-7.5
- Max. Size: 3"
- Color Form: Tan
- Diet: Omnivore
- Origin: Cichlidae
- Family: South America
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