(Grows to 2.5")(Temp-78-84, likes warmth )(How many?- 2 or more) A peaceful, shy, slow moving cichlid. Requires tanks of 10 gal or more with hiding spots and caves. (pH 6.2-6.8). Males are more colorful with more pointed dorsal fin, females somewhat smaller. Best kept in tanks with other South American Dwarf cichlids. (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Common names include the Butterfly Cichlid, Blue Ram, Gold Ram, Golden Ram, Gold German Ram, Blue German Ram, German Blue Ram and Singapore Ram.