german blue ram

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    German Blue Ram - White Bump Protruding Out Anus

    Hey everyone this will be my first post to this site as I just joined today . I have a problem with my newer pair of female and male German rams. I’ve had them a little over three weeks. Her belly isn’t round like it should be (it’s actually quite flat), she’s very skinny and Most importantly...
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    ram breeding

    Hi, I have 2 male and 2 female german blue rams in my 200 liter tank along with some tetras, dwarf plecos etc. I am currently trying to breed my rams but they won't even pair. My water parameters are good ph is 6.6, tds is 160ppm and the water is 28 degrees and my nitrite and nitrate levels are...
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    German Blue Ram Sexing help.

    Hey guys, recently gotten back into the hobby after a few years of absence. School work etc... Anyways I have purchased a single German Blue Ram. and i want to get it a mate in attempts of breeding. Pretty sure this one is a female. Would appreciate if someone could confirm or tell me otherwise...
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    Ram Bloated and Sitting at top of tank

    My female Mikrogeophagus Ramerizi is looking very bloated, and she’s only sitting at the top of the tank with her body tilted towards the surface. All other fish in the tank are fine. Could this be because I’ve started using frozen foods more often, or those little tabs you stick on the side of...
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    Male Ram attacking Female after eggs were eaten overnight

    I made some posts about my GBRs spawning recently. Basically this morning I turned on the light and all the eggs were gone (corys ate them most likely). But now the male is seeking out the female ram and chasing her - I can distract them with food and they leave each other alone for a few...
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    Removing Eggs - Will it stop aggressive Rams?

    My GBRs recently spawned - but now they are stressing out all my other fish and actively seeking them out to chase them, even though they can't go anywhere. Will removing the eggs halt this territorial behavior until they next spawn?
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    Sexing GBRs

    Hi, does this look like a male and female?
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    fish identification and diatom algae issue

    I picked up a ram chiclid 3-4 months ago. They had the fish labeled as a German Blue Ram. However it's not coloring up and I'm not sure if this is because of bad breeding or if it might be either a Bolivian ram or gold ram instead. He does have a black spike on his front dorsal fin, although the...
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    Tetra Ideas For 20 Gallon Tall

    I have a 20 gallon tall planted tank, thats been dirted with mineralized top soil with peat added and pool filter sand as the cap. I also have some bunches of Anacharis growing. Its only stocked with 4 cory's right now, but i have a pair of German blue rams i'm adding soon. All that aside, I'm...
  10. JohnBlahson

    German Blue Ram Swollen Lips And Swimming Towards Top Of Tank

    Hey Guys,   I'm new to the forum since I recently started creating my tank again after about 15 yrs. I have never had german blue rams before and I got 2 in my 20 gallon long along with 4 tetras, 4 cory, and 2 indian algae eaters.    I recently saw that the 2 german blue rams (they are both male...
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    Female German Blue Ram Laying Eggs Without A Male Pair?

    About a month ago, I bought three female german blue rams and one male german blue ram. They were just random fish from my LFS, ie they weren't sold a breeding pair.   Recently one of the females started showing her colors and I noticed her and the male seemed to stick close together. Her belly...
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    Extremely Territorial German Blue Ram?

    I got four GBRs three days ago, one male and three females. The male is obviously dominant, he claims his space but he's "friendly"about it. Two of the females are fine as well, they just swim around and don't really bother anyone. One of the females is extremely aggressive. She hides in a...
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    What Sex Is This German Blue Ram?

    See the attached photos, it's all the same fish. Here's another
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    German Blue Ram Cichlid Water Conditioning?

    Hey guys;   Thinking about getting a pair of German Blue Ram Cichlids. From what I've read, they require water that is on the softer side, with low pH (5-7). My municipal tap water is moderate on the hardness scale, but the pH is relatively high (~7.5).    Do you have any suggestions on how to...
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    25 Gallon Tank Setup.

    Do you think A pair of german blue rams 6 neon tetras 4 cory cats And 2 ottos would be fine in a 25 gallon tank?
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    Hello Forum Post - 20Gal Planted

    Hello everybody. I've been lurking as a guest for a few months, learning from all you helpful people, reading old posts and just getting into aquariums as a hobby. Here is my current setup. Theres quite a few pictures of my Blue Rams because they're just so pretty.   The original goal with this...
  17. SamB

    Hey From Auburn, Al

    Hey y'all,   I'm Sam, and only recently got back into fish keeping (did it a lot as a kid, now in College with a steady job that can help support the habbit).   My girlfriend got me a betta fish for my birthday earlier this year and after that everything has tumbled quickly into me getting a...
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    German Blue Ram Last Attempt!

    So if anyone here has seen my earlier threads, you'd know i had considered putting one in a 10g. I know now that that is way too 10g is now full with a betta and shrimp, 30 gallon is stocked with a pair of apistos and some loaches. However, I might have enough room in my 20. As far...
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    So yeah, I've never owned gbr but from day one (6 months now) of fish keeping I've always wanted a couple. I also want to try to breed them, sell most, and perhaps keep a couple. I'm not sure how many tanks I would need and what not...I know they need a flat stone, high temp., live or frozen...
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    My Ram Cichlids Laid Eggs?!?

      I have four (what I THOUGHT were male) ram cichlids in a tank, along with a neon tetra and a plecostomus. There's nothing else in the tank except snails (and I KNOW what snail eggs look like). I just saw today that the back of my small piece of driftwood is covered in eggs! I thought ram...