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The Gold Ram, also known as the Gold Ram Cichlid, is a peaceful freshwater fish that makes a great addition to any community aquarium. These fish are native to South America and are known for their beautiful golden-yellow coloration and black markings.


On average, Gold Rams grow to be around 2-3 inches in length and require a tank size of at least 20 gallons. They have a peaceful temperament and can be kept with other peaceful fish, but should be avoided with aggressive or larger species.


Gold Rams are moderately easy to care for, with a care level of moderate. They require a balanced diet of both flake and frozen foods, as well as live or frozen brine shrimp and bloodworms. They also prefer a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding spots and peaceful tankmates.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 5.5-7.0
  • Temperature: 78-85°F
  • Hardness: 5-12 dKH
  • TDS: 100-250 ppm


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts are always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

Gold Ram

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