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Old 03-11-2014, 09:39 AM   #1
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Bolivian vs German Rams

Title says it all, I'm considering getting a few for my tank. Which species, how many?
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They are basically the same, which ever color and pattern you like! How large is your tank? If it's about 20, 2'will be fine.
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They are basically the same, which ever color and pattern you like! How large is your tank? If it's about 20, 2'will be fine.
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Bolivian get a lot bigger and have a different body shape. Also people say Bolivians are hardier. Personally they seemed the same. But my Gbr are way more aggressive. Bolivian rams and German blue rams are not the same fish like German blue rams and electric blue ram or gold rams. Those are all colour variants of the Gbr where the Bolivian is not
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Also how big is your tank? I would most likely only get a pair for anything smaller then 40 gallons to make sure they have enough space when breeding.
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Oh sorry about that! It's a 50 gallon bowfrpnt
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I am debating the same thing... Swimming towards the bolivian as the temperature requirements suit my tank slightly more (currently 25 degrees)
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If you have lots of cover I would say you could do two males maybe three. Just make sure the one isn't harassing one more then the other or you could get a pair and watch them breed.
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I kinda want to get a pair, maybe two. However I am ordering online, will I be able to choose the gender?
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