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post #1 of 6 Old 01-07-2010, 07:15 AM Thread Starter
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whats this fish?

what fish is this
not the emerald cory cat but the other one
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post #2 of 6 Old 01-07-2010, 07:18 AM
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It is a ram (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi), and a nice one at that. Is it yours? If so nice fish!
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post #3 of 6 Old 01-07-2010, 07:30 AM Thread Starter
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nits not sorry but i am starting up a 70 gallon freshwater
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post #4 of 6 Old 01-07-2010, 07:55 AM
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If you are "starting" a tank, I would advise against getting a ram right off the bat. They are very sensitive to water parameters and require a very stable and soft water environment. They are not the easiest fish to care for. If I were in your shoes I would start with other hardier fish and add the ram after a good 6 months of having a stable environment, provided your water is adequate to keep them.
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post #5 of 6 Old 01-07-2010, 09:23 AM
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+1 on fishfreak & Hawkin's post there

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post #6 of 6 Old 01-07-2010, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
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yeah i am starting with some cory cats, oto's ,neon tetra and a dwarf gourami
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