Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources

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girlofgod 10-10-2006 10:35 PM

rams
 
would blue rams go well with an angelfish, fancy guppies, and cories? just wondering...im not even sure my lfs has them...but i think they are so pretty...

bri

joeshmoe 10-10-2006 10:37 PM

not in a 10 gallon tank :?

girlofgod 10-10-2006 10:39 PM

ahh...how big do they get..? all the pics ive seen make them look small...i am planning on getting a 55 gal soon...

Lupin 10-10-2006 10:39 PM

Rams are quite peaceful and a pair will be ok in a 10 gallons tank but you need to remove the angelfish to pave space for a pair.

It's very common to see blue rams growing until 5 cm. 6 cm is rarely achieved although I admit my oldest male is more than 6 cm.:blink:

girlofgod 10-10-2006 10:41 PM

awww....sun is my baby...i couldnt get rid of her..i dont care how cute they are..lol

Lupin 10-10-2006 10:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by girlofgod
awww....sun is my baby...i couldnt get rid of her..i dont care how cute they are..lol

Then get rid of your platies and guppies or upgrade to 20 gallons.:wink2: A pair will still fit but the issue is that the angelfish can be aggressive and rams do not like tankmates that dominate them.


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