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post #1 of 7 Old 03-12-2017, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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65g Ram Tank

Hi everyone,

Getting back into keeping freshwater fish (mid life crisis) and have a 65 gallon planted tank setup. Rams are the crown jewels of freshwater to me and worth the maintenance!

Tank is cycled with the following...

2 german blues
1 golden
2 ballon german blues
2 neon dwarf gourami
2 clown loaches

Planted a variety of plants including...

Red Ludwigia
Red Flame
Dwarf Saggitaria
Saggitaria
Malyasian Sword
Moss balls
Anchored floating ferns

pH currently 7.4 and planning to add a driftwood to slowly bring it closer to neutral for the Rams. Temp at 80C

Pics are coming.

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post #2 of 7 Old 03-12-2017, 05:44 PM Thread Starter
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Here's a photo of them clustered together

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post #3 of 7 Old 03-12-2017, 06:46 PM
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Hello and welcome

Those are some beautiful fish. Love the slate in your tank too.

Animal testing is a terrible idea; they get all nervous and give the wrong answers.
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post #4 of 7 Old 03-13-2017, 08:42 AM
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Very nice looking fish.


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post #5 of 7 Old 03-13-2017, 09:12 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys. Here is a shot of the whole tank. Patiently waiting for the plants to mature and fill out the levels.

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post #6 of 7 Old 03-25-2017, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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Added driftwood to bring down pH and rearranged plant groups.

Total fish now

2 German Blue Ram
4 Balloon Ram
1 Gold Ram
2 Electric Blue Acara
1 Dwarf Neon Blue Gourami
2 Angelfish
2 Clown Loach

Tank just about fully stocked. Last plans are one more clown Loach and a small school of Otto's


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post #7 of 7 Old 04-01-2017, 09:05 AM Thread Starter
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Looks like a pair of the rams are courting. Didn't take long once you get the water parameters on point.

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