Geophagus Surinamensis


Currently 3-4cm

Geophagus Surinamensis, also known as the Redstriped Eartheater is one of the more peaceful species of cichlid to keep. It is called Eartheater for its habit of taking mouthfuls of sand and gravel to search for food. The species is prized for its beautiful, almost neon markings, peaceful nature, and low maintenance. The Redstriped Eartheater is a cichlid species that is native mainly to the Amazon river basin and Suriname river system in Suriname, South America.

Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Colour Form: Assorted
Diet: Omnivore
Max Size: 30cm
Origin: South America
Family: Cichlidae
Tank Size: 350L
Temperature: 24 - 27c
pH: 6.0 - 8.0

*Product Photo is for reference only. Exact fish may vary in size and colour.

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