Eartheaters are a group of species, most belonging to the genus geophagus that share physical characteristics – when you see an earth eater you know it’s an eartheater – and behavioral characteristics,  they eat earth and spit it. They live a long time, most are peaceful and elegant. Medium cichlids from aquariumfishsale.com are around 2 inches in size.

Scientific Name: Geophagus altifrons
Origin: South America
Lifespan: 12 years
Max Size: 12 inches
Food: Flake, live, frozen