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Pearl Cichlid

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Pearl Cichlid

The pearl cichlid is also called geophagus brasiliensis. First discovered in northern Brazil, these fish are hardy and most commonly sold by pond breeders in Florida. 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.

  • Scientific Name:Geophagus brasiliensis
  • Origin: South America
  • Lifespan: 8 years
  • Max Size: 5 inches
  • Food: Flake, live, frozen
  • Shipping Size: 2 inches to 3 inches