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 heckelii
Origin: South America
Lifespan: 8 years
Max Size: 6 inches
Food: Flake, live, frozen