Geophagus brasiliensis
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Geophagus brasiliensis

Common Names: Braziliensis
Pearl Cichlid
Synonyms: Chromis brasiliensis
Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: America - South; Eastern Brazil, South America.
Main Ecosystem: Delta; Delta
Temperament: Schooling; Territorial.
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: Feed with flakes. Any plants should be protected in pots.
6.3 - 7.5
20°C - 24°C
68°F - 75°F
5 dH - 10 dH
Potential Size: Male: 25cm (9.8")
Female: 25cm (9.8")
Water Region: Middle, Bottom; Middle-Bottom
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Very hard to tell.
Breeding: To initiate breeding use pH of 6.0-7.0 and a higher temperature of 24-27°C. The eggs are laid on carefully cleaned rocks. Do not remove the parents after the eggs are laid as they are excellent parents.
Comments: May eat their own eggs if the pair is not compatible.
Main Colours:
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Not Specified
Tail: Not Specified
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Submitted By: Adam
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