Geophagus Brasiliansis 4-6cm

The Pearl Cichlid Geophagus Brasiliensis has been kept in the South American cichlid aquarium for many years. It is a durable and attractive cichlid and is most noteworthy for its propensity to change its coloring during spawning.

On normal days it will present a grayish-green body covered with bluish-white pearly flecks. The fins have a slight amount of red coloring and the center of the body displays a dark round spot. However, during spawning or when under stress, this fish changes to present a color ranging anywhere from a pale brown to dark blue, even almost purple. It is also called the Pearl Eartheater, Mother-of-Pearl Eartheater, Brasiliensis, and Brazilian Eartheater.



  • 1x Geophagus Geophagus Brasiliansis 4-6cm
  • Scientific Name : Geophagus Geophagus Brasiliansis 4.5cm
  • Easy to Moderate
  • Size : 18 cm, possibly larger
  • pH : 5.0 - 7.0 (but can be higher.)
  • Temperature : 26°C - 30°C
  • Origin / Habitat : North of Suuth America, Suriname and Ghana
  • Temperament / Behavior : May get aggressive when they form pairs and are breeding.
  • Size - 4-6cm
  • Sex - Unsexed
Barcode # 880795027136
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m

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