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Common Name(s): Eartheater Cichlid
Scientific Name: Geophagus Altifrons
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Precaution: Harmless
Edible: Yes

An introduced fish that can be found in reservoirs that filters food from the substrate. They feed on small aquatic insects, larvae and worms. This cichlid can be easily identified by its long pelvic fins and mouth tipped downwards. This fish is not much of a predator but can be aggressive during nesting and may attack lures. May be found solitary or in groups.

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