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Scientific Name: Acarichthys heckelii
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Geo. Origin: Amazon river system
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Habitat: Riverine
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Diet: Omnivore
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Gender Differences: Monomorphic
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Breeding: Cave Spawner
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Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 9"
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Temperature: 82°F
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pH: 6 - 7.5
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Water Hardness: Soft
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Difficulty: 3


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Adult male

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Female
Photo Credit: Ismo Korjula


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The representative of a single genus, A. heckelii are considered by many to be the link between Geophagus and Aequidens. In a strict sense, this fish is not really considered an "Eartheater". It is a cave-brooder and takes two to three years to reach sexual maturity.
 
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