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Scientific Name: Geophagus sp. "Tapajos Orange Head"
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Geo. Origin: Rio Tapajos
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Habitat: Riverine
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Diet: Omnivore
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Gender Differences: Monomorphic
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Breeding: Biparental Mouthbrooder
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Temperament: Peaceful
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Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 5"
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Temperature: 80°F
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pH: 6 - 7
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Water Hardness: Soft
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Difficulty: 2


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Pair mouthbrooding

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Female mouthbrooding

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Pair guarding fry

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Male guarding fry

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Adult female

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Female mouthbrooding

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Pair guarding fry
Photo Credit: Fredrik Hagblom


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Comments:
A very colorful Geophagus and great for the beginner. As with most 'Geos', rowdy tankmates should be avoided. This species is is a delayed ovophilous mouthbrooder. In some circumstances, the male will not share in brood care.
 
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