|The Brasiliensis is one of the easier Eartheaters to care and look after. They are great for beginners who are just starting with eartheaters. These fishes are very tolerant of other fishes and other species of the same genus which makes them perfect additions to a community setup.
|Pearl Cichlid, Mother of Pearl Eartheater
|Males reach 30cm females reach 15cm
|South America, Found in the coastal parts of Brazil
|20 – 24 degrees
|Omnivorous, does well with flakes, pellets, granules, but they tend to thrive on live and frozen food.
|The males are larger and also grows a Nuchal hump on the forehead. Also when its large enough the males will also have an elongated dorsal fin, and finally the genital papilla on the males are pointed.