Redhump Eartheater Animal Pictures

Geophagus steindachneri

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Redhump eartheater (Geophagus steindachneri).

redhump eartheater
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The redhump eartheater species (Geophagus steindachneri) is a fish that eats the substrate or earth in the bottoms of aquariums.

A closeup shot of a Redhump Eartheater fish swimming in the water

Redhump Eartheater
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One feature they share with a few saltwater fish like parrotfish and wrasses is well-developed teeth located In their throats, along with a regular set in their mouths.

A closeup shot of a Redhump Eartheater fish swimming in the water

Redhump Eartheater fish
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The redhump eartheater are very passive fish and do well in aquariums with non-cichlid species.