04-27-2010, 07:19 PM #1
Red Striped Earth Eater - Geophagus Surinamensis
I haven't been able to find much info on them. Does anyone have any tips on caring for them? I acquired a pair (not sure of sex) and I am keeping them with a few yoyo loach, a few polka dot loach and 9 giant danio(for a little while anyway) in my lightly planted 75g tank w/ a 15g actual capacity wet/dry sump with driftwood and root structure..
Temp - 80
Ph - ~7.5
Param - 0,0,<5
Currently doing weekly 30% water changes.
Any advice or experience???
Pictures of adult specimens??
Any info is greatly appreciated!!!
04-27-2010, 07:49 PM #2
Should I have posted this somewhere else? No one else keeps these?
04-27-2010, 08:08 PM #3
No I haven't kept them, but it always seems to take a little longer to get replys on the cichlid forums to me. If you posted in wrong spot, a moderator would have moved it by now. Patience grasshopper lol
04-27-2010, 08:20 PM #4
Lol. Grasshopper eh?
I also wanted to say this....
I have read that Geophagus Surinamensis is often used as a catch-all name for other species of Geo. Does anyone have a picture of a true Geo Surinamensis?
I'd like to note that both of my fish have red coloration on the pelvic fins. I will try to get pictures up asap.
04-28-2010, 12:01 PM #5
04-28-2010, 12:05 PM #6
04-28-2010, 08:36 PM #7
Is anyone able to help me?
04-29-2010, 02:04 PM #8
looks like your sol. That tank is really nice though and the fish are beautiful. I love that mangrove driftwood.
is that your quad in your profile pic?
04-29-2010, 03:41 PM #9
That's just a generic picture I found on google.
A little endo action in there too.
04-29-2010, 04:43 PM #10
I'm actually planning on getting one of those guys rather soon. I've read a ton about them on various web sites, it should help you, too!