Geophagus proximus, is a peaceful, colorful, easy to care for geophagus and does not get very large 6-7 inch. The males have a rainbow looking colors as they get older and get a little larger than the female. These are captive bred F1 and will accept a variety of foods. Does well in water Ph of 6 - 8 and Temp of 80-84 F is recommended. They will do well in some planted aquarium, but will forage and dig through the substrate looking for food, which can disrupt the roots. It is not known to be a predator, but it will eat small fish if the opportunity arises. It is best kept with larger fish, such as Angelfish, Severum, Aureum, synodontis catfish and plecos.
Aquarium bred and raised
Purchase Size: 1.5"