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7cm - 9cm

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  • The Geophagus Red Head Tapajos is a captivating cichlid known for its unique coloration and distinctive red markings.
  • As the name suggests, their most prominent feature is the vibrant red coloration on their head and throat area.


  • Red Head Tapajos cichlids are generally peaceful and exhibit intriguing digging and sifting behaviors.
  • They are well-suited for community aquariums with other peaceful fish species.

Habitat and Range:

  • This species originates from South America, particularly from the Tapajós River Basin.

Tank Requirements:

  • Provide a spacious tank with plenty of sand substrate, as these fish enjoy sifting through the substrate for food.
  • Incorporate hiding spots with the use of rocks, driftwood, and live plants.


  • Red Head Tapajos cichlids are omnivores and have a varied diet.
  • Offer them a mix of high-quality pellets, flakes, and occasional live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain a water temperature around 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C).
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH, ranging from 6.0 to 7.5.
  • Water Hardness: Prefer a moderate hardness, around 5 to 15 dGH.


  • Geophagus Red Head Tapajos can be kept with other peaceful fish species that share similar water parameters.


  • Breeding Geophagus cichlids can be a rewarding experience if provided with proper conditions.
  • Provide a suitable spawning site, such as flat rocks or a cleaned surface, where they can lay their eggs.

Care and Considerations:

  • Regular water changes and efficient filtration are crucial for maintaining water quality.
  • Observe their behavior and appearance to ensure they are thriving and free from stress or illness.
  • Be mindful of their territorial behavior, especially during breeding periods.

Geophagus red head tapajos 20pcs

SGD 212.50

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