The Green Horseface Cichlid (Geophagus Surinamensis )is tropical fish and known as “earth-eater”. They are freshwater fish from South American. These fish are mouthbrooding fish, either the male or female will take the eggs into their mouth to safeguard the fry. Their aquarium should have good filtration and the tank for Green Horseface Cichlid should be as large as possible. In Coburg Aquarium, we have a range of Live Fish, Aquarium plants and Aquarium Supplies for Sale.
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The Green Horseface Cichlid requires a large aquarium. The minimum tank size is 250L. It's always highly recommended to consider a larger aquarium if you plant to keep a group of fish.
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Green Horsefaces is a peaceful fish and can get along well with other calm cichlids enjoy similar water conditions. Possible tank mates you can consider are:
Green Horseface cichlids will eat any high-quality dry, frozen, and live meaty foods will all be readily accepted. Quality and variety are the keys to a diet that will ensure that this fish maintains optimal health and coloration. Some good commerical food brands for this fish:
You can s earch more Green Horseface Cichlid food in our High Quality Fish Foods collections.
Green Horseface cichlids need good filtration system to survive, so we advise that you get an efficient high powdeGreen canister filter. Here are some great brands to consider:
The aquarium should be heated, depending on your area’s climate. Install an aquarium heater if necessary.
Green Horseface Cichlid may uproot the plants from the substrate. Live aquarium plants that attach to driftwood and rocks, or potted plants are recommended, like Anubias on Driftwood, Aquarium Plants in pot. Check our Live Aquarium Plants here.
Plenty of refuge such as clay pots, pipe, driftwood, and rock formations are recommended, the hiding spots make them feel more secure. Ideal Ornaments for your tank:
Sand are good substrate for them.
A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.
Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums. Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.