Species group: Cichlids
Other common names: Spotted Demonfish
Scientific name: Geophagus daemon
The Three-spot Earth-eater Cichlid is native to slow-moving, heavily vegetated blackwaters in Columbia, South America.
The Three-spot Earth-eater Cichlid is silver and green in color.
Geophagus daemon is somewhat unusual in the fish-keeping hobby, but is considered to be one of the more peaceful Cichlids. This species is considered to be a territorial fish.
The fish requires a minimum tank capacity of 55 gallons. Ample amount of hiding spaces is required for the weaker fish and females. The tank with a sand substrate is ideal as this fish likes to dig.