Geophagus sp. "Rio Branco"
Status within Australia: Spawning pairs/colonies with fry available.
Other names: Geophagus sp. "Guyana"
Incorrectly labelled: Geophagus cf. altifrons "Aripuana II"

Breeding Behaviour:
High body profile, highly spotted caudal fin, five diagonally sloping lateral bars, lateral spot can look oval at times, black preopercular mark, can show a black throat area, can show an area of bright red scales between the head and lateral spot.

Comments: Came into the country and incorrectly sold as G. cf. altifrons "Aripuana II". Mature males have a much steeper forehead profile compared to females and can develop a slight nuchal hump.
International links: (G. sp. "Guyana") (G. sp. "Guyana")

Flash: No - Photograph courtesy of AMK.

Flash: No - Photographs courtesy of ozarowana.

Flash: No - Photographs and videos courtesy of Mattzilla.

Video courtesy of midnightracer.