Common Name(s)
Whitespot Eartheater, Leucosticta Cichlid, etc.
Scientific Name
Satanoperca leucosticta
Family
Cichlidae
Origin
Guyana, Venezuela and Northern Brazil.
Temperament
Peaceful, but when breeding, they become very aggressive.
Maximum Size
15 cm.
Minimum Tank Size
90 gallon
Tank Setup
Sandy substrate with caves and rocks are best for them. Plants such as Cryptocoryne, Anubias, and Echinodorus will work.
Tank Region
All over the tank.
Diet
Foods such as both frozen and live brine shrimp, bloodworms and a quality pellets are readily eaten by them.
Breeding
Maternal Mouthbrooder.
Compatibility
It is best to keep them with a group of 5 of same species only.
Ease of Keeping
Moderate.
Care
pH:- 6.5-8.5, Temperature:-78-82°F . Since they are messy eaters, Canister Filters are really good for them.
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By Dr. David Midgley [CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Satanoperca leucosticta
have immense small white spots on their face and their body. Thus, the common name derived from the white spots.