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Welcome to the Tangled Up In Cichlids web page. Posted below is a spread sheet of immediately available fish listed by latin name with size, price, and a brief description of each species.

Following the stock list are select photos highlighting just some of the many beautiful and rare species currently available.
TANGLED UP IN CICHLIDS STOCKLIST FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 15th 2018 email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com, phone: 908-387-9858    
GenusspeciesTotal Length in InchesCost in US$(Wild fish include the word 'wild' in description, 'F1' = 1st generation stock bred from wild collected adults, 'cb' = captive bred of unspecified generation)
Acarichthysheckelii3-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb 'thread finned acara' of robust size; super showy at maturity w/ multiple streamers/fin extensions from dorsal & anal fins
Aequidensmetae2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Colombian 'yellow saddle acara'; highly colorful, mild temperament for larger growing acara
Andinoacarabiseriatus1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Upper San Juan, COL juveniles of incredibly colorful and rarely collected/imported acara
"pulcher 'Trinidad'2.5-3"15.00 ea.cb wild form of 'Trinidad blue acara' w/ brilliant blue spangling & vermiculations
"cf. pulcher 'Venezuela'2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb wild form of seldom offered 'Venezuelan blue acara'; greater concentration of darker pigments than Trinidad 'blue acara'
"pulcher 'electric blue acara'4-4.5"50.00 ea.large adults in full color of 'electric blue acara'; solid sky blue colored, mild mannered, excellent addition to md community
"rivulatus3-3.5" / 4-5"25.00 ea./ 50.00 ea./ 70.00 pr.cb 'Ecuador green terror' or 'gold suam' of great chunky size & color; two sizes to offer or sexed pairs also available
Astronotuscf. ocellatus 'Orinoco oscar'2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Colombian 'Orinoco oscar'; a yet-to-be-described species of red/brown/black, uniquely marked, attractive oscar
Biotodomacf. cupido2.5"25.00 ea.wild Santarem 'cupid cichlid'-beautiful rainbow of pastel color on elegant, md growing & peaceful addition for md community
Bujurquinasp. 'San Jose'3.5-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare, COL, intricate turquoise spangles/dashes on cheeks, mild mannered, undescribed rarity
Caquetaiamyersi2.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild juveniles of uniquely specialized piscivore w/ lg mouth, red eyes, bright yellow body
Cichlakelberi1.5-2"35.00 ea.cb juvenile 'Rio Tocantins gold spangled kelberi'; 'smaller growing', highly colorful Brazilian species of 'peacock bass'
"temensis3"25.00 ea.wild Colombian juvenile tems from Rio Inírida - only two still available
Cichlasomadimerus2-2.5"4 fish @ 50.00 lotF1 juveniles from Uruguay collection of iridescent green/gold 'port-type cichlid' - only 4 fish available
"sp. 'Esmeraldas gold'3.5-4"50.00 ea.wild individuals collected from lagoon by Rio Esmeraldas, Ecuador-gorgeous golden/xanthic acara in very ltd qty
Crenicichlasp. 'Colombian belly hopper'5-6"22.00 ea.lg wild Colombian 'yellow belly hopper pikes'-nearly full grown, entertaining pikes that 'hop' due to uniquely modified swim bladder
Geophagusdicrozoster3-3.5"22.00 ea.wild Colombian earth eater of high energy w/ black cheek spot & rainbow of color at maturity
"itapicurensis4-5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.wild Rio Sapucaí, Minas Gerais collected gems; brilliantly spangled, cool-hardy sp. w/ brasiliensis-like 'bandit eye stripe'
"sveni 'Rio Parana'4-5"100.00 or 4 @ 85.00 ea.wild Rio Parana collected stock of super size w/ fin streamers; perhaps the most impressive of all 'Surinamensoid' Geos
"winemilleri1.5"22.00 or 5 @ 18.00 ea.cb juveniles of stunning, lg growing & impressive earth eater; beautiful red fins w/ streamers on mature fish
""6"100.00 ea.wild Rio Atabapo adult in full blown color w/ streamers on fins - only one individual available
Herosefasciatus 'rotkeil'1.5-2"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F1 'red head/rotkeil severum' juveniles from brilliantly colored maroon-headed wild Peruvian breeders
"efasciatus 'Santarem'3.5-4"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.cb Brazilian 'red spotted turquoise severum' of super size & color; gorgeous addition to md-lg community stocking
"liberifer1-1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 juveniles of Rio Negro 'red lined mouth brooding severum'
""5-6"55.00 ea.wild Rio Negro collected severum w/ red lined body; unique characteristic of breeding mode for severum w/ oral incubation
Hypselecaratemporalis3.5-4" 20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb adolescent 'Peru chocolates'; richly colored, mild mannered & showy sp. featuring emerald body, plum fins, blood red eyes
Kronoherosumbriferus2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb Rio Magdalena 'blue freckled umbies'- lg juveniles of one of the largest growing, most impressive cichlids
Mesoherosfestae2.5-3"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.cb Rio Esmeraldas, Ecuador red terror of unsexed, chunky grow out size w/ color
Mesonautusfestivus2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild 'festivum, flag cichlids' - colorful yellow belly species from Rio Tapajos @ Santarem
Pterophyllumleopoldi2.5 x 3"28.00 ea.wild Brazil 'longnose angelfish' of md size in ltd qty only; very un-scalare like in appearance w/ rounded forehead
"scalare 'Manacapuru red back'1.5-2"+35.00 or 5 @ 30.00 ea.cb 'Rio Manacapuru, Brazilian red back angel' juves; highly sought after/seldom available, tall bodied wild form w/ crimson red back
"scalare 'Peru'2.5 x 3.5"25.00 ea.wild Peru angels of great md size-an exceptionally tall growing, very showy wild angel that frequently display spotting at maturity
Rondonacarahoehnei6-7"100.00 ea.one jumbo wild male of uber rare, colorful & peaceful acara; a monotypic genus/species from Pantanal, Brazil
Uaruamphiacanthoides2.5-3"30.00 ea.cb 'triangle cichlid, lg blotch Uaru' of robust grow out size available in ltd qty
Amatitlanianigrofasciata2-2.5"12.50 ea.cb 'old school type' orange sided/broad blue/black banded convicts of great grow out size
"cf. nigrofasciata 'marbled convict'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'marbled' or 'calico convict' of stocky md size - no two fish are patterned alike
"cf. siquia 'blue Honduran'2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'Honduran blue/red point' convicts' of great grow out size & color
"cf. siquia 'platinum Honduran'1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.cb 'platinum' = leucistic juveniles of Honduran convicts-not to be confused w/ 'pink convict'; these are brilliant pearl w/ pastel hues
"sajica1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb juves of Costa Rica gem; beautifully colored blue/red (males) & blue/yellow (females); s/m growing, low aggression
"sp. 'Cabuya convict'1.25-1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'Cabuya, Nicoya Peninsula, CR convict';yet-to-be-described, lg growing convict sp. w/ gold face/hump head males, orange/blk fems
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals of TUIC exclusive SF Libre, Lago Managua, NIC import
"labiatus1"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 juves from Rusty Wessel bred stock of large lipped, brightly colored 'red devils' of Isla Zapatera (Island), Lago Nicaragua origin
""2.5-3"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb large lipped 'red devils' of Isla Zapatera (Island), Lago Nicaragua origin - already displaying conspicuously enlarged lips
"sagittae3-3.5"18.00 ea. cb juves from 2 generations of full creamsicle colored adults; grow outs of TUIC exclusive Lago Xiloa, Nicaragua import
"trimaculatus 'Rio Naranjo'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac juveniles
""10"150.00 ea.wild jumbo adult male of Rio Naranjo, Guat. Collection
"trimaculatus2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juveniles from Mo Devlin's giant growing, very red-breasted trimacs
Chortiheroswesseli1-1.25"15.00 ea.uniquely R. Jutiapa, Honduras sp. w/ robust head & elongate body; brass sides, iridescent spangles, distinct blk/wht courting pattern
Cincelichthyspearsei2-2.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb juveniles of chunky size; a jumbo growing, mild mannered species suitable to mix w/ many less aggressive S. Am species as well
Herichthyscarpintis1.5-2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juveniles of highly impressive, bright blue, lg spotted stock; most like 'Escondida' form I used to work with
""3.5-4"50.00 ea.cb young adults displaying positively electric coloration
Herotilapiamultispinosa3-3.5"15.00 ea.cb adolescent/young adult 'rainbow cichlids'; md growing, mild mannered, colorful addition to md communities
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race + 4.5" individual male @ 30.00
Maskaherosargentea2.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb large juveniles of super showy, lg growing/tall profiled beauty featuring opal-pearl sides & black freckles
Nandopsistetracanthus2.5-3"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'Cuban cichlids' of nicely grown out size
Oscuraheterospila1.25-1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb polychromatic Guatemalan beauties; least aggressive of the lg growing, round-bodied C. Am species, rainbow of color at maturity
Parachromisdovii2.5-3"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb juvenile grow outs of turquoise finned 'Nicaraguan wolf cichlids'
"friedrichsthallii1"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 Cenote Escondido, Quintana Roo, MX juveniles; intricate/ornately patterned 'freddy' from northern extent of species range
"loisellei1"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.cb Panamanian loisellei cichlids of rich amber coloration
"managuensis 'gold'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'gold jaguar cichlids' as solid gold colored juveniles; does well with similar sized cichlids, grow to impressive size
"managuensis 'black & white'5-6" 35.00 ea.cb young adults of 'wild color/pattern' black & white jaguar cichlids
"motaguensis 'red tiger'2.5-3"22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.cb juvenile 'Honduran red tigers' of nice grow out size & displaying color
Panamiuspanamensis1.25-1.5"15.00 ea.cb Panamanian beauties; 4-5" growing, active riverine species boasting crimson red body w/ gold spangles & vermiculations
Peteniasplendida3.5-4"25.00 ea.cb 'red bay snook' - lg growing, solid carrot orange colored species w/ huge mouth, yet low aggression level
Rociooctofasciata4-5"25.00 ea.cb young adult 'jack dempsey' w/ brilliant blue spangling & purplish colored head on male, blue cheek on female - pairs available
Thorichthysmeeki3-4"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'firemouth cichlids' of robust grow out size w/ extensive scarlet colored throat/abdomen-this is an extremely colorful form
Tomocichlasieboldii1"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F2 Rio Gariche, Panama juves; active, riverine sp. sporting red spotted flanks - often w/ bold black/white mask & body
Trichromissalvini 'Candelaria'1" 15.00 ea.F1 'Rio Candelaria' juves boasting beautifully unique feature of shared red coloration for each gender
Viejabifasciata3.5-4" 20.00 ea.F1 'red bifas' of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX collected population - grow out juveniles plus chunky adolescent sized 'red bifas'
"breidohri 'Presa de Angustora'4-4.5"35.00 ea.cb 'Angustora Dam/R. Grijalva proper' grow outs of beautifully colored, genial sp. w/ red eyes, pink head/collar & sky blue body
"breidohri 'Rio Salado'1"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F1 1st time offer of riverine/small tributary collection- less blocky/more streamlined form of highly colorful breidohri
"fenestrata4.5-5"28.00 ea.cb 'pink fenestrata' w/ magnolia pink body; uniquely colored, lg growing, very showy species
"hartwegi5-6"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.F1 Rio Comitan, Chiapas, MX origin adolescents of great size displaying red & blue spotting
"maculicauda4-4.5"25.00 ea.cb 'black belt cichlids' of great size & color; rich red colored throat & caudal fin are characteristic of mature individuals
"var. synspila5-5.5"55.00 ea.cb great sized 'red head synspila' - rainbow of color w/ extensive red head & ventral coloration at maturity
Hemichromiselongatus3.5-4"35.00 ea.cb young adults of 'five star general jewels' in great size/color
Oreochromisniloticus13-14"75.00 ea.one cb jumbo male of very attractive calico/creamsicle color w/ red tail
Paratilapiapolleni1.5-2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'Madagascar black diamond cichlid' - remarkably showy as adult w/ jet black body covered in white-gold 'starry night' spangling
CHARACINS (TETRA TYPES), CYPRINIDS (BARB/CARP TYPES), RAINBOWFISH, LOACHES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Amecasplendens1.5-2"4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00cb 'butterfly goodeid'; critically endangered in wild, colorful/unique Mex. livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally 2 sexed pairs
Arnoldichthysspilopterus2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild Nigerian 'red eye tetras' of super size; amazing impact to be viewed in a shoal, md growing characin possessing charm w/ color
Barbonymusschwanenfeldi5-6"35.00 ea.Thai collected 'red/black finned tinfoil barb'; only limited # to release of jumbo growing Thai tinfoil barbs
Chromobotiamacracanthus2.75-3"28.00 ea.chunky medium sized 'clown loaches'; bold black bars on orange body w/ red fins, unmistakably eye-catching when kept in shoal
Cirrhinusmicrolepis6-7"25 ea, 3 @ 22 ea, 5 @ 18 ea.seldom imported red-finned Thai mud carp; semi-elongated iridescent body w/ very cool red tail
Cyclocheilichthysapogon3-3.5"55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea.super rare import of Thai 'beardless barb'; graceful & attracive, 12" growing species w/ black spot-lined gold body & red fins
Desmopuntiusjohorensis2-2.5"18.00 or 6 @ 15.00 ea.wild 'Thai striped barb' of nice size - an active, shoaling species reaching 5"; really attractive w/ yellow & black horizontal stripes
Girardinusmetallicus1.25-1.5"4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00cb Cuban 'metallic livebearer'; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
Glossolepispseudoincisus3"+/-50.00 pr.cb 'Millennium red rainbowfish, Tami River rainbowfish' of great size w/ blood red males; sold by the pair
Hampalamacrolepidota6.5-7.5"55.00 ea.rare import of lg growing, robust, colorful, & active cyprinid; coveted sport fish that amounts to a great larger community species
Hopliascurupira 'Suriname'7-8"175.00 ea.Suriname collected 'black wolf fish' of chunky size; an entirely different form than we are used to seeing from Orinoco - only 1 avail
Hypsibarbuswetmorei4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.Thai 'lemon fin barb'; a seldom imported, very active & attractive cyprinid w/ ylw fins & cross hatched scale pattern
Incisilabeobehri4-4.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.Thai 'dolphin' or 'hump head carp' of perfect size to ship; these robust individuals are already displaying large lips
Labeodyocheilus6" / 10"50.00 ea. / 75.00 ea.Thai 'blue shark'; a rarely collected, lg growing & impressively finned cyprinid- ltd qty only
Leporinusenyae3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.just described to science last year; highly attractive, boldly banded ylw/blk 'bumblebee cigar fish' native to Orinoco basin
Leptobotiataeniops3.5-4"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.very rare import of Chinese loach w/ highly attractive chestnut honeycomb pattern over ivory & gold body; only two available
Limiamelanogaster1.5-2"4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00cb Jamaican 'black bellied Limia' livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
"perugiae2-2.5"4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00cb Domincan livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
Metynnisfasciatus2.5"22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.cb 'tiger silver dollar' - always a pleasure to see in md communities; vertical bars on muliple individuals makes impressive sight
Misgurnusanguillicaudatus 'albino'5-6"35.00 ea.true red eyed 'albino dojo/weather loach'; remarkable bright gold body w/ red eyes-extremely peaceful, cool hardy loach in ltd qty
Myleusschomburgkii5-5.5"55.00 ea.Colombian 'wide bar/blue hook Myleus' of great size; very showy, lg growing species that develops crazy fin extentions
"sp. 'Peru green'4-4.5"75.00 ea.one large individual w/ long, deeply forked maroon anal fin & red flushed sides on metallic green sided body
Myloplusrubripinnis2.5"22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.Colombian 'red hook silver dollar' of easily shipped md size; ideal dither/interest/movement for lg tanks including lg cichlids, etc
""5-6"75.00 ea.one large individual w/ metallic orange/red blotches on sides & long, deeply forked anal fin
"ternetzi4-4.5"65.00 ea.Surimane rarity of great size; only one individual available of flashy, red-finned, green bodied beauty
Opsariuspulchellus2.5-3.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.rare import of Thai 'royal Opsarius'-incredibly striking to see in aquarium; very active w/ rainbow of color + vertical bars
Osteochilusvittatus8-10"100.00 ea.seldom imported 'Thai redfin hardlip barb' of super rare size; only two jumbo individuals available
Probarbuslabeamajor4-5"75 ea, 4 @ 67 ea, 8 @ 60 ea.Thai '7 striped golden carp'-stunning lg community inhabitant w/ blood red eyes
Puntioplitesfalcifer5-5.5"150.00 ea.uber rare import of Thai high-backed 'sicklefin barb'; highly impressive & unusual in appearance - a true collector's barb
Pygocentruscariba4-4.5"65.00 ea.great sized, highly colorful 'cariba piranha' - only one colorful & chunky individual available
Pygopristisdenticulatus2-2.5"4 lot @ 150.00 lotgroup of 4 fish sold in lot price; highly colorful/attractive piranha species that I've successfully maintained in mixed communities
Scaphognathopsstejnegeri3.5-4"85.00 ea.perhaps never before imported 'Thai sharp lip barb' w/ cross hatch pattern on scales, tall body w/ gold-red colored fins, only one avail
Serrasalmusrhombeus4-4.5"185.00 or 3 @ 175.00 ea.Rio Xingu rhoms of easily shipped md size in very limited quantity
Systomusrubripinnis4-4.5"75.00 ea.Thai 'red cheek' or 'Javaen barb'-incredibly rare import of highly attractive, peaceful & unusually colored barb-only two still avail
Tordouronensis3-4"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.Thai 'rose mahseer' of easily shipped md size; colorful & active 'river carp' for larger communities
Xenotocalyonsi1.5-2"4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00cb Mexican 'red tail goodeid' livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
ANCIENTS, ODDBALLS, ETC - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Anabastestudineus4.5"25.00 ea.the 'banded climbing perch'-extremely hardy gourami w/ amazing ability to remain out of water for days if kept moist; grows to 10"
Datnioidesundecimradiatus3"55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea.great md sized 'NTT datnoids', remarkable fish w/ 'personalilty' as well as bold/attractive color & tiger pattern
Mastacembeluserythrotaenia6-7"35 ea, 3 @ 32 ea, 5 @ 30 ea.Thai 'fire eels' of easily shipped md size; immediately recognized & highly attractive - ideal choice for lg community species
Osteoglossumferreirai5-6"200.00 ea.ideally sized 'black/blue arowana' from Colombia; a fantastic show fish which does not grow quite as large as it's silver cousin
Polypterussenegalus 'albino'6"50.00 ea.cb grow out 'albino bichir' of robust size & girth in ltd qty only
Potamotrygonmarinae8-9"750.00 net priceone male of uber rare Suriname imported ray-literally one of very few ever imported into US. A md growing (16") species
Pristolepisfasciata4-5"80.00 or 3 @ 75.00 ea.highly unusual 'Malayan leaffish'; hardy, 10" growing Thai perch w/ vertical bars over pastel colored body
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Ancistomussnethlageae3.5-4"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.L141 Rio Tapajos 'ghost pleco'; light body w/ polka dots & sky blue trimmed tail
Ancistrinisp. L0692.5-3"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.L069 rarely collected gold & black uniquely banded gem from Alenquer, R. Amazonas
Ancistrushoplogenys3.5-4"50.00 ea.L059 white spotted bristlenose pleco from Rio Capim
Baryancistruschrysolomus3.5-4"75.00 or 3 @ 65.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco' from Rio Xingu; remarkable evergreen body w/ gold trimmed fins
"sp. L0192-2.5"50.00 ea.L019 rare Xingu collection of profusely lg cream polka dotted pleco -only one available
"sp. L1283" 35.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' w/ denim blue body & fins covered by arctic blue spots/spangles
"sp. LDA0333-3.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.LDA033/L142 'snowball pleco' collected from Pimental, Rio Tapajos; sports bold contrast of lg white polka dots on solid black body
Hypancistrussp. L0662.5"70.00 or 4 @ 65.00 ea.L066 Rio Xingu 'King Tiger'; remarkably striped on white-last wild import I can obtain of this pleco due to US import regulations
"sp. L2602.5"75.00 or 4 @ 70.00 ea.L260 Rio Tapajos 'Queen Arabesque'; intricately marked gems - also my last wild import of this pleco due to US import regulations
Hypostomussp. L1454-5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.L145 from Rio Guama; rarely imported, large spotted Hypo in ltd qty
Leporacanthicuscf. galaxius L0072.5-3"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.L007 'gold spot vampire pleco'; a robust & attractive species from Rio Guama, Brazil
"cf. galaxius L2413-3.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.L241 'flat vampire pleco'; a rare import from Orinoco basin w/ markedly flattened, jet black body w/ bright white spots
"heterodon2.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.gold vampire plecos from R. Xingu; attractive gold body w/ black polka dots, unusually long trunk-like snout
Panaqoluschangae2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.L226 Peru collected, attractively banded md growing species
Panaquecf. nigrolineatus L33010"85.00 ea.Rio Meta collected jumbo sized 'watermelon royal pleco'; just one super spotted xl individual still available
Parancistusaurantiacus3-3.5"35.00 ea.Rio Tocantins 'chubby pleco' of robust size
"nudiventris3-3.5"45.00 ea.L031 'peppermint pleco' from Rio Xingu; jet black w/ small white-light blue spots over body & fins; ltd qty
Peckoltiabraueri3.5-4"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.L305 'orange fin/psychedelic head' pleco from rare collections in Rio Branco of N. Brazil
"compta2.5"85.00 or 4 @ 80.00 ea.L134 'leopard frog pleco' of R. Tapajos; highly attractive gem featuring individually patterned fish
"sabaji4.5-5"50.00 ea. L075 'Para pleco' or as I've dubbed it: 'decorus pleco' for Syno. decorus-like lg. spotted fins; hardy & highly attrative of super size
"vittata3-3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.L015 'candy stripe Peckoltia' from R. Xingu; bold vertical black bars on gold body
"sp. L0763.5-4"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.L076 'orange seam pleco' from Rio Camaraipi; md growing, hardy species w/ attractive orange edged fins
Pseudacanthicusspinosus2-2.5"65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea.L096 'spiny monster pleco' Rio Camaraipi collection of attractive spotted cactus pleco
Pseudancistrusasurini5-6"85.00 or 2 @ 75.00 ea.L067 attractive & robust white spotted pleco from R. Xingu w/ gold trimmed fins; great size in ltd qty only
"sp. L2593.5-4"45.00 ea.L259 - uncommon import of lg cream spotted/wavy spotted pleco- only one available
Pseudorinelepissp. L0958-9"225.00 ea.very rare import of 'red cheek pinecone pleco' - particularly at this md size; ltd qty only
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'7-8" / 10-12"55.00 / 75.00 ea.cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes-ltd qty available
"scrophus4-5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.Peruvian 'rhino pleco' w/ unmistakable large 'horn-like' nostril flaps
"weberi3-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.juvenile Peruvian 'ranger pleco'- seriously cute w/ lg polka dots, matures to profusely blk. spotted pleco w/ golden body
Scobinancistrusaureatus3-3.5"115.00 or 3 @ 100.00 ea.L014 'sunshine/Goldie pleco' of R. Xingu; one of the most brighly colored gems to grace our trade
"cf. pariolispos5" 100.00 ea.L048 R. Xingu 'gold spotted cloud pleco'; showy, lg growing species w/ gold polka dots over black body & fins-two fish available
Spectrancistrusmurinus3-3.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.Rio Tapajos rarity; blue/purple cast to body w/ fine light spots
"zuanoni2-2.5"50.00 ea.L020 - rare Xingu collection w/ huge dorsal & large cream polka dots covering robust, black body - just 1 available
Squaliformaemarginata5-6"35.00 ea.L011 'red fin thresher pleco' - named after resemblance to thresher shark w/ elongated lower lobe of caudal fin
CATFISH SPECIES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Ameiurusnatalis3"15.00 ea.juvenile N. American 'yellow bullhead catfish'
Anadorascf. regani3-4"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.Rio Branco collected extreme rarity in trade; md growing Doradidae cats 'thorny cats' w/ ornate marbling
AuchenoglanisoccidentalisXXL 20"+250.00 ea.giant 'pet giraffe nosed cat' of gorgeous rusty red/orange coloration (likes to be pet;) too large to ship-meet/pick up only please
Bagariussuchus12-13"350.00 ea.amazing 'crocodile goonch'; a very rare import of unreal 'show/display cats' - only one available
Brachyrhamdiameesi2.5-3"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.gregarious dwarf species of 'imitator Pim cat' that mimics Corydoras in nature; grows to only 3"
Callophysusmacropterus6-7"125.00 ea.Peru 'vulture cats'-easily shipped juv size-active/not light shy, highly attractive; possesses 'giant cat appeal' yet grows to only 17"
Dianemaurostriata3-3.5"25.00 ea.Brazilian 'flagtail porthole cats'- md growing, peaceful, functional scavengers w/ remarkable blk/white striped tail; great in shoal
Hemibagrusfilamentus8"55.00 ea.rarely imported Thai bagrid cat of tawny/caramel body color; grows to about 18"
"wyckii6-9"185.00 ea.Thai 'black devil' or 'crystal eyed cat'; one of kind pet catfish - only two individuals available
Mystusatrifasciatus4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.seldom imported Thai bagrid cat w/ wine & white horizontal stripes
"bocourti8-10"250.00 ea.uber rare import of adult size cats w/ remarkably extended, sickle-like dorsal fin - very ltd qty only
"mysticetus5-6"50.00 ea.rarely imported Thai bagrid cat w/ bold indigo & white horizonal stripes- very ltd qty only
Pseudomystussiamensis3.5-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.Thai 'bumble bee cat' of super size & bold color/pattern
Sperataacicularis6-7"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.seldom imported, copper colored, lg growing 'Burmese shovelnose cat' - 100% pellet trained
Synodontisangelicus3-3.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.F1 robustly sized juveniles of highly attractive, boldly polka dotted Congo catfish
"decorus3-3.5"35.00 ea.cb grow out beauties of large growing, mild mannered, boldly patterned African catfish
Tatiaintermedia2.5-3"15.00 ea.F1 'milky way wood cats'; md growing, very attractive white spots over velvet black body

pictured below: Some of the many species of earth eaters, acaras, and other South American cichlids available. If applicable, adult photos are shared for reference. Stock sizes are posted on stock page.



green terror






orin oscar














leo angel


peru scalare

pictured below: Just some of the remarkably colored and attractively patterned plecos and catfish species on hand.























flagtail cat




vulture cat




pictured below: Some of the many Central American cichlid (and a few Old World) species immediately available. If applicable, adult photos are shared for reference. Stock sizes are posted on stock page.


















pink fene





gold man

rt mot









marble con




pictured below: Some of the many seldom seen characins 'mostly tetra types', cyprinids 'carps/barbs', loaches, rainbowfish in stock.



























pictured below: Some of the ancient species, oddballs, etc. currently in stock.


fire eel


black aro

curupira suri

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