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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 SEPTEMBER 17TH 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)
Aequidensmetae2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Colombian 'yellow saddle acara'; highly colorful, mild temperament for larger growing acara
"tetramerus2.5-3"10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare 'saddled acara'- juveniles of large growing acara w/ ornate fins
Andinoacarabiseriatus1.5"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Upper San Juan, COL juveniles of incredibly colorful and rarely collected/imported acara
"pulcher 'Trinidad'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb wild form of 'Trinidad blue acara' w/ brilliant blue spangling & vermiculations
"cf. pulcher 'Venezuela'1.5-2"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 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"100.00 pr.one lg adult pr in full color of 'electric blue acara'; solid sky blue colored, mild mannered, excellent addition to md community
"rivulatus3-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb 'Ecuador green terror' or 'gold suam' of great chunky size & color
Astronotuscf. ocellatus 'Orinoco oscar'2.5"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
Bujurquinamariae5"50.00 ea.wild adult male of extremely rarely imported, very attractively marked acara (only one lg wild male available)
"sp. '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
Caquetaiamyersi2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild juveniles of uniquely specialized piscivore w/ lg mouth, red eyes, bright yellow body
Cichlatemensis2.5-3"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
Crenicichlasp. 'Colombian belly hopper'5-6"22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.lg wild Colombian 'yellow belly hopper pikes'-nearly full grown, entertaining pikes that 'hop' due to uniquely modified swim bladder
Geophagussp. Aporema'2-2.5"6 fish @ 100.00 lotcb Brazilian orange-sided/green striped, md growing earth eater available in 6 lot (only 6 fish available)
"dicrozoster3-3.5"22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 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
"winemilleri6"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 breeders
"liberifer1-1.25"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 juveniles of Rio Negro 'red lined mouth brooding severum'
""5-6"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.wild Rio Negro collected severum w/ red lined body; unique characteristic of breeding mode for severum w/ oral incubation
Hypselecaratemporalis3.5" 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
Krobiaguianensis1-1.25"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 juveniles from Suriname import; md growing, attractive, pastel colored acara w/ long, flowing fin extensions & peaceful demeanor
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
Laetacaracurviceps1.5-2"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'dwarf smiling acara'; beautifully colored, peaceful temperament; excellent sm-md community tank inhabitant
Mesoherosfestae2.5-3"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.cb Rio Esmeraldas, Ecuador red terror of unsexed, chunky grow out size w/ color now available
Rondonacarahoehnei6-7"100.00 ea.one jumbo wild male of uber rare, colorful & peaceful acara; a monotypic genus/species from Pantanal, Brazil
Satanopercadaemon2.5-3"20.00 ea.wild Colombian 'demon earth eaters'; highly attractive, lg growing gems that sport multiple fin extentions - ltd qty avail
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 '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
"sagittae2-2.5"12.50 ea. cb juves from 2 generations of full creamsicle colored adults; grow outs of TUIC exclusive Lago Xiloa, Nicaragua import
"trimaculatus1.25-1.5"10.00 ea.F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac juveniles
""2-2.5"15.00 ea.cb juveniles from Mo Devlin's giant growing, very red-breasted trimacs
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
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race
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
""5-5.5"50.00 ea.cb young adult male 'Cuban cichlid' - just one available
Parachromisdovii2-2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb juvenile 'Nicaraguan wolf cichlids'
"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"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb juvenile 'Honduran red tigers' of nice grow out size
""3.5-4"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.cb adolescent 'Honduran red tigers' of chunky size-beginning to display color
Rociooctofasciata4-4.5"20.00 ea.cb young adult 'jack dempsey' w/ brilliant blue spangling & purplish colored heads
Thorichthysmeeki3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'firemouth cichlids' of robust grow out size w/ extensive scarlet colored throat/abdomen-this is an extremely colorful form
Trichromissalvini4-4.5"18.00 ea.cb adult males of bold yellow, red, & black markings - ltd qty only
Viejabifasciata3-3.5" 15.00 ea.F1 'red bifas' of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX collected population - grow out juveniles plus chunky adolescent sized 'red bifas'
""7-8"50.00 ea.F1 young adult male of 'red bifas' from Rio Grijalva collected stock
"hartwegi5-6"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.F1 Rio Comitan, Chiapas, MX origin adolescents of great size displaying red & blue spotting
"maculicauda3.5-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'black belt cichlids' of great size & color; rich red colored throat & caudal fin are characteristic of mature individuals
""12"100.00 eacb lg adult male of 'black belt cichlid' - just one individual available
"var. synspila3.5-4"35.00 ea.cb 'red head synspila' of md size w/ color - only two individuals available
Hemichromiselongatus3.5-4"35.00 ea.cb young adults of 'five star general jewels' in great size/color
"lifalili2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb neon red colored jewels w/ turquoise spots on body & fins; super md cichlid/community species that stays under 4"
Oreochromisniloticus13-14"75.00 ea.one jumbo male of very attractive calico/creamsicle color w/ red fins
CHARACINS (TETRA TYPES), CYPRINIDS (BARB/CARP TYPES) - 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
Barbonymusschwanenfeldi5-6"35.00 ea.Thai collected 'red/black finned tinfoil barb'; only limited # to release of jumbo growing Thai tinfoil barbs
Brachychalcinusorbicularis2.5-3"5 fish @ 150.00 lotwild Suriname 'discus tetra' of large size; a very rare offer for colony of this beautifully iridescent, uniquely shaped characin
Cirrhinusmicrolepis5-7"25 ea, 3 @ 22 ea, 5 @ 18 ea.seldom imported red-finned Thai mud carp; semi-elongated iridescent body w/ very cool red tail
Chalceusmacrolepidotus3.5-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.great sized Colombian 'pink tail chalceus'; a highly ornate, unique characin to provide interest in mid water of md-ml community
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
Hampalamacrolepidota6.5-7.5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 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
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
Leporinusenyae2-3"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
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
"perugiae1.5-2"4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00cb Domincan livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
Misgurnusanguillicaudatus 'albino'5-6"35.00 ea.true red eyed 'albino dojo/weather loach'; remarkable bright gold body w/ red eyes - super sized, extremely peaceful, cool hardy loach
Myleusschomburgkii5-5.5"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 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"150.00 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
Puntioplitesfalcifer5-7"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
""5"3 fish @ 400.00 lotvery rare offer of long term community tank maintained, perfectly compatible 'trio' of fat adults in amazing color
Scaphognathopsstejnegeri4"85.00 ea.perhaps never before imported 'Thai sharp lip barb' w/ cross hatch pattern on scales, tall body w/ gold-red colored fins, very ltd qty
Serrasalmusrhombeus4-4.5"185.00 or 3 @ 175.00 ea.Rio Xingu rhoms of easily shipped md size in very limited quantity
Systomusrubripinnis3-4"65.00 ea.Thai 'red cheek' or 'Javaen barb'-incredibly rare import of highly attractive, peaceful & unusually colored barb in ltd qty only
Tordouronensis3-4"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 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    
Anabastestudineus4-4.5"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"60.00 or 3 @ 55.00 ea.great md sized 'NTT datnoids', remarkable fish w/ 'personalilty' as well as bold/attractive color & tiger pattern
Mastacembeluserythrotaenia6-7"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.Thai 'fire eels' of easily shipped md size; immediately recognized & highly attractive - ideal choice for lg community species
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum8-9"75.00 ea.great sized 'silver arowana'; a super show fish/center piece for larger aquaria w/ larger tank mates
"ferreirai6"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
Oxyeleotrismarmorata3.5-4"35.00 ea.red spotted, boldy marbled, lg growing Thai goby available in very ltd qty
Polypterussenegalus 'albino'6"50.00 or 3 @ 45.00 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. Reportedly a md growing (16") species
Pristolepisfasciata3.5-5"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" / 4.5-5"50.00 ea. / 135.00 pr.L059 white spotted bristlenose pleco from Rio Capim; ml sized plus one jumbo pair
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. L1282.5-3" 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. L1454-4.5"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
Panaquecochliodon10"350.00 ea.Rio Magdalena 'blue eyed Panaque'; truly a prehistoric-looking show pleco w/ blue eyes & jet black body; only one available
"cf. nigrolineatus L3308-10"75.00 or 2 @ 65.00 ea.Rio Meta collected jumbo sized 'watermelon royal plecos'; super spotted xl individuals in ltd qty
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    
Ameiurusnatalis2.5-3"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"400.00 ea.amazing 'crocodile goonch'; a very rare import of unreal 'show/display cats' - only one available
Brachyrhamdiameesi2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.gregarious dwarf species of 'imitator Pim cat' that mimics Corydoras in nature; grows to only 3"
Callophysusmacropterus6"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"
Goldiellaeques7-8"50.00 ea.Peru collected 'horse head cat' of great size; an attractively patterned cat well suited for md-lg community - remains <12" - one avail
Hemibagrusfilamentus7-8"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 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
Synodontisangelicus2.5-3"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.






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












blue eye
















vulture cat




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












gold man

rt mot







marble con


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


























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


fire eel



black aro


curupira suri


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