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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 AUGUST 20TH 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'2.5-3"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
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
Caquetaiamyersi2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild juveniles of uniquely specialized piscivore w/ lg mouth, red eyes, bright yellow body
Cichlatemensis2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild Colombian juvenile tems from Rio Inírida
Cichlasomaaraguaiense4-4.5"35.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins collected young adults w/ bluish cast & lg sub opercular cheek blotch
"dimerus1.5-2.5"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 juveniles from Uruguay collection of iridescent green/gold 'port-type cichlid' in ltd qty only
"sp. 'Esmeraldas gold'3-4"40.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas, Ecuador collected, absolutely remarkable golden xanthic acara; never imported/seen by me before-ltd qty avail
Crenicichlasveni4-5"20.00 ea.wild 'jewel spot pike' from Colombia, a md growing, relatively mild mannered pike - only two available
"cf. lugubris 'Tapajos red'10"200.00 ea.jumbo wild female of super red color, full sized & totally pellet trained
"sp. '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
Geophagusdicrozoster3-3.5"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"55.00 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'1.25-1.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 'Rio Parana' juveniles of crazy beautiful, jumbo growing earth eater
""4-5"110.00 or 3 @ 100.00 ea.wild Rio Parana collected stock of super size w/ fin streamers; perhaps the most impressive of all 'Surinamensoid' Geos
"winemilleri1.25-1.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Rio Atabapo juveniles of lg growing, seriously colorful/highly attractive earth eater of Colombia-Venezuela origin
"" 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 breeders
"liberifer1-1.5"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
Hoplarchuspsittacus12"150.00 ea.one jumbo wild Rio Atabapo male; well conditioned / in perfect condition
Hypselecaratemporalis3-3.5" 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
Krobiasp. Oyapock3.5"75.00 ea.only one wild individual imported from Suriname of uber rare, very beautiful acara
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
"cf. umbriferus 'Atrato'8-9"250.00 ea.wild individuals of extremely rarely collected 'red striped umbies' from Rio Atrato, Choco-very ltd qty available
Laetacaracurviceps1.5-2"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'dwarf smiling acara'; beautifully colored, peaceful temperament; excellent sm-md community tank inhabitant
Mesoherosgephyrus3-3.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.wild lg juveniles from R. Calima in extreme south of Choco State, Colombia - a rarely imported, brilliant red & blue spangled beauty
Mikrogeophagusramirezi 'Orinoco'1.5-2.5"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'Orinoco blue ram' of super color w/ bright blue, yellow, & red - pairs available
Nannacaraanomala1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.very colorful cb German 'red/orange form' of Guyana 'golden eyed dwarf cichlid'
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 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Colombian 'demon earth eaters'; highly attractive, lg growing gems that sport multiple fin extentions
Amatitlaniakanna2-2.5"15.00 ea.F2 grow outs of most southern occurring convict from SE Costa Rica & Panama; uniquely colored w/ purple hue - ltd qty only
"nigrofasciata2-2.5"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'1.25-1.5"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 Nicaragua import
"trimaculatus1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb juveniles from Mo Devlin's pair which has produced leucistic individuals as well
Herichthysbartoni3.5"75.00 ea.F1 adult of very rare grow out size - only one individual available
"carpintis1.5-2"15.00 ea.cb juves aka 'electric blue carpintis' due to lg turquoise spots; most like the 'Laguna Escondida' population that I've seen
""4-4.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.cb young adults of super size & knock your socks off color; a rare offer at this size
Herotilapiamultispinosa2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'rainbow cichlid' grow outs w/ beautiful amber & orange colors
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race
Mayaherosurophthalmus6-7"35.00 ea.one cb adult male of great orange, black, blue color - very clean & impressive individual
Nandopsistetracanthus2.5-3"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'Cuban cichlids' of nicely grown out size
Parachromisdovii1.5-2"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.juvenile 'Nicaraguan wolf cichlids'
"managuensis 'gold'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'gold jaguar' juveniles; solid gold colored, does well with similar sized cichlids, grow to impressive size
"managuensis 'black & white'5-6" 35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea. cb young adults of black & white jaguar 'wild color/pattern' 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
Peteniasplendida 'red'5"25.00 ea.cb adolescent 'red bay snook' - grows large but low on aggression scale; this solid orange-red morph is highly attractive
"splendida 'wild'12-13"175.00 ea.wild form adult male (just one show individual) personally collected as baby from Cenote Encantado, Quintana Roo, MX
Rociooctofasciata4-5"25.00 ea.cb young adult 'jack dempsey' w/ brilliant blue spangling & purplish colored heads
Talamancaherossieboldii1"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb Rio Gariche, Panama juveniles of red spotted, blk & white masked, md growing, highly active cichlid
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" / 4-4.5"15.00 ea. / 20.00 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
"breidohri3.5-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb young adults of brilliantly pastel colored beauties in seldom offered grow out sizes
"fenestrata 'pink'6-7"40.00 ea.cb 'magnolia pink' colored w/ marbling - very attractive color form of lg growing, showy species - only two available
"hartwegi4-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Rio Comitan, Chiapas, MX origin for large juveniles
""5-6"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.F1 Rio Comitan 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
"var. synspila3.5-4"35.00 ea.cb 'red head cichlids' of great size & displaying color
Hemichromiselongatus3.5-4"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 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"
Oreochromissp. niloticus12"50.00 ea.cb cream sickle colored 'Tilapia' of large size & attractive color/pattern - only one available
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 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.Thai collected 'red/black finned tinfoil barb'; only limited # to release of jumbo growing Thai tinfoil barbs
Brachychalcinusorbicularis2.5-3"5 lot @ 150.00wild 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 ea.great sized Colombian 'pink tail chalceus'; a highly ornate, unique characin to provide interest in mid water of md-ml community
Chromobotiamacracanthus3.25-3.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.beautifully colored, upsized 'clown loaches' of uncommon, robust size
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"185.00 ea.Suriname collected 'black wolf fish' of chunky size; an entirely different form than we are used to seeing from Orinoco - only 1 avail
Hyphessobryconamandae1"10 @ 6.50 ea or 25 @ 6.00 ea.gorgeous 'ember tetra' collected from Rio Araguaia; these dwarf-sized characins are ideal for nano/planted tanks or w/ Apistos
Hypsibarbuswetmorei4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild Thai 'lemon fin barb'; a seldom imported & attractive cyprinid that reaches about 10"
Labeodyocheilus4-5" / 10"40.00 ea. / 75.00 ea.Thai 'blue shark'; a rarely collected, lg growing & impressively finned cyprinid- ltd qty only
Leptobotiataeniops3.5-4"65.00 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
"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 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.true red eyed 'albino dojo/weather loach'; remarkable bright gold body w/ red eyes - super sized, extremely peaceful, cool hardy loach
Moenkhausiasp. 'kogal yellow'2-2.5"28.00 or 6 @ 25.00 ea.rarely imported, bright gold/gold flecked tetra from Comodoro, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Myleusschomburgkii4-4.5" 45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.Colombian 'wide bar/blue hook Myleus' of great size; very showy, lg growing species that develops crazy fin extentions
""5-6"65.00 ea.extra large sized imports of 'wide bar/blue hook Myleus' in ltd qty
Pygocentruscariba4"65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea.great sized, highly colorful 'cariba piranha'
Pygopristisdenticulatus2-2.5"4 lot @ 150.00 groupgroup 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 groupvery rare offer of long term community tank maintained, perfectly compatible 'trio' of fat adults in amazing color
Serrasalmusrhombeus4-4.5"185.00 or 3 @ 175.00 ea.Rio Xingu rhoms of easily shipped md size in very limited quantity
Xenotecaeiseni1.5-2"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"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"
Osphronemusexodon8"95.00 ea.rarely imported 'elephant ear gorami' - a large growing, highly unique addition to large community; only one available
"laticlavis8"95.00 ea.giant 'red tail gorami' of Indonesia/Malaysia; a highly attractive show fish for lg communities that can reach 20"-very ltd qty
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum8"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
Polypterussenegalus 'albino'6"50.00 or 3 @ 45.00 ea.cb grow out 'albino bichir' of robust size & girth in ltd qty only
Potamotrygonmarinae8"750.00 ea.one medium male displaying more mature/bold flower pattern (net price/no discount)
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
"ranunculus3-3.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.L034 'Medusa bristlenose' from Rio Xingu; this species boasts a serious tangle of tentacles
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
"xanthellus3.5-4"85.00 ea.L177 'gold nugget pleco'; super yellow polka dot/yellow trim form collected from Rio Iriri; seldom imported lg size in very ltd qty
Chaetostomaformosae2-2.5"12.50 ea.L187B 'blonde bulldog pleco' from Rio Guamal, COL; small growing pleco, excellent algae grazer
Hypancistrusmargaritatus2"25.00 ea.L404 Rio Branco F1 juveniles of rarely imported chocolate 'Hypan' covered w/ gold jewel spots - only one avail
"sp. 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
Panaquearmbrusteri5-6"150.00 or 2 @ 135.00 ea.L027 'gold thunder royal' from Rio Araguaia of super size w/ incredibly bold color/pattern
"cochliodon10"350.00 ea.Rio Magdalena 'blue eyed Panaque'; truly a prehistoric-looking show pleco w/ blue eyes & jet black body; ltd qty only
"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
Peckoltiabraueri4"55.00 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"125.00 or 3 @ 115.00 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 in ltd qty only
"sp. L2535"100.00 ea.L253 seldom imported lower R. Xingu 'sunshine-like pleco' w/ large pearl spots/streaks over body & fins - 1 available
"sp. L3685"100.00 ea.L368 'white spotted cloud pleco' from Rio Tapajos; large white/cream polka dots on black body/fins - 1 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    
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"450.00 ea.amazing 'crocodile goonch'; a very rare import of unreal 'show/display cats' - only one still 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"
Callophysusmacropterus4-5"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 18-20"
Mystusatrifasciatus4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.seldom imported Thai bagrid cat w/ wine & white horizontal stripes
"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
Rhinodorasgallagheri4-4.5"75.00 ea.one young adult received on latest Colombia import; peaceful, attractive color/pattern - great rarely seen catfish for md community
Ryacoglanisparanensis6-7"100.00 ea.newly described R. Tocantins 'orange Jau' w/ remarkable 'bumble bee' pattern; does not grow >12" - only 1 still avail
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
"nigrita 'gold form'3-3.5"35.00 ea.cb 'gold/gold marbled lace cats'; a very attractive & hardy addition to md-lg communities
Tatiamusaica1.5-2"35.00 ea.incredibly patterned 'Ninja wood cats' in ltd qty; a dwarf catfish w/ remarkable resemblance to miniature 'killer whale'
"intermedia2.5-3"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.







orin oscar


















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














blue eye














gold lace



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









marble con


gold bar

gold bar

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.



black aro

curupira suri


rt gourami

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