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Tangled Up in Cichlids

Specializing in the New World Cichlids from South and Central America plus South American Catfish

Email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com

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 on home page are select photos highlighting just some of the many beautiful and rare species currently available.

TANGLED UP IN CICHLIDS STOCKLIST FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 5th, 2016 email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com, phone: 908-387-9858    
  (Total Length in Inches)(in USD $)(Wild fish include the word 'wild' in description, 'F1' = 1st generation stock bred from wild collected adults, 'cb' = captive bred of unspecified generation)
Acarichthysheckelii 'Jutai'4.5-5"65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.wild Rio Jutai, Brazil 'red finned thread fin'; seldom imported lg size from R. Solimoes tributary in remote NW Amazonas state
"heckelii 'Uatuma'3-4"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Uatuma, Brazil collected 'thread fin acara'; super showy species sporting multiple fin filament extensions
Aequidenspallidus1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 Rio Branco, Brazil juves; super rare in the trade; intricately ornate turq. facial mask
""2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 Rio Branco grow out juveniles of next size beginning to display color
"tetramerus 'Peru'4-5"18.00 ea.wild Peru 'red-cheek saddled acara', ml growing, robust and hardy species
Andinoacarapulcher2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb super blue spangled Trinidad 'blue acara'; a long time favorite for very good reason
"sp. 'Buenaventura'2-2.5"25.00 ea.never imported, wild undescribed blue spangled species from way south in Valle del Cauca, Colombia; very ltd qty only
"sp. 'Choco'2.5-3"25.00 ea.1st time offer of F1 stock; a unique & highly attractive turq. spangled blue acara/green terror-like undesdcribed Andean acara
""3.5-5"50.00 ea. or 90.00 pr.spectacular wild young adults collected at Tado, Rio San Juan, Choco; available individually or vent-sexed pair
Apistogrammahongsloi 2"25.00 ea.wild males only Puerto Gaitan - Rio Manacacais; gold & megenta, lg growing/impressive - very ltd qty avail
"megaptera (price per fish)1.5-1.75"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild rarity from Rio Inirida at Caño Vitina; blue spangled w/ 'cacatuoides-like dorsal': shipped as tentatively sexed pairs
Astronotussp. 'Orinoco oscar'4.5-5"35.00 ea.wild yet to be described species of Colombian-Orinoco-sports unique adolescent & adult color/pattern unlike Amazon-proper oscars
Australoherosscitulus3.5-4"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb rose breasted 'chanchito' from Paso de Pache, Rio Santa Lucia, Uruguay population
Biotodomacupido3.5-4"35.00 ea.wild Rio Itaya, Peru 'cupido cichlids' w/ gorgeous honey colored dorsal & flanks
"wavrini2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild Puerto Carreño - Rio Meta collected pastel colored species seldom offered in trade-ltd qty only
Bujurquinarobusta3.5-4"25.00 ea.wild Peruvian mouth brooding acara; rare import w/ blue striped yellow face & pink cheeks-ltd qty only
"vittata 'Ribeirão Mutum'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 Ribeirão Mutum, Mato Grosso collected; canary yellow, mild mannered mouth brooding acara in very ltd qty
"vittata 'Pantanal'2.5-3"20.00 ea.rare wild collection from Pantanal wetlands in Mato Grosso do Sul of yellow mouth brooding acara w/ iridescent blue scales
"sp. 'Rio Caete'3.5-4"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.wild undescribed mouthbrooding acara from Para, Brazil; turq. spotted gold face, lg. black blotch on operculum
Caquetaiakraussii 'Inirida'5-6"40.00 or 2 @ 36.00 ea.cb Rio Inirida collection of exceptionally copper & orange colored population; impressive piscivore w/ red eyes
"kraussii 'San Juan'5-6"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.wild Upper Rio San Juan, Choco collected race; decisively more elongated w/ increased predatory appearance, red on flanks & fins
Cichlacf. orinocensis 'jewel spotted'7-8"150.00 ea.wild R. Inirida cf. orinos (aka Venezuela gold spot) covered w/ large, ornate, yellow jewel spots-only 2 still available
"temensis3-3.5"35.00 ea.F1 Rio Miriti Parana stock bred by an international customer of mine from whom I've imported back into US market
Crenicarapunctulatum1.5-2.5"25.00 ea.rare import from R. Caqueta; larger-than-dwarf 'checkerboards' w/ red ventral & anal fins, high profile head/back - ltd qty only
Crenicichlacametana4.5-6"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins collected, rarely imported olive green & eggplant purple colored pike; also fully pellet trained
"cincta7-8"150.00 ea.wild Peruvian green/red pikes w/ black vertical bands; a large growing & very impressive pike in ltd qty-eating pellets
"cyclostoma2.5-3"50.00 ea.rarely imported wild R. Tocantins 'round mouth pike'; md growing species w/ curious demeanor & beak-like mouth in ltd qty
"cf. jegui5-6"225.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins 'warrior pike' w/ bold facial stripes, lg mouth, attractive chestnut & black markings; very ltd qty
"johanna var. 'manchada'9-10"225.00 ea.very rare specimen of wild 'manchada' (translates 'stained') pike from Peru - just one awesome adult female imported at this time
"lugubris 'Tapajos red'7-8"175.00 or 2 @ 165.00 ea.seldom collected - this is the most red population-wild from R. Arapuins; truly a solid red, large growing pike-eating pellets
"macropthalma6-7"450.00 prwild vent-sexed male/female pair of bizarre, rarely imported big-eyed pikes; another pike aficionado species for sure
"strigata6-7"100.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins adolescent pikes; mature colors include striking magenta abdomen w/ gold cheeks in ltd qty
"sp. 'Orinoco dwarf pike'2.5-3.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.wild Rio Orinoco watershed collected regani-like dwarf pike males only
""2.5-3.5"40.00 pr.same stock as above priced for male + female pair
Geophagusabalios5-5.5"65.00 ea.large wild adults collected from Puerto Carreño - Rio Meta; highly attractive red & green striped, lg growing earth eater
""6-7"80.00 ea.huge wild adults from same collection as above; very impressive, showy individuals
"altifrons3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb R. Tapajos, Brazil earth eaters; stunning show species as adult w/ orange & green stripes, ornate streamers on fins
"argyrostictus8"175.00 ea.one jumbo wild show male of Rio Xingu collection available
"brasiliensis3.5-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb lg growing showy earth eaters; the largest growing & most robust of earth eaters
"dicrozoster2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Puerto Carreño - Rio Meta collection of elongated lime green earth eater w/ red & blue fins, black dash on operculum
"sp. 'Caqueta'3.5-4.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.wild undescribed Geo. collected from Puerto Rico on Rio Guayas; vertical bars over red spotted flanks w/ red ventral @ anal fins
""5-6"65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea.jumbo sized wild Caqueta Geos; unique tiger bar pattern w/ red spots - largest imdividuals I've ever seen of this species
"sp. 'red head Tapajos'1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 juveniles of md growing, colorful earth eaters
"sveni8-9"250.00 ea.one jumbo wild show male of Rio Parana collection available
Guinanacaradacryra3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Cumina (trib. of R. Trombetas), Para, Brazil collected; iridescent lime green/gold/blue scales-very sharp
Herosefasciatus 'Rotkeil'2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb Peru 'red shoulder/rotkeil severum' juveniles; a stunning & relatively peaceful addition to md-lg community tanks
"efasciatus 'Tapajos'2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'R.Tapajos/red spotted turq. severum' juveniles; a gorgeous Brazil severum featuring blue faced adult fem, red spotted males
Hoplarchuspsittacus1.25-1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida, Colombia babies; a rare offer of tank bred juveniles
""4.5-5.5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.wild Inirida, Colombia lg juveniles/adolescents in seldom offered md size
Hypselecaratemporalis2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb Peru 'chocolate cichlids' - adults display attractive burgundy red/purple w/ green
Kronoheroscf. umbriferus 'Rio Guatape'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F2 'Andean umbie' juveniles of deep blue colors; scales teal blue w/ garnet red edge, turning indigo blue ventrally
""2-2.5"15.00 ea.F2 'Andean umbie' chunky grow outs of next size up
""7-8"200.00 ea.one young adult F2 male in perfect show condition
Laetacaraaraguaiae1.25-1.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Rio Araguaia dwarf smiling acaras; a rainbow of color in a small package
"dorsigera1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.wild Ribeirao Mutum, Mato Grosso collected violet breasted dwarf smiling acara
Satanopercadaemon5"40.00 ea.lg sized, well-conditioned wild Rio Inirida daemon; highly spangled w/ red ventrals in very ltd qty
"acuticeps4-4.5"50.00 ea.lg wild Rio Tapajos impressive '4 spot Satanos' w/ high dorsal in very ltd qty
"jurupari 'Colombia'4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.lg wild adults from Colombia; a robust eartheater of chartreuse color
"leucosticta1.5"12.50 ea.F1 juves of white spangled Guyana earth eaters in ltd qty only
"lilith4-5"65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos rarely imported gems; very largest growing Satano. species (to 12")-very ltd qty
Amatitlanianigrofasciata2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb German origin Rio Motagua, Honduras 'zebra convict cichlids'
"septemfasciata1"12.50 ea.F2 Rio San Jose, CR juveniles of rarely offered, sm-md growing, blue-eyed maroon colored gem
"siquia 'Rio Animas'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 red finned, blue/gold barred northern Costa Rica convict
""2-3"+25.00 pr / 3-3.5"male @ 15 ea.F1 adult pairs or lg males of darker base-colored colored CR convict
""4-4.5"20.00 ea.F1 jumbo sized, impressive hump-headed males in very ltd qty
"siquia 'Rio Tempisque'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F2 blue/orange sided western Costa Rica convicts
""2-3"+25.00 pr / 3-3.5"male @ 15 ea.F1 adult pairs or lg males w/ fin extensions & great color
"cf. siquia 'Hond. blue red pt.'2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'HRP' or 'Honduran blue red point convicts', brilliant blue body w/ red on fins - many w/ unique black marbling on fins as well
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals from SF Libre, Lago Managua
""2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' of next size up
""3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' of chunky grow out size
"istlanus1.25"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb 'red istlanus' from Rio Amacuzac, MX collection
"lyonsi5-6"75.00 ea.lg cb adults in full orange-red & blue coloration; an extremely rare offer at this size in ltd qty only
"sagittae4-4.5"22.00 or 4 @ 18.00 ea.F2 grow out adolescents from the cream sickle colored jumbo pair of exclusive TUIC Lago Xiloa import
""5-5.5"30.00 ea.largest sized F2 young adults of various color from white-yellow-orange-mixed
"trimaculatus1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb juveniles of vividly colored mustard yellow body and rose red breasted trimacs
"trimaculatus 'Rio Naranjo'1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F2 stocky juves of R. Naranjo, Guatemala collected 'trimacs'; bold colored moss green w/ garnet red abdomen & throat
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.F2 R. Naranjo chunky grow outs of next size up
""3-3.5"25.00 ea.F2 R. Naranjo adolescent males available in limited quantity
Archocentruscentrarchus4-4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 Siquirres, CR young adult 'flier cichlids' beginning to display mature coloration of gold body & fins w/ sky blue sides
""4.5-5.5"65.00 prF1 Siquirres, CR young adult pairs of 'flier cichlids' in fully mature color
Cincelichthyspearsei3.5"35.00 ea.cb individuals of huge growing but very well behaved herbivore that can successfully be kept w/ much smaller species
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race
""3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.next size up on cb 'macaw cichlid' grow outs
Maskoherosargentea2.5-3"25.00 ea.cb juves of highly showy species featuring pearl-violet sides covered w/ black freckles
""7"100.00 ea.cb adult male *w/ one dorsal fin spine previously damaged/small notch of individual segment in top fin
"regani2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juves of another highly showy species featuring emerald green body covered in red freckles
"regani 'R. Sarabia'7-8"125.00 ea.F1 adults of super size & color - a very rare offer of vividly colored, privately grown out individuals in ltd qty only
Neetroplusnematopus 1.5"7.50 ea.F1 juveniles of robust & uniquely 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.F1 juveniles of next size up on chunky grow outs
Parachromisdovii3.5-4"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb unsexed Nicaraguan 'turquoise wolf' of chunky size
"loisellei1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb of Panamanian origin; the southernmost populations of this guapote sport rich honey colored body w/ amber fins
"managuensis4-4.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb Nicaraguan 'black & white jaguar cichlids' of great chunky size
"motaguensis2-2.5"12.50 ea.cb juveniles of 'red tiger Honduran mots'
Peteniasplendida5-5.5"30.00 or 3 @ 27.00 ea.cb 'red bay snook'; red-orange dorsal color blending to honey color in abdomen, an awesome less-aggressive fish for lg communites
Rociooctofasciata 'Chiapas'3-4"50.00 trioone trio (2 fem + 1 male) of German cb 'Chiapas dempsey' w/ lg iridescent blue spangles and mulberry purple colored belly
"octofasciata 4.5-5"25.00 ea.cb 'jack dempsey' young adults w/ beautiful blue splangles; pairs available upon request
Thorichthysmeeki2.5-3"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb grow outs of super red firemouth from Rio Candelaria population
Trichromissalvini.75"10.00 ea.F2 Rio Candelaria juveniles - a beautifully colored race in which both sexes display red colored sides
Vieja cf. fenestrata 'pink'4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb Lago Catemaco 'pink/pink marbled fenestratus' adolescents; uniquely patterned/very attractively colored
"maculicauda4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb 'black belt cichlid' adolescents; highly attractive, lg growing species w/ red cheek/chest & tail
""6"65.00 prcb 'black belt cichlid' young adult sexed pair
""6-7.5"80.00 prcb 'black belt cichlid' adult pair; larger male in gorgeous adult coloration
"melanura 1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb juves. of colorful orange/gold/blue 'Laguna Yaxha, Guatemala' race
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up on cb grow outs displaying some color
""4-4.5"25.00 ea.cb adolescents w/ nearly full mature rainbow of colors
Boulengerochromismicrolepis8-9"65.00 ea.cb young adults of impressive Tanganyikan 'Emperor cichlids' - Africa's largest growing cichlid species
Etroplussuratensis1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 juveniles of large growing, highly ornate 'green chromide': a spectacular jewel spotted, less aggressive rarity
Hemichromissp. Bangui3-3.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb glowing red jewel cichlids w/ neon turquoise spots; males grow to only 5", females to 3.5"
Oreochromisspecies3.5"25.00 ea.cb 'red/white cream sickle Tilapia'; a brilliantly colored, mild mannered, lg growing addition to larger community aquariums
Placidochromissp. 'phenochilus Tanzania'3.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.cb 'star sapphire Haps'; stunning electric cobalt blue body w/ large shiny 'sapphire' white spots
NON-CICHLID-ODDBALLS/CHARACINS, ETC. (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Abramiteshypselonotus 3-3.5"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.uniquely red finned Rio Tocantins 'marbled headstander' of great size, color, & pattern
Chromobotiamacracanthus2.25-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.highly colorful & always entertaining 'clown loaches'; awesome addition to most md communities w/ cichlids, etc.
Brachychalcinusretrospina2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.rare import of ml growing 'discus tetra' from Bahia state, southern Brazil
Brycon falcatus5-6"100.00 ea.rubust & powerful swimming, big headed Rio Araguaia species w/ red edged blk crescent on caudal
Catlocarpiosiamensis3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.giant Siamese carp' (the world's largest growing cyprinid) - juveniles bred from aquaculture facility in Thailand
Chalceusmacrolepidotus3.5-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.pink tail chalceus of robust size; very sharp addition to upper level of md-lg communities
Chitalaornata 'albino'7-8"85.00 ea.limited qty of great sized 'albino clown knife fish' - only 2 available
Curimatavittata5"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.very rarely collected, ornately banded Curimata; awesome 10" growing show characin
Electrophoruselectricus15"100.00 ea.electric eels' of super size & girth displaying mature color of cantaloupe orange throat/belly & army green back in very ltd qty
Erythrinuserythrinus6"65.00 ea.red hifin shuyo-trahira-wolf fish' w/ purple & orange colored pattern on sides-only one available
Gymnotustigre5-6"75.00 ea.one only juvenile Peruvian 'flash tiger knife-macana tigre'; boldly banded, unusual & interesting knife fish
Hampalamacrolepidota5-6"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.seldom imported, highly attractive lg growing Asian barb w/ blk saddle & red/blk fins; reknowned as sport fishing species in SE. Asia
Hoplerythrinusunitaeniatus8-9"175.00 ea.rarely imported/seen in jumbo size: 'gold wolf fish/shuyo amarillo' imported from Peru in ltd qty
Labeocyclorhynchus4-4.5"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.attractively colored/patterned 'harlequin or variegated Congo shark' of great size
Latescalcalifer5-6"55.00 ea.great sized 'barramundi perch' or 'Asian sea bass'; enormous growing, quite entertaining at feeding time
Leporinussteyermarki3.5-4"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.rarely imported Colombian Leporinus w/ attractive blk spots & wavy bars on gold body
Markiananigripinnis3-3.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.very rarely imported Pantanal, Brazil collection of rubust & unique, ml growing, ventrally red finned tetra
Melanotaeinaparkinsoni2"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.lg growing (to 6") rainbowfish - a personal favorite featuring gorgeous contrast of blue & orange color at maturity
Metynnisfasciatus2.5-3"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.cb 'tiger silver dollar'; md growing (to 6"), attractive dither species for md cichlids & very showy in schools
Mylossomaduriventre4-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.Peruvian 'palometa'; a seldom imported silver $ w/ impressive 'deep keel' & attractive red anal fin
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum8-10"75.00 ea.silver arowana of hardy, chunky size; fully pellet trained
Potamotrygonmotoro7-8"225.00 ea.select orange spotted wild Orinoco motoro rays of ltd qty (1 male + 1 female available)
Semaprochiloduslaticeps3.5-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.red fin flagtails' collected from Puerto Carreño - Rio Meta; outstanding/showy & active characins for md-lg community
Serrasalmuscompressus3.5"50.00 ea.rarely imported diamond spangled Peru piranha - only one available
"rhombeus 'Araguaia'7-7.5"275.00 ea.brilliantly spangled R. Araguaia rhom w/ black barred blood red eyes - only one available
"rhombeus 'Peru black'8"350.00 ea.young adult 'Peru black rhoms' of robust size - only one available
""16-17"1500.00 ea.immensely scary, huge headed Peruvian black rhom- not for the faint of heart - only 1 avail
Triportheusangulatus5-6"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.lg 'triport hatchets' that grow to super size of 7-8"! Awesome mid-water activity for md-lg communities
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Acanthicushystrix6-7"125.00 ea.L155 'lyre tail pleco' of R. Branco, Roraima, Brazil; xl growing, super thorny jet black, prehistoric-looking showy plecos
Baryancistruschrysolomus2.5-3"50.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco'; a truly green-bodied pleco w/ ornate yellow trimmed fins
""3.5-4"65.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco' of larger size; beautiful R. Xingu pleco that's not difficult to keep
"xanthellus3-4"40.00 ea.L018/081 R. Xingu 'gold nugget pleco' of great size w/ variably sized spots (small sized spots = 081, md sized spots = 018)
"sp. LDA0333.5"50.00 ea.LDA033/L142 R. Tapajos 'snowball pleco' w/ large white polka dots on jet black body & fins-ltd qty only
Hemiancistrusguahiborum3-3.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.L106 'spotted orange seam pleco'; hardy, colorful, md growing pleco
"sp. 'blue phantom'5-6"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' of seldom offered, remarkably large size
Hypancistruscf. sp. L4014-5"75.00 ea.L401 Alenquer, Para, Brazil collected gems w/ individually intricate bold vertical wavy bars
Hypostomusfaveolus5-6"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.L037 'honeycomb pleco' of T. Tocantins in super size w/ intricate honeycomb pattern over head and dorsal area
"soniae3-3.5"35.00 ea.L137 'red finned blue eye pleco' from R. Tapajos
Lamonthichthysfilamentosus4.5-6"40.00 ea.Peruvian 'kite whiptail'; super long filaments on pectoral, dorsal, and caudal fin
Leporacanthicusgalaxius4-5"55.00 ea.L029 'galaxy vampire pleco' from R. Tocantins; bold gold spots on black body w/ long nose
"heterodon3-3.5"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L172'a-b' R. Xingu 'gold vampire pleco'; a very sharp looking (and feeling) md growing pleco
"triactis4"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L091 'three beacon pleco'; beautiful red/orange & blk banded adipose, dorsal & caudal spines
Panaquearmbrusteri 'Jamanxim'4"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.L027 'gold lined thunder royal'; gold & black lined ultra showy race
"armbrusteri 'Tocantins'5-6"100.00 ea.L027 'platinum royal'; boldly contrasting cream & black lined race
"cochliodon12"450.00 ea.Colombian R. Magdalena 'blue eyed pleco' of super size & great condition- only one show individual available
Peckoltialineola3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.L202 bold, attractive wide, wavy black bars over a light colored body, hardy & md growing
"sp. L1403-3.5"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.L140 rarely imported R. Tapajos species w/ bold/irregular yellow & brown wavy bands
Pseudacanthicusleopardus6-7"250.00 or 2 @ 235.00 ea.L600 'Rio Branco, Roraima' the real deal! Extremely rare import of large growing (to 16"!) 'leopard red fin cactus pleco'
"sp. L0976-7"125.00 ea.L097 'polka dot cactus pleco' from Rio Curua-Una, Para, Brazil; a truly thorny & very attractive Pseudacanthicus
Pseudancistrussp. L2592.5-3"35.00 ea.L259 - uncommon import of lg cream spotted/wavy spotted pleco
""3.5-4"50.00 ea.L259 of next size from Rio Tapajos collection for a highly attractive, md growing pleco
Pseudorinelepisgenibarbis4"35.00 ea.Peru 'pinecone pleco'; unique leather-like skin, body covered by armor-like plates
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'5-6"35.00 ea.cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes
Scobliancistrussp. L3683.5-4"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.L368 'white spotted cloud pleco'; lg bold white spots cover black body & fins; incredibly showy Tapajos pleco
Sturisomaaureum 'albino'3-4"50.00 ea.cb true 'albino farlowella/whiptail cat'; remarkable pink/white whiptail w/ red eyes-ltd qty only
CATFISH SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Bagariusbagarius4.5-5"150.00 ea.Thailand collected 'goonch cat' that is already pellet trained - only one still available
Bagariusyarrelli11-12"300.00 ea.larger sized 'Thai goonch cat' in very limited quantity - only two available
Batroglanistransmontanus?2.5-3"25.00 ea.amber & black jelly bumble cats from Colombia; highly attractive pattern on rarely imported cats
Claroteslaticeps9-10"135.00 ea.rarely offered, lg growing African 'big head cats' w/ attractive white trimmed charcoal tail; very ltd qty avail
Corydorascf. araguaiaensis2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.rare import of Rio Araguaia Cory, super size w/ big, bold spot pattern
"loxozonus2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.impressively lg sized Rio Guaviare adults of strikingly attractive, seldom offered Cory
Goldiellaeques6-7"50.00 ea.Peru collected 'horse head cat' of great size; an attractively patterned cat well suited for md-lg community - remains <12"
Hemibagrusnemursus 'albino'5-6"35.00 ea.cb albino form of 'Asia red tail cat'; stand out ivory body w/ red eyes & yellow fins - very showy in lg species tank
"wyckyii8-9"200.00 ea.seldom offered show catfish species - velvet black w/ white trim on upper caudal & crystal blue eyes; only 1 available
Liosomodorasoncinus5-6"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.jumbo 'jaguar cats' of rarely imported size; gorgeous orange & amber w/ intricate black markings
Megalodorasuranoscopus3.5-4"35.00 ea.attractively colored/patterned, giant growing 'prehistoric irwini cats' of juvenile size
Mystuswolffii4-5"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.seldom imported 'Thai moon cat' of bright platinum blue/grey color available in ltd qty
Oxydorasniger8-9"75.00 ea.larger sized 'purple prehistoric cats'; a gentle giant w/ impressive scutes/spikes on flanks
Pimelodusalbofasciatus6-7"25.00 ea.'four lined Pim cats'; active species that mixes well in md-lg community tanks
"ornatus4-4.5"50.00 ea.boldly patterned/very attractive md growing Peru Pim cats
""6-6.5"75.00 ea.seldom imported at this large size - bold blk/wht pattern on excellent catfish for md-lg growing community aquaria
Pterodorasgranulosus9-10"40 ea, 2 @ 35 ea, 3 @ 30 ea.jumbo growing 'prehistoric cats' - awesome show cats; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
Synodontisangellicus3-4"75.00 ea.Congo collected beauties; jet black covered w/ white polka dots
"decorus3-4"25.00 ea.cb African cats w/ attractive lg black spots
"eupterus6"35.00 ea.cb super sized, ornate African catfish with huge, feathered dorsal fin-great in md-lg communities
"nigrita 'xanthic/gold'4-5"35.00 ea.cb gold/gold marbled bred sport of very attractively colored/patterned 'African lace cat'
Tatiaintermedia2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 'milky way wood cats'; md growing, very attractive white spots over velvet black body







blue eye



blue phantom








orange seam



alb redtail













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






red head Tapajos











pictured above: Just some of the many species of earth eaters, acaras, and S. Am. dwarf cichlids available.

red Tapajos








gold spot


Orinoco oscar



pictured above: Some of the many seldom offered S. Am. cichlid species available.












gold bar

gold bar




green chromide


pictured above: The above Central American cichlid species (and a few Old World species) plus many, many more are all immediately available. Adult photos are shared for reference. Stock sizes are posted on stock page.




gold wolf

gold wolf


siam carp





motoro rays

pink tail








pictured above: Some of the many seldom seen characins 'tetras', cyprinids 'carps/barbs', and other odd balls on hand.

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