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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 FEBRUARY 18, 2019 email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com, phone: 908-387-9858    
GenusspeciesTotal Length of fish 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)
Acarichthysheckelii 'Lago Sacambu'3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild 'threadfin acara' from Sacambu, Brazil; unique lg lateral blotch, amber cheeks/abdomen, orange anal fin, diamond spotted flanks
"heckelii 'Rio Negro'3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild 'threadfin acara' from R. Negro, Brazil; very sm lateral blotch nearly covered by rows of diamond spots, honey colored anal fin
Acaronianassa2.5-3"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Peru oddity, primitive but effective md predatory sp. w/ big red eyes & metallic gold body; great addition to md/ml community
Aequidensdiadema 'Jenaro Herrera'3-3.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Peru acara comes w/ rainbow of color; attractive addition to md/ml communities including severums, earth eaters, etc.
Andinoacarabiseriatus1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Upper San Juan, COL juveniles of incredibly colorful and rarely collected/imported acara
"rivulatus 'gold suam'3.5-4" 30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.cb 'Ecuador green terror' w/ red-orange trimmed fins of great grow out size & color
""5-5.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.cb 'Ecuador green terror' w/ red-orange trimmed fins of robust size & gorgeous color
""6"+65.00 ea.cb 'Ecuador green terror' males only w/ red-orange trimmed fins of seldom offered super size w/ impressive profile in ltd qty
Astronotuscf. 'rubrocellatus'5.5-6.5"175.00 ea.remarkable wild Rio Branco, Brazil oscars only collected 1x/yr; distinct vertical lateral cream band + hockey stick band on head-ltd!
Biotodomacupido3.5-4"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild Rio Itaya, Peru collected gems in adult size & super mature color; gregarious, mild mannered, graceful-ideal for md S. Am. biotope
Cichlamonoculus2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild Peru collected peacock bass; seldom imported wild stock of super colorful, boldly patterned species
Cichlasomadimerus1.25-1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 juveniles from Uruguay collection of iridescent green/gold 'port-type cichlid'
"sp. 'Esmeraldas gold'3.5-4"100.00 pr.wild pair collected from lagoon by Rio Esmeraldas, Ecuador-gorgeous golden/xanthic acara
Crenicichlalucius3-3.5" / 4.5"28.00 ea. / 40.00 ea.wild Peru pikes w/ attractive yellow & red color on body & fins, md growing, easily maintained in md-ml communities - ltd qty only
"sp. 'Colombian belly hopper'5-6"22.00 ea.wild Colombian 'yellow belly hopper pikes'-nearly full grown, entertaining sp. that 'swim/hop' due to unique swim bladder modification
Geophagusbrasiliensis4-4.5" / 5-6"35.00 / 50.00 ea.wild collected from Rio Guandu near Rio de Janeiro; very robust, lg growing eartheater w/ orange & purple eyes, lg blue spangles
"neambi4"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.cb R. Tocantins gem; super colorful w/ orange/red stripes, grows to lg size & displays impressive fin streamers
"sp. 'Tapajos red head'4-4.5"85.00 or 4 @ 80.00 ea.wild R. Tapajos red head Geos of great size & color - rare offer of wild collected adults
Gymnogeophagusbalzanii3-3.5"22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.cb 'Uruguayan hump head Gymnos' of impressive size & color
Heroscf. efasciatus 'Peru red spot green'3.5-4"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.cb Rio Ucayali, 'Peru red spotted severum' aka 'H. appendiculatus'; gorgeous lime green, profusely red spotted w/ red anal fin
"cf. efasciatus 'rotkeil'2.5-3" / 3.5-4"40.00 ea. / 65.00 ea.wild Rio Nanay, Peru collection of seldom offered wild stock; the super colorful 'rotkeil/red head severum
"liberifer1-1.25"10.00 ea.F1 juveniles of Rio Negro collected adult pair listed below - ltd qty only
""5-6"55.00 ea.wild Rio Negro collected severum w/ red lined body; unique characteristic of breeding mode for severum w/ oral incubation-1 avail
""7-8"200.00 prwild jumbo breeding pair of Rio Negro 'red lined mouth brooding severum' - very rare offer of an actively breeding, bonded pair
"sp. 'super red severum'3.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.cb 'super red severum' of great size & remarkable color; undeniably a gorgeous addition to the md community
Hoplarchuspsittacus4.5-5.5"75.00 or 4 @ 70.00 ea.wild Colombian parrot cichlids of great size w/ characteristic turquoise color & red eyes
Hypselecaratemporalis3-3.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Peru 'chocolate cichlids' - lg growing, purple/green/red colored at maturity; great oscar, acara, severum, earth eater tankmate
Laetacaradorsigera1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.wild Rio Parana collected 'red breast dwarf acara'; spectacular md growing dwarf acara sporting magenta colored throat/abdomen
Mesonautafestivus2.5-3"20.00 ea. wild 'festivum, flag cichlids' - colorful yellow belly species from Rio Tapajos @ Santarem in very ltd qty
Mikrogeophagusaltispinosa2"+/-18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.wild 'rainbow rams' (aka Bolivian ram) from Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sol, Brazil; rare import of ylw & red rams w/ fin streamers
Pterophyllumscalare 'Peru'2.5 x 4"20.00 ea.wild Peru angels of great ml size-an exceptionally tall growing, very showy wild angel that frequently display spotting at maturity
Rondonacarahoehnei6-7"75.00 ea.one jumbo wild male of uber rare, colorful & peaceful acara; a monotypic genus/species from Pantanal, Brazil
Satanopercajurupari2.5-3"22.00 or 5 @ 18.00 ea.wild Rio Negro gems of glowing chartreuse yellow color w/ honey colored abdomen & blue spangled fins
Symphysodonaequifasciatus/tarzoo?2.5-3"85.00 or 4 @ 75.00 ea.wild Rio Nanay, Peru 'green discus' lg juves displaying honey-lime colored body, red & blue anal fin, 9 vertical bars
Tahuantinsuyoamacantzatza1.5-2"28.00 or 5 @ 25.00 ea.wild 'Peruvian stone rolling acara'-rarely imported, beautifully colored mouth breeding acara covered w/ elec. blue ornamentation
Amatitlaniasajica1.5"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. 'Honduran redfin blue'2.5-3"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb colorful grow outs of Danli, HON brilliant blue convicts
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'5-6" males50.00 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' sexed all males from the only two gold barred individuals of TUIC exclusive SF Libre, Lago Managua import
"labiatus3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb lg lipped 'red devil' grow outs of Isla Zapatera, L. Nicaragua origin - already displaying conspicuously enlarged lips
"trimaculatus 'Rio Naranjo'3-3.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac juveniles
""4-4.5"25.00 ea.F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac adolescents of robust size
Herichthyscarpintis1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb juveniles of glowing green w/ super large pearl spots - aka 'electric blue carpintis' or 'Laguna Escondida' type
""3.5-4"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.cb young adults of phenomenal color & covered w/ lg pearl spots; excellent addition to any md-lg cichlid community
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2.5-3"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race; super addition to ml communites w/ or w/o cichlids
Nandopsistetracanthus1.5-2" / 2.5-3"12.50 ea. / 20.00 ea.cb 'Cuban cichlids' juveniles and grow out sizes
Parachromisdovii1"10.00 ea.cb juveniles from wild Costa Rica male that I personally collected from Rio Tempisque, CR
"dovii 2-2.5" 12.50 ea.cb Nicaraguan 'wolf cichlids' of grow out juvenile sizes
"friedrichsthalii2-2.5"15.00 ea.cb juves of Panamanian amber colored guapote formerly known as 'P. loisellei'
"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
""2-2.5" 15.00 ea.cb 'gold jaguar cichlids' of next chunky size up
Thorichthysmaculipinnis1.25-1.5"10.00 ea.cb juves of brilliantly colored, md growing gem sporting orange throat/sides & blue spangles
Viejavar. synspilum6"+/-55.00 ea.cb hefty sized 'red head synspila'- nicely coloring up, ltd qty available
Cyphotilapiagibberosa 'Kapampa'3.5-4"75.00 ea.cb 'blue Zaire frontosa' of robust grow out size-one of the most impressive cichlids to grace our aquariums; ideal for lg community
Hemichromislifalili2.5-3"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'dwarf Congo red jewel'; ridiculously glowing red body covered w/ turquoise jewel spots - not a large growing species @ 4" max
Heterotilapiabuttikoferi1.5"10.00 ea.cb 'hornet' or 'zebra Tilapia';lg growing, immediately recognizable by bold ylw & blk vertical bars; W. Afr. sp. ideal w/ C. Am. sp.
Oreochromisniloticus13-14"75.00 ea.one cb jumbo male of very attractive calico/creamsicle color w/ red tail
Paratilapiapolleni2-2.5"15.00 ea.cb 'Madagascar black diamond cichlid' - remarkably showy as adult w/ jet black body covered in white-gold 'starry night' spangling
Paretroplusdambabe2.5"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.cb Madagascar 'red side damba' - rare offer of lg growing, showy & unique 'marine tang-like' cichlid in ltd qty
"kieneri2-2.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.cb Madagascar 'calico damba' - an attractive & uniquely patterned rare offer in ltd qty
CHARACINS (TETRA TYPES), CYPRINIDS (BARB/CARP TYPES), RAINBOWFISH, LOACHES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Amecasplendens1.5-2"4 fish @ $40, 8 fish @ $75cb 'butterfly goodeid'; critically endangered in wild, colorful/unique Mex. livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally 2 sexed pairs
Chalceuserythrurus1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.Peru 'yellow fin tucan fish'; super cool surface water interest w/ lg metallic scales, yellow fins w/ pink tail
Chromobotiamacracanthus2.75-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.chunky medium sized 'clown loaches'; bold black bars on orange body w/ red fins, unmistakably eye-catching when kept in shoal
Cirrhinusmicrolepis7-8"35.00 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
Dawkinsiafilamentosa4-4.5"3 fish @ 100.00 lotjumbo wild Thai 'filamentosa barb'; three large adults of chartreuse green, red, & black-extremely active & colorful - only 3 lot avail
Desmopuntiusjohorensis2-3"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
Erythrinuserythrinus3.5-4.5"50.00 ea.Peru 'red hifin/rainbow wolf fish', md growing (8") vividly colorful predator that can be kept w/ similar sized fish-ltd qty only
Hampalamacrolepidota6.5-7.5"55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea.lg growing, robust, colorful, & active 'jungle perch'; coveted sport fish that amounts to a great larger community species
Hemigrammussilimoni1.5"25.00 or 6 @ 22.00 ea.new tetra to the trade from Vilhena, Rondônia Brazil; iridescent green, yellow fins w/ ornate caudal markings
Hyphessobryconelachys1"12.50 ea.outstanding 'reed tetra' from Mimoso, Mato Grosso; gem of a tetra w/ streamer fins, unique black/white caudal ornamentation
"hexastichos1.5-2"25.00 or 6 @ 22.00 ea.unmistakeably attractive tetra from Comodora, Mato Grosso; maroon & turquoise striped beauty - ideal for md communities
"myrmex1.5"30.00 or 6 @ 27.00 ea.new tetra to the trade from Comodoro, Mato Grosso; gorgeous red & yellow species displaying sexual dimorphism at maturity
"peugoti1.5"50.00 or 6 @ 45.00 ea.new tetra to the trade from Rio Juruena, Mato Grosso; brilliantly colored red species w/ extended fins
Hypsibarbuswetmorei4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.Thai 'lemon fin barb'; 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
Labeodyocheilus10"75.00 ea.Thai 'blue shark'; a rarely collected, lg growing & impressively finned cyprinid- only one available
Leporinusbrunneus5.5-6.5"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.Rio Atabapo, Colombia 'red face/red fin Leps' of great size - rare import of robust, highly attractive Anostomidae
"jatuncochi1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.Peru rarity sporting attractive yellow/black vertical bands, more robust/higher back - very attractive as shoal in active community
"klausewitzi4-5"36.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.Rio Atabapo, Colombia 'clown spotted Leps' w/ red fins & lips - rare import for Anostomidae fans
"striatus1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb 1st offer of F1 juves-bold gold & black horizontally striped, highly attractive ml growing rarity for active md-ml communities
Metynnisfasciatus2.5-3"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
Moenkhausiaclorophthalma1.5"45.00 ea.new tetra to the trade from Serra do Cachimbo, Rio Teles Pires; purple & gold w/ leopard spots - ltd qty only
"costae2-2.5"15.00 ea.Rio Itapicuru robust 'giant penguin-like tetra';sharply contrasting wide black band along base of anal fin & through upper dorsal
"levidorsa2"28.00 ea.new tetra to the trade from Comodoro, Mato Grosso; metallic gold, yellow fins, robust/rounded body - ltd qty
"naponis1.5-2"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.rare Peru import sporting wide, horizontal metallic gold & blue stripe through body w/ yellow tail
"parecis1.5-2"20.00 ea. new tetra to the trade from Comodoro, Mato Grosso; iridescent diamond scales on gold body - ltd qty
"sp. 'kogal'1.5-2"30.00 or 6 @ 27.00 ea.highly acclaimed tetra from Comodora, Mato Grosso w/ glowing blue back & metallic gold sides
Mylesinusparaschomburgkii4-5"135.00 ea.super rare, unique & colorful pacu-type that grows 15-18" from Rio Tapajos; red hooked anal, red tail, beaked mouth-ltd qty
Opsariuspulchellus2.5-3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 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
Pygopristisdenticulatus3-3.5"4 fish @ 150.00 lotgroup of 4 fish; highly colorful/attractive piranha juveniles of species that I've successfully maintained in mixed communities
""5-6"3 fish @ 300.00 lotgroup of 3 gorgeous adults: ideal tank mates for plecos, catfish, active characins (silver $, etc)
Rhoadsiaaltipinna2-3"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.wild Nariño, Colombia 'giant pink diamond tetra'-seriously rare import of 6-8" growing, spectacularly colored, robust characin
Salminushilarii7-8"100.00 ea.Puerto Gaitán, R. Manacacias-lg growing, active & robust 'Colombian dorado' w/ red & black fins, black mask in ltd qty
Scaphognathopsstejnegeri4-4.5"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 1 avail
Semaprochilodusinsignis4-5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.wild Puerto Carreño, Colombia 'flagtails' of super size & color'; highly impressive for large communities
Serrasalmusrhombeus5-6"150.00 or 3 @ 135.00 ea.Rio Xingu rhoms of easily shipped md size- only 3 individuals available
Tordouronensis4-5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.Thai 'rose mahseer' of easily shipped md size; colorful & active 'river carp' for larger communities
Triportheusangulatus7"55.00 ea.one jumbo 'triport hatchet' in very rarely offered jumbo size; high energy rarity w/ impressive black filamented tail
ANCIENTS, ODDBALLS, ETC - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Anabastestudineus6"25.00 ea.the 'banded climbing perch'-hardy gourami w/ amazing ability to remain out of water for days if kept moist; grows to 10"-1 avail
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
Osteoglossumferreirai16-17"350.00 ea.lg sized, perfectly clean 'blue-black arowana' individual available; long term pet, 100% pellet trained
Polypterussenegalus 'albino'6"50.00 ea.cb grow out 'albino bichir' of robust size & girth - only one still available
Potamotrygonmotoro 'red spot chocolate'5-6"250.00 ea.wild Peru imports w/ CITES; chocolate brown body w/ bold, orange-red, black ocellated spots - ltd qty only
"motoro 'yellow spot black'5-6"295.00 ea.wild Peru imports w/ CITES; brown-black body w/ bold, glowing yellow, black ocellated spots - ltd qty only
Pristolepisfasciata4-5"55 ea, 3 @ 50 ea, 5 @ 45 eahighly unusual 'Malayan leaffish'; hardy, 10" growing Thai perch w/ vertical bars over pastel colored body
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Ancistomussnethlageae4-4.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 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
Ancistrussp. L0192.5-3"50.00 ea.L019 rare Xingu collection of profusely lg cream polka dotted pleco -only one available
Baryancistrussp. 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
Crossoloricariavariegata8-10"95.00 ea.wild Rio San Juan, Colombia 'whiptails' - boldly marbled rare import of impressive size - ltd qty only
Hypancistrussp. L0662.5-3"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. L1361"15.00 ea.L136 Rio Negro cb juveniles of 'Angelicus pleco'- profusely spotted/spangled w/ gold/creamy-white on black body
"sp. L2602.5-3"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
"sp. L3331-1.25"35.00 ea.L333 Rio Xingu 'gold lined tiger' F1 juveniles of highly attractive gem of a pleco
"margaritatus L4041-1.25"20.00 or 5 @ 17.00 ea.L404 Rio Branco F1 juveniles of more widely spaced gold spangles over strikingly contrasted black body
Hypostomussp. L1454-5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.L145 from Rio Guama; rarely imported, ornate large spot Hypo in ltd qty
Leporacanthicuscf. galaxius L0072.5-3"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.L007 'gold spot vampire pleco'; a robust & attractive species from Rio Guama, Brazil
"cf. galaxius L2413-3.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.L241 'flat vampire pleco'; a rare import from Orinoco basin w/ markedly flattened, jet black body w/ bright white spots
"heterodon2.5-3"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.gold vampire plecos from R. Xingu; attractive gold body w/ black polka dots, unusually long trunk-like snout
Panaqolusalbivermis1.5-2"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.Peru 'flash pleco' - colorful, bold gold/black banded, md growing gem that develops streamers on caudal fin
"changae2.5-3"25.00 ea.L226 Peru collected, attractively banded md growing species
Panaquebathyphilus2-2.5" / 3-3.5"30.00 ea. / 45.00 ea.L090 Peru 'white lyre tailed royal pleco'; juveniles of lg growing, super showy species avail in two sizes
Parancistusaurantiacus3-3.5"30.00 ea.Rio Tocantins 'chubby pleco' of robust size
"nudiventris3-3.5"40.00 ea.L031 'peppermint pleco' from Rio Xingu; jet black w/ small white-light blue spots over body & fins; ltd qty
Peckoltiabraueri3.5" / 5"45.00 ea. / 65.00 ea.L305 'orange fin/psychedelic head' pleco from rare collections in Rio Branco of N. Brazil
"compta2.5-3"75.00 or 4 @ 65.00 ea.L134 'leopard frog pleco' of R. Tapajos; highly attractive gem featuring individually patterned fish
"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
Pseudacanthicusleopardus L6003-3.5" / 4-4.5"185.00 / 215.00 ea.L600 jumbo growing 'redfin leopard spiny pleco' collected only 1x/yr from Rio Branco, Roraima -super rare & truly gorgeous
""5-6"250.00 ea.L600 jumbo growing 'redfin leopard spiny pleco' of next size up on impressively colored individuals
"spinosus2.5-3"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.L096/L160 'spiny monster pleco' Rio Camaraipi collection of attractive spotted cactus pleco
Pseudancistrusasurini5-6"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 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
Pterygoplichthysscrophus4-5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.Peruvian 'rhino pleco' w/ unmistakable large 'horn-like' nostril flaps
"weberi4-4.5"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. pariolispos5-5.5" 100.00 ea.L048 R. Xingu 'gold spotted cloud pleco'; showy, lg growing species w/ gold polka dots over black body & fins-one fish 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    
Aguarunichthystorosus2.5-3" / 6-7"85.00 ea. / 135.00 ea.Peru 'bolt cats'- highly coveted, rarely offered, ml growing (15") beautifully patterned shark-like cat in ltd qty only
Bagariussuchus12-13"350.00 ea.amazing 'crocodile goonch'; a very rare import of unreal 'show/display cat species' - only one available
Brachyplatystomatigrinum3-4"250.00 ea.highly cherished Peru 'tigrinus cats' of juvenile size; unparallelled among prize catfish for incredibly bold zebra stripes-ltd qty only
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" - just 6 fish still available
Callophysusmacropterus4-4.5"85.00 ea.Peru 'vulture cat'; seldom imported ml growing (17") beauty w/ ornate bluish polka dots-great cat for larger communities in ltd qty
Corydorascf. cervinus C0281-1.25"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 juves of Rondonia, Brazil collected stock; long nosed, jumbo growing, very impressive Cory
"eversi C0651.5"40.00 ea.cb true 'guarana Cory' of the same namesake stock originally collected by Hans-Georg Evers;honey-amber sides w/ intricate blk spots
"sp. CW0911-1.25"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Rio Vaupes, COL juves of boldly striped, gregarious 'melini-like' species
"sp. CW1401-1.25"25.00 ea.F1 Mato Grosso collected stock of round nosed, rotund, intricately spotted, gregarious Cory w/ golden 'cheeks'
"reticulatus1.5"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Para, Brazil 'reticulated' or 'network' Corys of substantial size; attractive, gregarious md growing Cory
"robustus3-3.5"65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea.giant growing Cory from Humaita, Rondonia, Brazil; monster sized, highly impressive Cory sporting long, bicolored doral fin
"tukano C0641.5-2"50.00 or 5 @ 45.00 ea.Bumblebee cory from São Gabriel, Brazil; remarkable pattern on rarely imported beauties
Dianemaurostriata3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.Brazilian 'flagtail porthole cats'- md growing, peaceful, functional scavengers w/ remarkable blk/white striped tail; ltd qty
Goldiellaeques3.5-4"35.00 ea.Peru 'horsehead marbled shovelnose cat'; ml growing (12") cat w/ desirable pattern & disposition-great asset to md-ml community
Hassarorestis2.5"25.00 ea.wild Puerto Gaitán, R. Manacacias, COL 'black top mouse cats'; peaceful, active, non-predatory, md growing thorny cat
Hemibagrusfilamentus8-10"55.00 ea.rarely imported Thai bagrid cat of tawny/caramel body color; grows to about 18"
"wyckii7-9"185.00 ea.Thai 'black devil' or 'crystal eyed cat'; one of kind pet catfish - only two individuals available
Hemidorasmorrisi4-4.5"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.Peru 'green Turushuqui' of nearly full size; well-armoured, long nosed w/ feathery barbels-peaceful & very unusual scavenger
"stenopeltis3-3.5"28.00 or 3 @ 25.00 ea.Peru 'black fin dolphin cat'; another well-armoured, semi-long nosed sp. w/ black topped dorsal & pink cheeks
Liosomodorasoncinus4-4.5" / 5-5.5"45.00 ea. / 55.00 ea.wild Rio Inirida, Colombia 'jaguar cats' of super size; boldly patterned w/ unique black jaguar-like blotches on amber body
Megalechispicta1"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.ornate Peru 'tail bar/marbled/orange fin Hoplo cats'; adorably patterned juveniles of active, small mouthed, very effective clean cats
Megalodorasuranoscopus2.5-3.5"28.00 ea.jumbo growing, ornately patterned, super thorny catfish that can hang with md-lg cichlids, etc.
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
Ossancorapunctata4-5"55.00 ea.Rio Branco collected extreme rarity in trade; md growing Doradidae cats 'thorny cats' w/ ornate spots over body - only 2 left
Platysilurusmucosus3-4"35.00 ea.Peru 'dalmation shovelnose' that grow to ~ 10" only; extremely long, ornate barbels that extend beyond tail
Pimelodusornatus2-3"35.00 ea.Peru collected 'ornate Pim' of juvenile size; very attractive easily cared, grow to about 10"
""4-4.5"55.00 ea.wild R. Guayas, Caquetá, Col. 'ornate Pims'; md growing, very active/social/attractively patterned-ideal for md communities-1 avail
Pinirampuspirinampu3.5" / 10"75.00 ea. / 200.00 ea.rare Peru import of lg growing, strong swimming/active & attractive cat - just one of each size available
Pseudomystussiamensis3.5-4"18.00 ea.Thai 'bumble bee cat' of super size & bold color/pattern, ltd qty avail
Sperataacicularis6-8"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
"decorus3-4"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.cb grow out beauties of large growing, mild mannered, boldly patterned African catfish

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.






rh tap




redspot sev








peru scalare

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



























flagtail 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.




gold man



pictured below is reference photo of wild Isla Zapatera red devils. From this stock, the captive bred juveniles as seen in above photo are offered.










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.

blk aro

fire eel


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