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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 JULY 16th 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)
Aequidenstetramerus2.5-3"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
""4-5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare 'saddled acara'- young adults of chunky size w/ beautifully decorated 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"50 ea, 3 @ 45 ea, 5 @ 40 ea.large adults in full color of 'electric blue acara'; solid sky blue colored, mild mannered, excellent addition to md community
Bujurquinasp. 'San Jose'3.5-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare, COL, intricate turquoise spangles/dashes on cheeks, mild mannered, undescribed rarity
Caquetaiamyersi2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild juveniles of uniquely specialized piscivore w/ lg mouth, red eyes, bright yellow body
Cichlaintermedia1.5"75.00 or 5 @ 65.00 ea.wild juveniles of smaller-growing, very sharp peacock bass; only sporadically collected/imported for ornamental trade
"kelberimd wild Rio Tocantins collected stock due from Brazil 7/20
Cichlasomabimaculatum2.5-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Saramacca River, Suriname collected 'black acara' is actually a gold/pastel colored sp. w/ ornate fins; very rare wild import
"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
Geophagusitapicurensis4-5"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
"sp. 'Aporema'2-2.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 juves. of very newly collected Brazil gem w/ apricot sides, alternating orange & lime green horizontal stripes
"sp. 'red head Tapajos' cb2-2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb juveniles of attractive, md growing 'red head Tapajos Geos'
Herosefasciatus 'rotkeil'1.25"+10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 'red head/rotkeil severum' juveniles from brilliantly colored maroon-headed wild breeders
""1.5-2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb next size up 'red head/rotkeils'
"efasciatus 'Santarem'3.5-4"25.00 ea.cb 'red spot turquiose severum' young adults of great color & size in ltd qty only
"liberifer4-4.5" / 5-6"50.00 ea. / 65.00 ea.wild Rio Negro collected severum w/ red lined body; unique characteristic of breeding mode for severum w/ oral incubation
"sp. 'Inirida'6-7"125.00 or 3 @ 115.00 ea.wild Rio Inirida severums w/ chartreuse-green body covered in violet-magenta spots plus abdomen of violet magenta
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"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb Rio Magdalena 'blue freckled umbies'- junveniles of one of the largest growing, most impressive cichlids
""2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb chunky grow outs w/ nice blue spotting
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
Mikrogeophagusaltispinosa2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'Bolivian/rainbow rams' of great size w/ gorgeous color & fins
"ramirezi1.5-2.5"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'Orinoco blue ram' of super color w/ bright blue, yellow, & red
Nannacaraanomala1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.very colorful cb German 'red/orange form' of Guyana 'golden eyed dwarf cichlid'
Rondonacarahoehnei6"100.00 ea.one jumbo wild male of uber rare, colorful & peaceful acara; a monotypic species from Pantanal, Brazil
Symphysodonaequifasciatus4.5-5"250.00 ea/4 lot @ 750.00 netwild WB Sabby selection line red discus (Mangal, Cuipeua, Monte Rosa, Nhamunda, Nhamunda)-please ask for pics/video
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 'blue Honduran'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb 'Honduran redpoint blue convict' juveniles
"cf. siquia 'marbled Honduran'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'marbled Honduran convicts' This is my 1st distribution of this form; unique pearly sides w/ blue-black marbling
"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
"septemfasciata1-1.5"10.00 ea.cb juveniles of blue eyed, maroon colored Rio San Jose, CR collection in ltd qty
"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
"sagittae1.5"8.50 ea.cb juves from 2 generations of full creamsickle colored adults; already turning white & orange by 1.5" size
""2-2.5"12.50 ea. next size up on colored creamsickle 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
"trimaculatus 'Rio Naranjo'6.5-8"75.00 ea.F1 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala super beefy young adult males in very ltd qty
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
""3.5-4"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.cb young adults of super size & knock your socks off color; a rare offer at this size
"tamosopoensis2.5-3"50.00 'pr'F1 young 'tentative pair' of lime green/black/white species from Panuco River, San Luis Potosí, MX
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
Maskaherosregani 'Rio Sarabia'9-10"150.00 ea.wild jumbo Rio Sarabia adults featuring emerald green body w/ red spotted scales- very ltd qty only
Mayaherosurophthalmus6-7"35.00 ea.one cb adult male of great orange, black, blue color - very clean & impressive individual
Neetroplusnematopus 3-3.5"18.00 ea.F1 juveniles of robust & uniquely colored 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua in ltd qty only
""4-5"35.00 ea.F1 adult 'hump-headed' males in ltd qty
Nosferatulabridens1.5" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Laguna Media Luna 'yellow & black labridens' juveniles
""2-2.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.next size up on grow out juveniles of 'yellow & black labridens'
Parachromisdovii1.25-1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.juveniles from wild R. Tempisque Costa Rica male
""1.5-2"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 ea. cb young adults of black & white jaguar 'wild color/pattern' cichlids
"motaguensis 'red tiger'3-3.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.cb adolescent 'Honduran red tigers' of chunky grow out size; very few still available at this size
""5-6"55.00 ea.cb young adults of rarely offered sized w/ impressive color/patterns - sexed pairs available
Peteniasplendida 'red'4-5"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
Rociooctofasciata4-4.5" / 5-6"25.00 ea. / 30.00 ea.cb young adult 'jack dempsey' w/ brilliant blue spangling & purplish colored heads-females avail from 4-4.5" size/ 5-6" = males only
Thorichthysmaculipinnis1.5-2"15.00 ea.cb juveniles of highly colorful Rio Papaloapan, Veracruz, MX collected stock in limited quantity only
"meeki3-3.5"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
Trichromissalvini 'Grijalva'1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 8.00 ea.F1 juveniles of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX origin where both sexes are bright yellow and blue; females w/ most red
"salvini4-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb adults of bold yellow, red, & black markings
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'
"bifasciata7-8"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
"hartwegi4-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Rio Comitan, Chiapas, MX origin for large juveniles
""5-6"28 ea, 4 @ 25 ea, 6 @ 20 eaF1 Rio Comitan adolescents of great size displaying red & blue spotting
""8-9"50.00 ea.F1 adult male of great color - just one available
"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
""8"50.00 ea.one cb young adult male available; rarely offered lg size w/ mature color forming
"var. synspila4.5" 35.00 ea. cb 'red head synspila' of great size & color in ltd qty
"sp. 'Coatzacoalcos'3-3.5"18.00 ea.F2 R. Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, MX origin juveniles of mostly blue colored beauty w/ red fins; ltd qty only
Cyphotilapiafrontosa3-4"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.cb six bar 'Burundi fronts' of great size & pattern
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 lot @ 50.00 lotcb '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 lot @ 175.00wild Suriname 'discus tetra' of large size; a very rare offer for colony of this beautifully iridescent, uniquely shaped characin
Cirrhinusmicrolepis5-6"25 ea, 3 @ 22 ea, 5 @ 18 ea.seldom imported red-finned Thai mud carp; semi-elongated iridescent body w/ very cool red tail
Chromobotiamacracanthus3.25-3.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.beautifully colored, upsized 'clown loaches' of uncommon, robust size
Dawkinsiafilamentosa3-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.Myanmar-collected 'filament barb'; a super colorful (chartreuse & red w/ black), md growing (5") barb ideal for md community
Fundulopanchaxsjoestedti1.5-2"40.00 paircb 'blue gularis killifish' - one of the largest growing (5-6"), remarkably colorful African killifish
Girardinusmetallicus1.25-1.5"4 lot @ 50.00 lotcb 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
Hemigrammuscoeruleus2-2.5"18.00 or 6 @ 15.00 ea.Rio Negro collected rarity, a brilliantly red colored tetra of robust size
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
Hoplerythrinusunitaeniatus10"125.00 ea.rarely imported/seen in jumbo size: 'gold wolf fish/shuyo amarillo' imported from Peru - only one individual still available
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
"wadai 2-2.5"25.00 or 5 @ 20.00 ea.aka 'redfin blueberry characin'; very rare collection/import of Alto R. Tocantins gems of extraordinary color
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" / 8-10"40.00 / 75.00 ea.Thai 'blue shark'; a rarely collected, lg growing & impressively finned cyprinid- ltd qty on md & only 2 lg size available
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 lot @ 50.00 lotcb Jamaican 'black bellied Limia' livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
"perugiae1.5-2"4 lot @ 50.00 lotcb Domincan livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
Metynnisfasciatus3-3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.cb 'tiger silver dollar' of super size - great dither w/ md-ml sized cichlids or mixed communities; will not even eat cichlid fry in tank
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
Osteochilushasselti6-7"50.00 ea.red-finned Thai hard lipped barb w/ red fins, red spotted flanks on robust body w/ long dorsal fin; these are mellow & very attractive
Neolissochilussoroides4-5"35.00 ea.Thai 'Soro brook carp'; a rarely imported 'yellow fin mahseer' that grows to about 18"
Phalloceroscaudomaculatus1.25-1.5"4 lot @ 50.00 lotcb Uruguayan 'dusky millions fish/speckled mosquito fish'; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
Pygopristisdenticulatus2"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
Sahyadriadenisonii2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'red line Torpedo barb'; an absolutely gorgeous Indian cyprinid that glows w/ color and remains <6"
Serrasalmusrhombeusmd Rio Xingu rhoms due from Brazil 7/20
Xenotecaeiseni1.5-2"4 lot @ 50.00 lotcb Mexican 'red tail goodeid' livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs
ANCIENTS, ODDBALLS, ETC - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Anabastestudineus3.5"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"
Datnioides polota7-8"195 ea, 2@ 180 ea, 3@ 160 eajumbo sized 'silver dat' or '4 band tiger perch' - rarely imported or offered at this impressive size
"undecimradiatus7-8"250.00 ea.jumbo 'thin bar dat' - only one awesome individual available
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
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum7-8"75.00 ea.great sized 'silver arowana'; a super show fish/center piece for larger aquaria w/ larger tank mates
Polypterussenegalus 'albino'6"50 ea, 2 @ 45 ea, 4 @ 40 ea.cb grow out 'albino bichir' of robust size & girth in ltd qty only
Potamotrygonmarinae5-6" 1500.00 pr.extreme rare import of recently described, Suriname beauties w/ glowing gold flower pattern-1 pr avail (net price/no discount)
""8"750.00 ea.one medium male displaying more mature/bold flower pattern (net price/no discount)
Sinipercachuatsi 'red'4"125.00 or 2 @ 115.00 ea.individually selected 'red Chinese mandarin/perch' of chunky size & outstanding color/pattern - eating Tilapia fillet exclusively
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Ancistomussnethlageaelg L141 'ghost pleco' due from Brazil 7/20
Ancistrinisp. L0692.5-3"28.00 or 3 @ 25.00 ea.L069 rarely collected gold & black uniquely banded gem from Alenquer, R. Amazonas
Ancistrushoplogenyslg L059 bristlenose pleco due from Brazil 7/20
"ranunculusml L034 'Medusa bristlenose' due from Brazil 7/20
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. 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
"xanthelluslg L177 'gold nugget pleco' due from Brazil 7/20
Chaetostomaformosae2-2.5"12.50 ea.L187B 'blonde bulldog pleco' from Rio Guamal, COL; small growing pleco, excellent algae grazer
"sp. L1282.5-3" 35.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' w/ denim blue body & fins covered by arctic blue spots/spangles
Hypancistrusmargaritatus2"25.00 ea.L404 Rio Branco F1 juveniles of rarely imported chocolate 'Hypan' covered w/ gold jewel spots - only one avail
"sp. L066md L066 'King Tiger' due from Brazil 7/20
"sp. L260md L260 'Queen Arabesque' due from Brazil 7/20
Hypostomussp. L145ml L145 due from Brazil 7/20
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 L2412.5-3"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.L241 'flat vampire pleco'; a rare import from Orinoco basin w. markedly flattened body & cream colored spots
"heterodonmd gold vampire plecos due from Brazil 7/20
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
"comptamd L134 due from Brazil 7/20
"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
"cf. cavatica L076lg L076 'orange seam pleco' due from Brazil 7/20
Pseudacanthicusspinosusmd L096 'spiny monster plecos' due from Brazil 7/20
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
Pseudohemiodonapithanos7.5-9"125.00 or 2 @ 115.00 ea.Rio Caquetá collected real 'chameleon whiptail' of remarkable size & pattern; ltd qty available
Pseudorinelepissp. L0958-9"225.00 or 2 @ 200.00 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 3 @ 25.00 ea.Peruvian 'rhino pleco' w/ unmistakable large 'horn-like' nostril flaps
"weberi3-4"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.juvenile Peruvian 'ranger pleco'- seriously cute w/ lg polka dots, matures to profusely blk. spotted pleco w/ golden body
Scobinancistrusaureatusmd L014 'sunshine/Goldie pleco' due from Brazil 7/20
"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
Spectrancistrusmurinusml due from Brazil 7/20
"zuanoni2-2.5"50.00 ea.L020 - rare Xingu collection w/ huge dorsal & large cream polka dots covering robust, black body - just 1 available
Squaliformaemarginata4-4.5" / 5-6"25.00 ea. / 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    
Ameiurusnebulosus1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.locally collected 'brown bullhead' juveniles; hardy to place in outdoor pond or keep in aquarium
Anadorascf. regani3-4"45.00 or 3 @ 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
Bagroidesmelapterus2-2.5"35.00 ea.juveniles of beautifully colored/patterned 'harlequin lancer cats' - a very rare import/offer - only two 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"
Corydorasgracilismd due from Brazil 7/20
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"
"wyckii7-8"175.00 ea.rarely imported 'crystal-eye cat' - only one individual still available
Mystusatrifasciatus4-5"25.00 or 3 @ 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
Pangasiusconchophilus9-10"125.00 ea.extremely rare import of lg growing Thai 'red fin paroon shark' species w/ distinctive metallic bronze colored body- only 1 available
Pseudomystussiamensis3.5-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.Thai 'bumble bee cat' of super size & bold color/pattern
Pseudoplatystomafasciatum8-9"85.00 ea.rare import of Suriname 'tiger shovelnose cats'; develops individually unique spots/stripes pattern w/ maturity-only one available
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
Ryacoglanisparanensis4-5"85.00 ea.newly described R. Tocantins 'orange Jau' w/ remarkable 'bumble bee' pattern; does not grow >12" - only 1 still avail
Sperataacicularis5-6"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.seldom imported, copper colored, lg growing 'Burmese shovelnose cat' - 100% pellet trained
Synodontisangelicus2.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.F1 robustly sized juveniles of highly attractive, boldly polka dotted Congo catfish
"decorus3-3.5"35.00 ea.cb grow out beauties of large growing, mild mannered, boldly patterned African catfish
"nigrita 'gold form'3"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.








elec blue












rh Tap






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.



red tiger









gold man











leucistic hrp

marble hrp

marble con


gold bar

gold bar

pictured below: Old World cichlid species plus others posted on stock list are also available.



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.






curupira suri

gold wolf


rt gourami

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