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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 NOVEMBER 19th 2018 email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 908-387-9858 PLEASE NOTE SHIPPING SCHEDULE FOR HOLIDAY WEEK WILL INCLUDE DELIVERY ON TUES 11/20, WED 11/21, AND SAT 11/24 Genus species Total Length of fish in Inches Cost 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) SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS Acarichthys heckelii 'Lago Sacambu' 3-3.5" 45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea. wild 'threadfin acara' from Sacambu, Brazil; unique lg lateral blotch, amber cheeks/abdomen, orange anal fin, diamond spotted flanks " heckelii 'Rio Negro' 2.5-3" 40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea. wild 'threadfin acara' from R. Negro, Brazil; very sm lateral blotch nearly covered by rows of diamond spots, yellow anal fin Acaronia vultuosa 2" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. wild Rio Inirida, Colombia basketmouth cichlids; remarkble 'war painted' faces on mahogany red colored body Aequidens diadema 'Rio Negro' 5" 50.00 ea. wild upper Rio Negro, Colombia form of 'red & blue form of 'saddle acara' - only one young adult available " metae 2-2.5" 15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea. wild Puerto Gaitán, R. Manacacias, COL 'yellow saddle acara'; highly colorful, mild temperament for larger growing acara Andinoacara biseriatus 1.5-2" 15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea. F1 Upper San Juan, COL juveniles of incredibly colorful and rarely collected/imported acara " pulcher 'Trinidad' 2.5-3" 15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea. cb wild form of 'Trinidad blue acara' w/ brilliant blue spangling & vermiculations " pulcher 'Venezuela' 2-2.5" 15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea. cb wild form of 'Venezuelan blue acara' - bright blue spangles over darker body than common Trinidad form " rivulatus 3-3.5" 25.00 ea. cb 'Ecuador green terror' or 'gold suam' of great chunky size & color Astronotus cf. ocellatus 'Orinoco oscar' 3-3.5" 20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea. wild Colombian 'Orinoco oscar'; a yet-to-be-described species of red/brown/black, uniquely marked, attractive oscar Bujurquina sp. 'San Jose' 3.5-4.5" 35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea. wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare, COL, intricate turquoise spangles/dashes on cheeks, mild mannered, undescribed rarity Caquetaia spectabile 1" 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea. F1 juves of Rio Tapajos gems; electric blue spangled body w/ red-orange abdomen & red eyes Cichla intermedia 2.5-3" 100.00 ea. wild Colombian smaller growing, rarely imported peacock bass - only 4 available Cichlasoma dimerus 1-1.25" 8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea. F1 juveniles from Uruguay collection of iridescent green/gold 'port-type cichlid' " " 2-2.5" 4 fish @ 50.00 lot next size up on F1 grow outs - only 4 fish available " sp. 'Esmeraldas gold' 3.5-4" 50.00 ea. wild individuals collected from lagoon by Rio Esmeraldas, Ecuador-gorgeous golden/xanthic acara in very ltd qty Crenicichla acutirostris 6-7" / 9-10" 150.00 ea. / 175.00 ea. wild R.Tapajos pikes possessing extraordinarily elongated body & head, small mouth w/ very appealing orange & black bands, ltd qty " sp. 'Colombian belly hopper' 5-6" 22.00 ea. lg wild Colombian 'yellow belly hopper pikes'-nearly full grown, entertaining pikes that 'hop' due to uniquely modified swim bladder Geophagus brasiliensis 4-4.5"/5-6"/8" 65.00 / 80.00 / 100.00 ea. wild collected from Rio Guandu near Rio de Janeiro; very robust, lg growing eartheater w/ orange & purple eyes, lg blue spangles " dicrozoster 3-3.5" 22.00 ea. wild Colombian earth eater of high energy w/ black cheek spot & rainbow of color at maturity " pellegrini 4"F, 6"M 100.00 pr wild Colombian R. San Juan 'red pellegrini' one adult pair; very impressive hump-headed male, fem has split tail " proximus 3.5-4.5" 85.00 ea. wild Rio Branco, Brazil rarity-crimson red & turquoise finned, honey striped sides w/ huge lateral blotch " sp. 'red head Tapajos' 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 " sveni 'Rio Parana' 4-5" 100.00 or 4 @ 85.00 ea. wild Rio Parana collected stock of super size w/ fin streamers; perhaps the most impressive of all 'Surinamensoid' Geos " winemilleri 1.5" 22.00 or 5 @ 18.00 ea. cb juveniles of stunning, lg growing & impressive earth eater; beautiful red fins w/ streamers on mature fish Heros efasciatus 'rotkeil' 1.5-2" 12.50 ea. F1 'red head/rotkeil severum' juveniles from brilliantly colored maroon-headed wild Peruvian breeders - very ltd qty " efasciatus 'Santarem' 3.5-4" 35.00 ea. cb Brazilian 'red spotted turquoise severum' of super size & color; gorgeous addition to md-lg community stocking " liberifer 1.5" 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea. F1 juveniles of Rio Negro 'red lined mouth brooding severum' " " 5-6" 55.00 ea. wild Rio Negro collected severum w/ red lined body; unique characteristic of breeding mode for severum w/ oral incubation Hoplarchus psittacus 4.5-5.5" 75.00 or 4 @ 70.00 ea. wild Colombian parrot cichlids of great size w/ characteristic turquoise color & red eyes Hypselecara coryphaenoides 5-5.5" 85.00 ea. wild Rio Negro, Brazil collected rarity; 'gold crest chocolate cichlids' of tawny port color w/ teal blue cheeks, unique gold nape/crest " temporalis 4-4.5" 25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea. cb adolescent 'Peru chocolates'; richly colored, mild mannered & showy sp. featuring emerald body, plum fins, blood red eyes Kronoheros umbriferus 'Magdalena' 2.5-3" 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 'Guatape' 6-7" 200.00 ea. wild Rio Guatape, Colombia rare collection of 'red streaked umbies'; most unlike 'Magdalena form'-only 3 males still available Laetacara dosigera 1.5-2" 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 " fulvipinnis 2-2.5" 15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea. wild Rio Inirida, Colombia 'smiling dwarf acara'; seldom imported species w/ red/orange fins & blue sides Mesonautus festivus 2.5-3" 20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea. wild 'festivum, flag cichlids' - colorful yellow belly species from Rio Tapajos @ Santarem Pterophyllum leopoldi 2.5 x 3" 28.00 ea. wild Brazil 'longnose angelfish' of md size; very un-scalare like in appearance w/ rounded forehead - only one avail " scalare 'Manacapuru red back' 1.5-2"+ 35.00 or 5 @ 30.00 ea. cb 'Rio Manacapuru, Brazilian red back angel' juves; highly sought after/seldom available, tall bodied wild form w/ crimson red back " scalare 'Peru' 2.5 x 4" 25.00 ea. wild Peru angels of great ml size-an exceptionally tall growing, very showy wild angel that frequently display spotting at maturity " scalare 'Rio Negro' 2.5 x 3-3.5" 25.00 ea. wild Rio Negro angels w/ bold bands & dark colored throat in ltd qty Rondonacara hoehnei 6-7" 100.00 ea. one jumbo wild male of uber rare, colorful & peaceful acara; a monotypic genus/species from Pantanal, Brazil Satanoperca jurupari 2.5-3" 30.00 or 5 @ 25.00 ea. wild Rio Negro gems of glowing chartreuse yellow color w/ honey colored abdomen Uaru amphiacanthoides 3-3.5" 30.00 ea. cb 'triangle cichlid, lg blotch Uaru' of robust grow out size available in ltd qty CENTRAL AMERICAN CICHLIDS Amatitlania nigrofasciata 2-2.5" 12.50 ea. cb 'old school type' orange sided/broad blue/black banded convicts of great grow out size " cf. siquia 'blue Honduran' 2.5" 12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea. cb 'Honduran blue/red point' convicts' of great grow out size & color " sajica 1.5" 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 Amphilophus citrinellus 'gold barred' 5-6" 35.00 ea. F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals of TUIC exclusive SF Libre, Lago Managua, NIC import " labiatus 2.5-3" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. cb lg lipped 'red devil' grow outs of Isla Zapatera, L. Nicaragua origin - already displaying conspicuously enlarged lips " sagittae 3-3.5" 20.00 ea. cb juves from 2 generations of full creamsicle colored adults; grow outs of TUIC exclusive Lago Xiloa, Nicaragua import in ltd qty " trimaculatus 'Rio Naranjo' 1.5" 8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea. F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac juveniles " " 2-2.5" 12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea. F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac juveniles of next size up " " 3-3.5" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac of chunky grow out size " " 4-4.5" 25.00 ea. F2 Rio Naranjo, Guatemala trimac adolescents of robust size " trimaculatus 2-2.5" 12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea. cb juveniles from Mo Devlin's giant growing, very red-breasted trimacs Cincelichthys bocourti 1" 12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea. F1 Lago Izabal, Guatemala collection; highly impressive, large growing - yet amicable and colorful species for larger communities " " 9-11" 150.00 ea. two gorgeous cb males of super size displaying full mature coloration w/ amber orange sides & blue spangles on posterior fins " pearsei 2-2.5" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. cb juveniles of chunky size; a jumbo growing, mild mannered species suitable to mix w/ many less aggressive S. Am species as well Herichthys deppii 6" 75.00 ea. cb adult male of seriously colorful turquoise blue, red spotted beauty - only one individual available Herotilapia multispinosa 3-3.5" 15.00 ea. cb adolescent/young adult 'rainbow cichlids'; md growing, mild mannered, colorful addition to md communities Hypsophrys nicaraguensis 2.5-3" 15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea. cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race + 4.5" individual male @ 30.00 Maskaheros argentea 2.5-3" 20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea. cb large juveniles of super showy, lg growing/tall profiled beauty featuring opal-pearl sides & black freckles Nandopsis tetracanthus 2.5-3" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. cb 'Cuban cichlids' of nicely grown out size Oscura heterospila 1.5" 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea. cb polychromatic Guatemalan beauties; least aggressive of the lg growing, round-bodied C. Am species, rainbow of color at maturity Parachromis dovii 2.5-3" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. cb juvenile grow outs of turquoise finned 'Nicaraguan wolf cichlids' " friedrichsthallii 1-1.25" 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea. F1 Cenote Escondido, Quintana Roo, MX juveniles; intricate/ornately patterned 'freddy' from northern extent of species range " 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 " managuensis 'black & white' 5-6" 35.00 ea. cb young adults of 'wild color/pattern' black & white jaguar cichlids " motaguensis 'red tiger' 2.5-3" 22.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea. cb juvenile 'Honduran red tigers' of nice grow out size & displaying color + one female 4.5" @ 35.00 available Petenia splendida 3.5-4" 25.00 ea. cb 'red bay snook' - lg growing, solid carrot orange colored species w/ huge mouth, yet low aggression level Rocio octofasciata 4-5" 25.00 ea. cb young adult 'jack dempsey' w/ brilliant blue spangling & purplish colored head on male, blue cheek on female - pairs available Thorichthys meeki 3-4" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea. cb 'firemouth cichlids' of robust grow out size w/ extensive scarlet colored throat/abdomen-this is an extremely colorful form " socolofi 4" 50.00 ea. F1 Rio Bascan origin-adult female of gorgeous rarity w/ orange throat & blue spangles Tomocichla sieboldii 1" 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea. F2 Rio Gariche, Panama juves; active, riverine sp. sporting red spotted flanks - often w/ bold black/white mask & body Trichromis salvini 'Candelaria' 1" 15.00 ea. F1 'Rio Candelaria' juves boasting beautifully unique feature of shared red coloration for each gender Vieja bifasciata 'Rio Grijalva' 1.25-1.5" 8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea. F1 'red & blue bifas' of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX collected population; colorful red spotted/blue face w/ red sides & fins " " 2-2.5" 15.00 ea. F1 'red & blue bifas' of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX juveniles of next size up " " 8-10" 250.00 pr rare offer of wild breeding pair Rio Grijalva 'red & blue bifas'; super impressive parents of above listed F1 juveniles " breidohri 'Presa de Angustora' 1-1.25" 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea. cb juveniles of 'Angusora Dam, Rio Grijalva, Chiapas' collections; this is the more robust bodied form of this species " breidohri 'Rio Salado' 1-1.5" 12.50 ea. F1 1st time offer of riverine/small tributary collection- less blocky/more streamlined form of highly colorful breidohri " sp. Coatzacoalcos 1.25-1.5" 8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea. F1 Rio Carolino, Oaxaca, MX juves of lg growing species of mostly blue color w/ red spots & fins " fenestrata 'pink' 4.5-5" 28.00 ea. cb 'pink fenestrata' w/ magnolia pink body; uniquely colored, lg growing, very showy species " hartwegi 5-6" 28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea. F1 Rio Comitan, Chiapas, MX origin adolescents of great size displaying red & blue spotting " maculicauda 4-4.5" 25.00 ea. cb 'black belt cichlids' of great size & color; rich red colored throat & caudal fin are characteristic of mature individuals " " 12" 100.00 ea. cb jumbo adult 'black belt' of super size & color; rare offer of very impressive, adult male individual " melanura 7-8" 65.00 ea. cb young adult male of super color - just one individual available " var. synspila 5-5.5" 55.00 ea. cb great sized 'red head synspila' - rainbow of color w/ extensive red head & ventral coloration at maturity AFRICAN/OLD WORLD CICHLIDS Oreochromis niloticus 13-14" 75.00 ea. one cb jumbo male of very attractive calico/creamsicle color w/ red tail Paratilapia polleni 1.5-2" 15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea. cb 'Madagascar black diamond cichlid' - remarkably showy as adult w/ jet black body covered in white-gold 'starry night' spangling CHARACINS (TETRA TYPES), CYPRINIDS (BARB/CARP TYPES), RAINBOWFISH, LOACHES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise Ameca splendens 1.5-2" 4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00 cb 'butterfly goodeid'; critically endangered in wild, colorful/unique Mex. livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally 2 sexed pairs Arnoldichthys spilopterus 2.5-3" 25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea. Nigerian 'red eye tetras' of super size; amazing impact to be viewed in a shoal, md growing characin possessing charm w/ color Brycon pesu 4-4.5" 75.00 ea. one adult of very rarely collected Brazil 'mourning tetra'; black & peach tailed characin that stays active at surface Chromobotia macracanthus 2.75-3" 28.00 ea. chunky medium sized 'clown loaches'; bold black bars on orange body w/ red fins, unmistakably eye-catching when kept in shoal Cirrhinus microlepis 6-7" 25 ea, 3 @ 22 ea, 5 @ 18 ea. seldom imported red-finned Thai mud carp; semi-elongated iridescent body w/ very cool red tail Cyclocheilichthys apogon 3-3.5" 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 Dawkinsia filamentosa 4-4.5" 3 fish @ 100.00 jumbo wild Thai 'filamentosa barb'; three large adults of chartreuse green, red, & black-extremely active & colorful - only 3 lot avail Desmopuntius johorensis 2-2.5" 18.00 or 6 @ 15.00 ea. wild 'Thai striped barb' of nice size - an active, shoaling species reaching 5"; really attractive w/ yellow & black horizontal stripes Girardinus metallicus 1.25-1.5" 4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00 cb Cuban 'metallic livebearer'; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs Glossolepis pseudoincisus 3"+/- 50.00 pr or 2 pr @ 45.00 pr cb 'Millennium red rainbowfish, Tami River rainbowfish' of great size w/ blood red males; sold by the pair Hampala macrolepidota 6.5-7.5" 55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea. rare import of lg growing, robust, colorful, & active cyprinid; coveted sport fish that amounts to a great larger community species Hoplias curupira 'Suriname' 7-8" 175.00 ea. Suriname collected 'black wolf fish' of chunky size; an entirely different form than we are used to seeing from Orinoco - only 1 avail Hypsibarbus wetmorei 4-5" 25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea. Thai 'lemon fin barb'; a seldom imported, very active & attractive cyprinid w/ ylw fins & cross hatched scale pattern Incisilabeo behri 4-4.5" 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 Labeo dyocheilus 6" / 10" 50.00 ea. / 75.00 ea. Thai 'blue shark'; a rarely collected, lg growing & impressively finned cyprinid- ltd qty only Leporinus brunneus 5.5-6.5" 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 " klausewitzi 2.5-3.5" 36.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea. Rio Atabapo, Colombia 'clown spotted Leps' w/ red fins & lips - rare import for Anostomidae fans " striatus 7-8" 4 fish @ 350.00 beautiful gold & black horizontal striped Colombian rarity; four boldly colored adults availabe in 4 lot only Leptobotia taeniops 3.5-4" 65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea. very rare import of Chinese loach w/ highly attractive chestnut honeycomb pattern over ivory & gold body; only two available Limia melanogaster 1.5-2" 4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00 cb Jamaican 'black bellied Limia' livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs " perugiae 2-2.5" 4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00 cb Domincan livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs Markiana nigripinnis 3.5-4" 3 fish @ 100.00 three lg adults of highly unusual, very attractive & active Brazilian tetra w/ deep red fins & robust body- only 3 fish avail in lot Metynnis fasciatus 2.5" 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 Misgurnus anguillicaudatus 'albino' 5-6" 35.00 ea. true red eyed 'albino dojo/weather loach'; remarkable bright gold body w/ red eyes-extremely peaceful, cool hardy loach in ltd qty Moenkhausia costae 2-2.5" 15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea. Rio Itapicuru robust 'giant penguin-like tetra';sharply contrasting wide black band along base of anal fin & through upper dorsal Myleus sp. 'Peru green' 4-4.5" 75.00 ea. one large individual w/ long, deeply forked maroon anal fin & red flushed sides on metallic green sided body Myloplus ternetzi 4-4.5" 65.00 ea. Surimane rarity of great size; only one individual available of flashy, red-finned, green bodied beauty Opsarius pulchellus 2.5-3.5" 40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea. rare import of Thai 'royal Opsarius'-incredibly striking to see in aquarium; very active w/ rainbow of color + vertical bars Osteochilus vittatus 8-10" 100.00 ea. seldom imported 'Thai redfin hardlip barb' of super rare size; only two jumbo individuals available Probarbus labeamajor 4-5" 75 ea, 4 @ 67 ea, 8 @ 60 ea. Thai '7 striped golden carp'-stunning lg community inhabitant w/ blood red eyes Puntioplites falcifer 5-5.5" 150.00 ea. uber rare import of Thai high-backed 'sicklefin barb'; highly impressive & unusual in appearance - a true collector's barb Pygocentrus cariba 5" 65.00 ea. great sized, highly colorful 'cariba piranha' - only one colorful & chunky individual available Pygopristis denticulatus 2-2.5" 4 lot @ 150.00 lot group of 4 fish; highly colorful/attractive piranha juveniles of species that I've successfully maintained in mixed communities " " 5-5.5" 3 lot @ 400.00 lot group of 3 fish; highly colorful/attractive piranha adults of species that I've successfully maintained in mixed communities Rhoadsia altipinna 2-2.5" 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 " " 3-3.5" 55.00 ea. next size up of rarely offered 'giant pink diamond tetra' - great characin to keep w/ md-ml cichlids Salminus hillari 7-8" 100.00 ea. Puerto Gaitán, R. Manacacias-lg growing, active & robust 'Colombian dorado' w/ red & black fins, black mask in ltd qty Scaphognathops stejnegeri 3.5-4" 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 2 avail Semaprochilodus insignis 4-5" 45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea. wild Puerto Carreño, Colombia 'flagtails' of super size & color'; highly impressive for large communities Serrasalmus rhombeus 5-6" 185.00 or 3 @ 175.00 ea. Rio Xingu rhoms of easily shipped md size- only 3 individuals available Schizodon fasciatus 8" 85.00 ea. Suriname rarity of pearl colored 'Leporinus-type' w/ thick, vertical black bands & wide head - only one individual avail Synaptolaemus latofasciatus 4" 3 fish @ 200.00 Colombian rarity of remarkable fire red & black banded 'Leporinus-type'; three adults available in 3 lot only Systomus rubripinnis 4-4.5" 75.00 ea. Thai 'red cheek' or 'Javaen barb'-incredibly rare import of highly attractive, peaceful & unusually colored barb-only two still avail Tor douronensis 4" 36.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea. Thai 'rose mahseer' of easily shipped md size; colorful & active 'river carp' for larger communities Triportheus angulatus 7" 75.00 ea. one jumbo 'triport hatchet' in very rarely offered jumbo size; high energy rarity w/ impressive black filamented tail Xenotoca lyonsi 1.5-2" 4 fish @ 50.00, 8 fish @ 85.00 cb Mexican 'red tail goodeid' livebearer; 4 lot includes mixed sexes-ideally two sexed pairs ANCIENTS, ODDBALLS, ETC - wild collected unless indicated otherwise Anabas testudineus 5" 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 Mastacembelus erythrotaenia 6-7" 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 Osteoglossum ferreirai 5-6" 200.00 ea. ideally sized 'black/blue arowana' from Colombia; fantastic show fish which does not grow quite as large as it's silver cousin-1 avail Polypterus senegalus 'albino' 6" 50.00 ea. cb grow out 'albino bichir' of robust size & girth - only one still available Potamotrygon marinae 8-9" 750.00 net price one male of uber rare Suriname imported ray-literally one of very few ever imported into US. A md growing (16") species Pristolepis fasciata 4-5" 55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea. highly unusual 'Malayan leaffish'; hardy, 10" growing Thai perch w/ vertical bars over pastel colored body LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise Ancistomus snethlageae 3.5-4" 50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea. L141 Rio Tapajos 'ghost pleco'; light body w/ polka dots & sky blue trimmed tail Ancistrini sp. L069 2.5-3" 28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea. L069 rarely collected gold & black uniquely banded gem from Alenquer, R. Amazonas Baryancistrus chrysolomus 3.5-4" 75.00 or 3 @ 65.00 ea. L047 'mango pleco' from Rio Xingu; remarkable evergreen body w/ gold trimmed fins " sp. L019 2-2.5" 50.00 ea. L019 rare Xingu collection of profusely lg cream polka dotted pleco -only one available " sp. L128 3" 35.00 ea. L128 'blue phantom pleco' w/ denim blue body & fins covered by arctic blue spots/spangles " sp. LDA033 3-3.5" 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 Crossoloricaria variegata 8-10" 95.00 ea. wild Rio San Juan, Colombia 'whiptails' - boldly marbled rare import of impressive size - ltd qty only Hypancistrus sp. L066 2.5" 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. L260 2.5" 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 " sp. L501 3.5-4" 75.00 ea. L501 Rio Vuapes rarity-jet black w/ large cream polka dots; very non-Hypan. like in appearance - ltd qty only Hypostomus sp. L145 4-5" 45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea. L145 from Rio Guama; rarely imported, large spotted Hypo in ltd qty Leporacanthicus cf. galaxius L007 2.5-3" 45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea. L007 'gold spot vampire pleco'; a robust & attractive species from Rio Guama, Brazil " cf. galaxius L241 3-3.5" 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 " heterodon 2.5" 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 Panaqolus changae 2.5-3" 25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea. L226 Peru collected, attractively banded md growing species Parancistus aurantiacus 3-3.5" 35.00 ea. Rio Tocantins 'chubby pleco' of robust size " nudiventris 3-3.5" 45.00 ea. L031 'peppermint pleco' from Rio Xingu; jet black w/ small white-light blue spots over body & fins; ltd qty Peckoltia braueri 3.5" / 5" 55.00 ea. / 75.00 ea. L305 'orange fin/psychedelic head' pleco from rare collections in Rio Branco of N. Brazil including one jumbo adult individual " compta 2.5" 85.00 or 4 @ 80.00 ea. L134 'leopard frog pleco' of R. Tapajos; highly attractive gem featuring individually patterned fish " sabaji 4.5-5" 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 " vittata 3-3.5" 35.00 ea. L015 'candy stripe Peckoltia' from R. Xingu; bold vertical black bars on gold body " sp. L076 3.5-4" 50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea. L076 'orange seam pleco' from Rio Camaraipi; md growing, hardy species w/ attractive orange edged fins Pseudacanthicus spinosus 2-2.5" 65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea. L096 'spiny monster pleco' Rio Camaraipi collection of attractive spotted cactus pleco Pseudancistrus asurini 5-6" 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. L259 3.5-4" 45.00 ea. L259 - uncommon import of lg cream spotted/wavy spotted pleco- only one available Pseudorinelepis sp. L095 8-9" 225.00 ea. very rare import of 'red cheek pinecone pleco' - particularly at this md size; ltd qty only Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps 'albino' 10-12" 75.00 ea. cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes-one more available " scrophus 4-5" 28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea. Peruvian 'rhino pleco' w/ unmistakable large 'horn-like' nostril flaps " weberi 3-4" 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 Rhadinoloricaria cf. macromystax 6" 85.00 ea. wild Rio Guayas, Caquetá, Colombia 'whiptails' w/ serious mustache & bold marbling - ltd qty only Scobinancistrus aureatus 3-3.5" 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. pariolispos 5" 100.00 ea. L048 R. Xingu 'gold spotted cloud pleco'; showy, lg growing species w/ gold polka dots over black body & fins-two fish available Spectrancistrus murinus 3-3.5" 50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea. Rio Tapajos rarity; blue/purple cast to body w/ fine light spots " zuanoni 2-2.5" 50.00 ea. L020 - rare Xingu collection w/ huge dorsal & large cream polka dots covering robust, black body - just 1 available Squaliforma emarginata 5-6" 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 Ameiurus natalis 3-3.5" 15.00 ea. juvenile N. American 'yellow bullhead catfish' Anadoras cf. regani 3-4" 45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea. Rio Branco collected extreme rarity in trade; md growing Doradidae cats 'thorny cats' w/ ornate marbling Bagarius suchus 12-13" 350.00 ea. amazing 'crocodile goonch'; a very rare import of unreal 'show/display cats' - only one available Brachyrhamdia meesi 2.5-3" 15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea. gregarious dwarf species of 'imitator Pim cat' that mimics Corydoras in nature; grows to only 3" Callophysus macropterus 6-7" 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" Dianema urostriata 3-3.5" 25.00 ea. Brazilian 'flagtail porthole cats'- md growing, peaceful, functional scavengers w/ remarkable blk/white striped tail; great in shoal Hassar orestis 2.5" 25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea. wild Puerto Gaitán, R. Manacacias 'black top mouse cats'; peaceful, active, non-predatory, md growing thorny cat Hemibagrus filamentus 8-9" 55.00 ea. rarely imported Thai bagrid cat of tawny/caramel body color; grows to about 18" " wyckii 7-9" 185.00 ea. Thai 'black devil' or 'crystal eyed cat'; one of kind pet catfish - only two individuals available Liosomodoras oncinus 5-5.5" 65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea. wild Rio Inirida, Colombia 'jaguar cats' of super size; boldly patterned w/ unique black jaguar-like blotches on amber body Mystus atrifasciatus 4-5" 25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea. seldom imported Thai bagrid cat w/ wine & white horizontal stripes " mysticetus 5-6" 50.00 ea. rarely imported Thai bagrid cat w/ bold indigo & white horizonal stripes- very ltd qty only Pimelodus ornatus 3.5-4" 55.00 ea. wild R. Guayas, Caquetá, Col. 'ornate Pims'; md growing, highly active/social/attractively patterned cats - ideal for md communities Pseudomystus siamensis 3.5-4" 18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea. Thai 'bumble bee cat' of super size & bold color/pattern Scleromystax barbatus 2.5-3" 25.00 ea. Mage, Rio de Janeiro collected stock of highly impressive, lg growing 'epitome of Cory cats' Sperata acicularis 6-7" 50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea. seldom imported, copper colored, lg growing 'Burmese shovelnose cat' - 100% pellet trained Synodontis angelicus 3-3.5" 40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea. F1 robustly sized juveniles of highly attractive, boldly polka dotted Congo catfish " decorus 3-3.5" 35.00 ea. cb grow out beauties of large growing, mild mannered, boldly patterned African catfish Tatia intermedia 2.5-3" 15.00 ea. F1 'milky way wood cats'; md growing, very attractive white spots over velvet black body Tetranematichthys wallacei 4-5" 40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea. wild Rio Inirida, Colombia mahogony-red marbled 'shoe head cats'
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.
pictured below: Just some of the remarkably colored and attractively patterned plecos and catfish species on hand.
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.
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.