Stock List

Week of Jan. 18, 2021 Stocklist

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F0 = Wild fish taken from nature. F1 = first-generation fish spawned from wild fish. F2 – second-generation spawned from F1 fish.
CB = F3 or greater, or tank raised fish from unknown locale.  

Sex of fish is not guaranteed. All fish are unsexed unless specifically listed as so.           

TUIC master Stock list week of 1-18-21

Central American Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

Amatitlania myrnae 'Rio Lari' F2

1.5 – 2"

F2 juveniles of Rio Lari, Costa Rican 'topaz cichlid' beginning to display purple and amber/yellow adult coloration. C.A.R.E.S species

$18.50 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.

Amatitlania nanolutea

1"

CB juveniles of gorgeous 'yellow convict'. Small growing yellow gems. C.A.R.E.S Species

$15 ea.

Amatitlania sajica

1 – 1.5"

CB juveniles of rarely available, small growing, Costa Rica gem; beautifully colored as adults blue/red (males) & blue/yellow (females)

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Amatitlania septemfasciata 'Rio Corinto' F2

1.5 – 2"

F2 grow outs of rarely offered, sm-md growing, blue-eyed maroon colored gem C.A.R.E.S. species

$20 ea.

Amatitlania sp. 'Honduran redfin'

2 – 2.5"

Beautiful bright blue with deep red tails and fin extensions available in a limited quantity.

$15 ea.

Amatitlania sp. 'Honduran redfin' – leucistic

1 – 1.5"

CB large pink/platinum bodied Honduran redfins with faint blue hues plus red tail & fins

$10 ea.

Amphilophus istlanus 'red'

1 – 1.5"

A rainbow colored species that can potentially compete well with larger tank mates. These are house bred juveniles of the beautiful 'red form' C.A.R.E.S species

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Amphilophus labiatus 'Isla Zapetera' F3

3 – 3.5"

CB pure 'red devil' juveniles of Isla Zapatera, Lago Nicaragua stock – that display the characteristic enlarged lips of true labiatus

$20 ea.

Amphilophus lyonsi

2.5 – 3"

Large growing rarity with orange/ black barred pattern and outgoing personality! Very limited quantity available. C.A.R.E.S species

$25 ea.

Andinoacara coeruleopunctatus 'Rio Claro' F1

3 – 3.5"

F1 adolescent grow outs of rare Costa Rican acara already displaying intricate blue vermiculations on face and long fin extensions starting to form

$25 ea.

Astratheros macracanthus 'Rio Los Perros' F2

1 – 1.25"

Uncommon in nature and the trade. Unique characteristics distinguish it as the only remaining Astatheros species. Grows 10-12" but does well with md growing, md aggression species. Features include robust body shape w/ pastel colors, broad vertical bars w/ pearlscale pattern and orange eyes.

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Cribroheros alfari 'Rio Este' F2

1 – 1.5"

F2 juveniles of Rio Este, Costa Rican blue spotted / bright gold bodied beauties

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Cribroheros robertsoni

3 – 3.5"

CB central American substrate sifting grow outs with brilliant blue spotting all over the body and red cheek spot

$25 ea.

Cryptoheros chetumanlensis 'Rio Sarstun'

1 – 1.25"

CB juveniles from rarely offered Rio Sarstun, Guatemalan stock; honey colored body with multiple black vertical bars and orange/red throat. Small growing & peaceful does well in a group in appropriate sized aquaria.

$15 ea.

Cryptoheros cutteri

1.25 – 1.5"

CB medium growing with vertical black striped pattern displaying horizontal electric blue stripe over yellow body

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Herichthys carpintis

2.25 – 2.5"

CB juveniles in phenominal electric blue color, huge pearl spotted stock; most similar to the popular 'Escondido' form originally imported by TUIC.

$15 ea.

Herotilapia multispinosa

2 – 2.25"

CB 'rainbow cichlids' – a md growing, very well behaved & easy to breed species that can be kept in low aggression community

$10 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

Next size up of super colorful gold/yellow with blue & white hues in a limited availability

$15 ea.

Hypsophrys nicaraguensis

4 – 4.5"

CB adolescent multicolored 'macaw cichlid' medium – large growing with mild aggression that feature a rainbow of colors as adults

$30 ea.

Maskaheros regani

1 – 1.5"

CB juveniles of beautifully colored, large growing species featuring emerald green body w/ red spotted scales

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Nandopis haitiensis

1.5 – 2"

CB 'odos' or 'black nastys' large growing, highly interactive, excellent show fish as adults that display black & white patterned body with long trailing fins and huge fan tails.

$15 ea.

Nandopsis tetracanthus

1.5 – 2"

CB juveniles displaying intricate black & white mosaic pattern

$15 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

CB chunky grow outs of same 'Cuban cichlid' available in a limited quantity

$20 ea.

Parachromis dovii

2.5 – 3"

Juveniles of giant growing Costa Rican 'wolf cichlid' or 'rainbow bass' already showing bold patterns and turquoise/blue back and fins

$20 ea.

Parachromis dovii 'Red'

2 – 2.5"

Grow outs of highly requested, red morph wolf cichlids available in a very limited quantity

$25 ea.

Parachromis managuensis

4 – 4.5"

CB great sized grow outs already displaying bold black pattern over golden/yellow bodies

$30 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Next size up of same adolescent 'jaguar cichlids'

$50 ea.

"

6 – 6.5"

Largest available 'jaguar cichlids' in rarely offered size available in a limited quantity

$70 ea.

Petenia splendida

3 – 3.5"

CB wild type 'green' juveniles of large growing; huge mouth 'Bay Snook' a low aggression species that makes a great addition for large species community tanks

$15 ea.

Rocio octofasciata

1.5 – 2"

CB ‘Jack Dempsey’ juveniles covered in brilliant blue spangling on body and bright blue cheeks

$10 ea. or 5 @ $5 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Great sized grow out males covered in intense blue spangling and purplish colored heads

$35 ea. (males)

Talamancaheros sieboldii

1.25 – 1.5"

CB juveniles of uncommon robust, red spotted, black 'bandit-masked' Panamanian riverine species

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Thorichthys meeki

3 – 3.5"

CB firemouth already with deep scarlet red on head and throat with blue sheen on body

$15 ea. or 4 @ $12.50 ea.

Trichromis salvini 'Cenote Encantado' F2

2 – 2.5"

F2 juveniles of light yellow body covered in bright electric blue spangles on males and red bellies on females from large, deep, cool water Cenote Encantado, Southern Quintana Roo, MX. An exclusive TUIC collection!

$15 ea.

"

3"

Next size up of same Cenote Encantado salvini

$20 ea.

Vieja breidohri 'Rio Salado' F2

2 – 2.5"

Juveniles of less blocky/more streamlined riverine form of highly colorful sky blue & pink race

$18.50 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.

Vieja fenestrata 'Laguna Catemaco' F1

5"

Large F1 Laguna Catemaco form of very impressive large growing species that turns pink as it matures

$50 ea.

Vieja melanura 'var. synspila'

2.5 – 3"

CB 'red head synspila' grow outs that display a rainbow of color w/ extensive red head & ventral coloration at maturity

$15 ea.

"

5 – 5.25"

CB great sized adolescent 'quetzal cichlid' beginning to display beautiful adult coloration

$40 ea.

South American Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

Acaronia vultuosa 'Rio Inirida' F0

2 – 2.5"

Wild Colombian big-eyed 'spangled cichlid' with distinct war painted face markings. only 1 avail.

$20

Acarichthys heckelii

4.5"

CB large stunnning grow out 'threadfin acaras' covered with rows of sparkling diamond spots and long fin extentions

$40 ea.

Aequidens sp. 'Atabapo' F0

2 – 2.5"

Wild young adolescents of undescribed Rio Atabapo mouth brooding acara featuring iridecent green spangles in very limited availability

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Aequidens patricki

2 – 2.5"

CB seldom offered red/orange & green acara from Rio Aguaytia, Peruvian collected stock.

$15 ea. or 4 @ $12.50 ea.

Andinocara biseriatus 'Rio San Juan ' F2

3 – 3.5"

Upper Rio San Juan Colombian adolescents; of rare, peaceful, gorgeous red-finned acara

$25 ea.

Andinoacara latifrons 'Rio Meta' F0

3"

Juvenile wild Colombian 'turquoise acara' w/ turquoise striped/spangled face & gold/turq spangled body. Gorgeous, easy to keep & spawn

$25 ea. or 4 @ $20 ea.

Andinocara pulcher

2.5 – 3"

CB juvenile 'blue acaras' displaying incredible brilliant blue spangling on body & vermiculations on the face

$15 ea.

Andinoacara rivulatus

2.5 – 3.5"

CB brightly colored juvenile common 'green terrors' already displaying bright blue/green and orange coloring

$20 ea.

Astronotus cf. ocellatus 'Rio Caqueta' F0

8 – 8.5"

Wild undescribed Colombian oscars with ornate pattern; adults are red, tan, and black in great chunky size

$75 ea.


11"

Large individuals of same Rio Caqueta oscar showing incredible red spotting on flanks and intricate black and tan body pattern. Very impressive! ltd. qty. avail.

$100

Bujurquina huallagae 'Rio Guaviare' F1

3.5 – 4"

F1 juveniles of Rio Guaviare, San Jose Colombian undescribed rarity that display, intricate turquoise spangles/dashes on cheeks, mild mannered. A TUIC exclusive

$30 ea.

Bujurquina huallagae 'Rio Putumayo' F0

2 – 2.5"

Wild blue spanged juveniles of uber rare collection from extreme southern Colombian political border with both Ecuador and Peru

$20 ea.

Caquetia kraussii 'Rio Magdalena' F0

5.5 – 6"

Fantasic sized, bright gold-green colored wild 'basketmouths' specifically collected from the Upper Rio Magdalena of Colombia

$40 ea.

Cichla monoculus

2.5 – 3"

CB juveniles of 'Mono peacock bass', arguably the most colorful species w/ red fins, yellow body, black saddles

$30 ea.

Cichlasoma dimerus 'Bella Union'

1.5 – 2"

CB grow outs of emerald colored ovaline bodied acara from F2 Bella Union, Uruguay stock

$10 ea.

Crenicichla lenticulata 'Rio Inirida' F0

4 – 4.5"

Attractively spotted juveniles of large growing pike featuring a rainbow of color at maturity

$50 ea.

Geophagus argyrostictus 'Rio Xingu'

2.5 – 3"

CB grow outs of rarely offered 'blue streak eartheater' from Rio Xingu stock of that display unique long turquoise blue streak under the eyes

$55 ea. or 4 @ $50 ea.

Geophagus cf. brasiliensis 'Laguna de Molle' F2

2.5 – 3"

F2 juveniles from Laguna de Molle, Cerro Largo, Uruguay collected stock; jumbo growing, brilliantly turqouise spangles over reddish colored bodied race from the species southernmost known limit

$20 ea.

Geophagus dicrozoster

1 – 1.5"

CB rarely offered earth eater that displays black cheek spot & rainbow of color at maturity

$15 ea.

Geophagus parnaibae 'Rio Parnaiba'

2 – 2.25"

Extremely rare offer of tank raised Rio Parnaiba, Brazilian juveniles of sm-md growing Geo.

$18.50 ea.

Geophagus pellegrini 'Rio San Juan' F0

4.5 – 5"

Wild Upper Rio San Juan,Choco, Colombia 'yellow hump head' juveniles of remarkably red colored head and bright yellow bodied form

$55 ea.

"

6 – 6.5"

Next size up of same wild 'yellow hump head' Geos

$75 ea.

Geophagus steindachneri 'Rio Magdalena' F0

3 – 3.5"

Wild Colombian 'red hump' Geos; medium growing, very hardy species displaying deep red humped heads with sky blue sheen on sides of body

$18.50 ea.

"

4 – 4.5"

Next size up of same wild Rio Magdalena 'red humps'

$25 ea.

"

5 – 6"

Stunning adult pairs available of same wild Rio Magdalena 'red hump' Geos

$75 (m/f pairs)

Geophagus winemilleri 'Rio Inirida' F0

3.5 – 4"

Wild adolescents of very impresive and lg growing, mild mannered eartheaters with red striped tails

$50 ea.

Guianacara cf. owroewefi

2.5 – 3"

CB juveniles of rarely offered Suriname sourced red spotted variety.

$30 ea. or 4 @ $25 ea.

Gymnogeophagus balzanii

2 – 2.5"

CB juveniles of gorgeous yellow belly/sided hump headed delayed mouthbrooding earth eaters.

$20 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.

Gymnogeophagus labiatus 'Rio Olimar'

2 – 2.5"

CB juveniles beautifully colored red & blue spangled cool-hardy earth eaters from Rio Olimar, Treinta y Tres Department of Uruguay breeding stock

$15 ea.

Hypselecara temporalis

3 – 3.5"

CB ‘chocolate cichlids’ richly colored, mild mannered & showy species featuring red wine colored body and blood red eyes

$25 ea.

Krobia aff. guianensis 'sp. 2 – Oyapock River'

1 – 1.5"

CB juveniles of rarely encountered, potentially undescribed, peaceful 'dolphin acara' from French Guiana with blue, yellow, and red striped cheeks

$18.50 or 5 @ $15 ea.

Mesoheros atromaculatus 'Rio San Juan' F1

2.5 – 3"

CB juveniles of large growing, red-orange and black barred beauty from Upper Rio San Juan, Choco, Colombian stock

$45 ea.

Mesoheros atromaculatus 'Rio San Juan' F0

5 – 6"

Wild adolescent Rio San Juan 'atros' in adult coloration beginning to display adult, red-orange and black barred pattern

$75 ea.

Mesoheros gephyrus 'Rio Calima' F0

1.5 – 2"

Wild juveniles from Rio Calima in extreme south of Choco State, Colombia; a rarely imported, lg growing, brilliant red & blue spangled beauty

$25 ea.

"

3 – 3.5"

Next size up of same wild collected Rio Calima beauties

$50 ea.

Mesonauta acora 'Rio Tocatins' F0

3.5 – 4"

Wild Brazilian ‘festivums’ or ‘flag cichlids’-boldly marked; stunning in groups an excellent mid to top water uncommon species

$30 ea.

Mesonauta sp. 'Manapiare'

1.25 – 1.5"

CB juveniles of extremely rare undescribed 'Flag Cichlid' from the Manapiare district, state of Amazonas, in Venezuela

$18.50 or 5 @ $15 ea.

Mikrogeophagus altispinosus

1.5 – 2"

CB 'Bolivian' or 'rainbow rams'; a md-lg growing 'dwarf cichlid' featuring a literal rainbow of color and personality in a small package. Hardy in cooler temps as well.

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Satanoperca sp. 'Negro-Alto Orinoco' F0

3"

Perhaps first US import of undescribed Santanoperca sp. from Rio Vaupes in SE Colombia; green face w/ bold bands including a unique mid-lateral partial bar

$25 ea.

Old World / African Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

Coptodon kottae

3.5 – 4.5"

CB md growing, gold colored, turning bright yellow & black in spawning dress; endangered species endemic to only 2 lakes in SW Cameroon. C.A.R.E.S species

$20 ea.

Chromidotilapia guntheri 'Nigeria'

3 – 3.5"

CB from Nigerian collcted stock; attractive pink and yellow colored, remarkably similar in many respects to more familiar S. Am. eartheaters

$35 ea.

Etroplus suratensis

1.5 – 2"

CB juveniles of large growing, highly ornate 'green chromide': a spectacular jewel spotted, less aggressive rarity

$18.50 ea.

Hemichromis elongatus 'Nigeria'

3 – 3.5"

CB grow outs of feisty ‘5 spot general/jewel' – attractive red striped/gold spangled powerhouse that is perfectly capable of competing with many larger growing Central American species

$35 ea.

Hemichromis guttalatum

3.5" / 5"

CB medium growing jewel cichlid male/female pairs w/crimson red body & turquoise spangles

$20 (m/f pairs)

Hemichromis lifalili

1.5 – 2"

CB 'dwarf Congo red jewels' ridiculously glowing bright red body covered w/ turquoise jewel spots

$12.50 ea or 5 @ $10 ea.

Heterotilapia buttikoferi

3.5 – 4"

Great sized grow outs of rarely offered bold, wide black and yellow banded West African tank buster

$40 ea.

Paratilapia polleni 'large spot'

2.5 – 3"

CB Madagascar 'black diamond /Starry night cichlid' – showy as adult w/ jet black body covered in white/gold 'star-like' spotting. C.A.R.E.S. species

$20 ea.

Loricariid species (armored catfish & pleco) – wild unless otherwise noted

Name (all pleco are wild caught)

Size

Description

Price

Hypostomus faveolus L037 'Rio Tocatins' F0

4 – 4.25"

Juveniles of distictive patterned 'honeycomb pleco' from Rio Tocatins collection

$30 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Larger heafty sized 'honeycomb pleco' from same collection as above

$50 ea.

Leporacanthicus triactis L091 'Rio Orinoco' F0

5"

Remarkable orange/black banded dorsal, adipose, & caudal fins ‘triple beacon pleco’ in a great size

$50 ea.

Pseudacanthicus spinosus L160 'Rio Tocatins' F0

3.5"

Wild Brazlian collected medium growing 'spotted cactus pleco'

$65 ea.

Scobinancistrus cf. pariolispos L048 'Rio Xingu' F0

3.5 – 4"

Rio Xingu 'gold spotted cloud pleco' showy, large growing species with gold polka dots over black body & fins

$75 ea.

Siluriformes species (other catfish species) – wild unless otherwise noted

Name

Size

Description

Price

Bagroides melapterus

6.5"

Stunning black/gold marble patterned Indonesian 'harlequin lancer' catfish. Super impressive!

$100 ea.

Brachyrhamdia meesi 'Rio Purus' F0

3 – 3.5"

CB from Rio Purus collected stock. A small growing 3-4" 'Imitator Pim cat' that mimics stripes/eye mask of Corydoras species. Does well in company of multiple individuals

$45 ea.

Calophysus macropterus 'Rio Amazonia' F0

14"

Wild Peru 'vulture cat' possessing all the 'giant cat attributes except titanic size; grows to 18 inches

$150 ea.

Leiarius marmoratus 'Rio Nanay' F0

13.5"

Wild Peru 'marbled cat' – very attractive, large growing and spectacular show cat

$100 ea.

Megalechis picta 'Rio Putumayo' F0

3 – 3.5"

Intricately marked w/ black saddles and spots on chocolate body; a rare wild Colombian collection of 'tail bar hoplo'

$30 ea. or 4 @ $25 ea.

Oxydoras niger 'Rio Amazonia' F0

10.5 -11"

Great sized wild gentle giant purple-black prehistoric looking 'ripsaw' cats from Peru.

$100 ea.

Synodontis eupterus

4.5 – 5"

CB great sized with flowing fins on these "Featherfin squeaker" catfish

$30 ea.

Tenellus cristinae 'Rio Guaviare' F0

4 – 4.5"

Very recently described, unique wild Colombian 'blacktop mouse cat'; a md growing < 8", peaceful, diligent substrate that will interact well in groups

$50 ea.

Characins (Tetra types), Cyprinids (Barb/Carp types) – wild unless otherwise noted

Name

Size

Description

Price

Barbonymus schwanenfeldii F0

4 – 4.5"

Thai collected, lg 12"+ growing 'tinfoil barbs' of robust size; highly regarded for bright red fins with black tips, hardiness, even temperament. Great species for lg growing communities

$40 ea. or 4 @ $35 ea.

Chromobotia macracanthus

3 – 3.5"

Colorful clown loaches in great size; a playful addition to medium-large sized community tanks

$35 ea. or 4 @ $30 ea.

Cyclocheilichthys apogon F0

5.5 – 6"

Super rare import of wild Thai 'beardless barb'; graceful & attractive, 12" growing species w/ black spot-lined, gold body w/ red fins

$50 ea

Hampala macrolepidota F0

4.5 – 5.5"

Rare import of large growing, robust, colorful, & active cyprinid; coveted sport fish that amounts to a great larger community species

$55 ea.

Leporinus fasciatus 'Rio Nanay' F0

4"

Bold yellow and black banded Anostomid with red throat from Peru; great addition to active md community

$25 ea.

"

5.5"

Next size up of same Peruvian collection in limited quantity

$40 ea.

Neolissochilus soroides F0

3 – 3.5"

Rare import of Thai collected,formally 'Tor soro'; lg growing 'pink-scaled mahseer', highly prized among lg cyprinid collectors

$45 ea. or 4 @ $40 ea.

Osteochilus waandersii F0

3.5 – 4"

Very rare Thai collection of red-finned 'hard-lipped barb' species; 10" max size – very ltd qty

$45 ea.

Puntioplites falcifier F0

6.5 – 7.5"

Incredibly rare import of Thai high-backed 'sicklefin barb'; highly impressive & unusual in appearance – a true collector's barb

$100 ea. or 3 @ $90 ea.

Semaprochilodus laticeps 'Rio Inirida' F0

4 – 4.5"

Large wild super red-finned Colombian ‘flagtails’ with black checkerboard pattern on rear of body

$40 ea.

Ancients / Oddballs / Brackish – wild unless otherwise noted

Name

Size

Description

Price

Lates calcarifer

6 – 7"

CB Thai 'barramundi' of chunky juvenile size; huge growing, super impressive 'wet pet' that can be safely maintained with other lg growing species in aptly sized aquaria. May keep in fresh or brackish water aquariums

$75 ea.