Stock List

Week of March 8, 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 HTML Stock list week of 3-08-2021

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.

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Amatitlania nanolutea

1"

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

$15 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. Females only. Limited quantity.

$20 ea. (Females)

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

$10 ea.

Amphilophus labiatus 'Lago Nicaragua' F3

3 – 3.5"

CB pure 'red devil' juveniles of Isla Zapatera, Lago Nicaragua stock displaying characteristic enlarged lips of true labiatus

$20 ea.

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4 – 4.5"

Next size up of same big-lipped 'red devils' from Isla Zapatera, Lago Nicaraguan bred stock

$30 ea.

Andinoacara coeruleopunctatus 'Rio Claro' F1

2.5 – 3"

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

$20 ea.

Astratheros macracanthus 'Rio Los Perros' F2

1 – 1.5"

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.

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Cribroheros alfari 'Rio Carana' F2

1"

F2 juveniles of gorgeous bright gold body covered in blue spots withred throat and red-edged dorsal fin Costa Rican gem

$12.50 ea. or @ 5 $10 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.

Cryptoheros chetumalensis '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.

$10 ea.

Cryptoheros cutteri

1.25 – 1.5"

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

$10 ea.

Herotilapia multispinosa

2 – 3"

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

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Herichthys carpintis

2 – 2.5"

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

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 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

6" / 8.5-9"

Extremely rare offering of large male / female pairs of large growing 'odos' or 'black nastys', highly interactive, excellent show fish as adults that display black & white patterned body with long trailing fins and huge fan tails. 6" females, 8.5-9" males.

Available as pairs only. limited avail.

$300 (M/F pairs)

"

10"

Incredibly rare offering of jumbo male 'black nastys' in a very limited quantity

$250 (males)

Parachromis dovii 'Red'

2"

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

$20 ea.

Parachromis managuensis

4.5 – 5"

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

$25 ea.

"

6 – 6.5"

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

$45 ea.

Parachromis motaguenis 'Rio Blanco' F3

1.5 – 2"

CB juvenile real 'red tigers' from pure Rio Blanco Honduran stock

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Petenia splendida

3.5 – 4"

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

2 – 2.5"

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

$30 ea. (males only)

Talamancaheros sieboldii

1.5 – 2"

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

$10 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.

Trichromis salvini 'Pantanos de Centla' F2

1.5 – 2"

F2 juveniles from Pantanos de Centla, Tabasquillo, MX collected super red and yellow race of salvini

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Vieja breidohri 'Rio Salado' F2

2 – 2.5"

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

$15 ea. or 5 @ $10 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.

"

6

Next size up of same beautiful 'red head synspila'

$40 ea.

"

7 – 7.5"

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

$75 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.

$20

Aequidens patricki 'Rio Aguaytia'

2 – 2.5"

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

$15 ea. or 4 @ $12.50 ea.

Andinoacara biseriatus 'Rio San Juan ' F2

3 – 3.5"

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

$20 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.

Andinoacara 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 bodies and in both orange or silver trimmed fins

$20 ea.

Bujurquina huallagae 'Rio Guaviare' F1

3.5 – 4"

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

$30 ea.

Bujurquina huallagae 'Rio Putumayo' F0

2.5 – 3"

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

$25 ea.

Caquetaia spectabilis

1 – 1.5"

Incredibly rare offering of CB juvenile 'specs' highly attractive, large mouthed, emerald green/blue spangled body & orange/ yellow belly. A fantastic rarely seen show species

$30 ea. or 4 @ $25 ea.

Cichla intermedia 'Rio Orinoco' F0

2.5 – 3"

Very rare import of wild collected 'royal peacock bass' in hardy size; undeniably the strongest-swimming, most active Cichla

$75 ea.

Cichla orinocensis 'Golden Spotted' F0

5 – 6"

Rare offer of wild Rio Inirida collection featuring unique pattern of profuse gold spangles over large % of body at this larger size

$100 ea. or 4 @ $90 ea.

Cichla orinocensis 'Rio Manacacias' F0

5"

Wild fantastic sized juveniles of metallic gold/green 'Orino bass' collected at Puerto Gaitán on Rio Manacacias (Rio Meta tributary). Very limited quantity

$50

Cichlasoma dimerus 'Bella Union' F3

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 dicrozoster

1.25 – 1.5"

CB rarely offered earth eater w/ red/blue fins, iridescent grn/gold body & blk spot on cheeks

$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 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

$20 ea.

"

4 – 4.5"

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

$30 ea.

Geophagus sveni 'Rio Parana'

1.5 – 2"

CB grow outs from gorgeous Rio Parana stock. Large growing and arguably the most beautiful of all geos with longest streamers as adults

$35 ea.

Gymnogeophagus balzanii

2 – 2.5"

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

$20 ea.

Heroes cf. efasciatus 'rotkeil' F1

1"

F1 juveniles of colorful and highly requested Rio Nanay red shoulder 'Rotkeil' severum

$10 ea.

Hypselecara temporalis

8"

Jumbo ‘chocolate cichlid’ richly colored, mild mannered & showy species featuring red wine colored body and blood red eyes. Rarely offered at this size. (1 only)

$75

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.

Kronoheros cf. umbriferus 'Rio Magdalena' F0

2 – 2.5"

Wild juveniles of highly requested & desirable Rio Magdalena, Colombia – 'blue freckled monsters' one of the largest growing, most impressive of all cichlids (unsexed)

$20 ea. or 6 @ $17.50 (unsexed)

"

3 – 3.5"

Next size up lg juveniles of wild Rio Magdalena 'blue freckled umbies' (unsexed)

$35 ea. or 5@ $30 ea. (unsexed)

"

4.5 – 5"

Wild, chunky sized adolescents of awesome Rio Mag 'blue freckled umbies'; a rare offer/import at this great size. (unsexed)

$55 ea. or 4 @ $50 ea. (unsexed)

"

6 – 6.5"

Large wild adolescent 'umbie' in great chunky size available in limited quantity (unsexed)

$75 ea. (unsexed)

"

7 – 7.5"

Super sized, very impressive wild adolescent 'blue freckled umbies' available in very limited quantity only (unsexed)

$100 ea. (unsexed)

Laetacara araguaiae

1 – 1.5"

CB juveniles of super colorful turquoise blue and yellow 'dwarf smiling acara' – formerly known as 'buckelkopf'

$25 ea. or 5 @ $20 ea.

Laetacara fulvipinnis 'Rio Inirida' F0

1.5 – 2"

Wild Rio Inirida, Colombia 'orangeflossen' – rarely imported orange-finned, violet-faced 'smiling acaras'

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Mesoheros atromaculatus 'Rio San Juan' F0

5 – 6"

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

$50 ea.

Mesoheros atromaculatus 'Rio San Juan' F1

3 – 3.5"

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

$35 ea.

Mesoheros gephyrus 'Rio Calima' F0

2 – 2.5"

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

$25 ea.

"

3.5 – 4"

Next size up of same wild collected Rio Calima beauties

$50 ea.

Mesonauta sp. 'Manapiare'

1.5 – 2"

CB juveniles of rarely encountered, boldly marked, 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.

$10 ea.

Satanoperca sp. 'Negro-Alto Orinoco' F0

2 – 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. or 5 @ $20 ea.

Old World / African Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

Coptodon kottae

1 – 1.5"

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

$5 ea.

"

2 – 2.5"

Next size up of brilliant gold/yellow grow outs

$10 ea.

"

3.5 – 4.5"

Beautiful bright yellow & black adults of highly threatened Cameroon species

$15 ea.

Chromidotilapia guntheri 'Nigeria'

3 – 3.5"

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

$35 ea. or 5 @ $30 ea.

Etroplus suratensis

2 – 2.5"

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

$20 ea. or 6 @ $17.50

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

2 – 2.5"

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

$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.

Labidochromis caeruleus

3 – 5"

Great sized, incredibly bright colored Malawian 'electric yellow labs' available in a limited quantity

$10 ea.

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

Name (all pleco are wild caught)

Size

Description

Price

Baryancistrus demantoides L200 'Rio Inirida' F0

2.5 – 3"

Juvenile 'hifin L200 green phantom' plecos featuring lime green body with pearl colored spot pattern and yellow fins

$50 ea.

"

4 – 4.5"

Next size up of incredibly colorful 'hifin L200 green phantom' pleco

$65 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Rare import of large sized, highly desireable 'L200 hifin green phantom' pleco

$80 ea.

Hemiancistrus sp. L128 'Rio Inirida' F0

2"

Wild collected 'Blue Phantom' pleco in denim blue colored bodied with ice/arctic blue spot pattern

$40ea.

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 cf. galaxias L240 'Rio Inirida' F0

2.5 – 3"

White spotted 'vampire pleco' – jet black body & fins covered in large white polka dots

$50 ea.

"

3.5 – 4"

Next size up of Rio Inirida white spot vampire plecos

$65 ea.

Leporacanthicus triactis L091 'Rio Orinoco' F0

5 – 5.5"

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.

Pseudohemiodon apithanos 'Rio Guayas' F0

7 – 7.5"

Formally known as P. sp. 'Caqueta'; Only recently identified as the true 'chameleon whiptail'; this is the intricately marked, variably patterned, one of a kind specimens in very ltd qty

$100 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

Brachyrhamdia meesi 'Rio Purus'

3 – 3.5"

CB adults from Rio Purus collected stock. A small growing 3-4" 'Imitator Pim cat' often encountered in shoals mimicing oto & Corydoras species. Does well in groups

$40 ea. or 5 @ $35 ea.

Calophysus macropterus 'Rio Amazonia' F0

14"

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"

Peru 'marbled cat' – very attractive, large growing and spectacular show cat. Only 1 super impressive specimen available

$150 ea.

Oxydoras niger 'Rio Amazonia' F0

10.5 -11"

Great sized wild Peruvian gentle giant purple-black prehistoric looking 'ripsaw' cats

$100 ea.

Pimelodus pictus F0

3"

Colombian collected 'Dalmation spotted' pictus cats; peaceful and active addition (groups welcome) to medium community aquarium

$12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea.

Rhinodoras gallegheri 'Rio Meta' F0

5 – 6"

Rarely imported, attractively marked, non-predatory Doradid catfish; a real treat for catfish collectors that won't grow >10"

$125 ea.

"

7 – 8"

Next size up of rarely seen, boldy patterned 'Orinoco thicklip catfish'

$150 ea.

Synodontis eupterus

5 – 6"

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

$25 ea.

Tenellus cristinae 'Rio Guaviare' F0

4 – 4.5"

Very recently described, unique Colombian 'blacktop mouse cat'; a md growing < 8", peaceful, diligent substrate sifter 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.

Cataprion mento 'Puerto Gaitan' F0

2.5 – 3"

Puerto Gaitan Colombia collected 'wimpel piranha', the smallest known piranha sp. featuring red cheek and anal fin; can be kept in groups

$50 ea. or 5 @ $45 ea.

Chromobotia macracanthus

3 – 3.5"

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

$35 ea. or 5 @ $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

$35 ea.

Myloplus cf. schomburgkii 'Rio Vichada' F0

4"

Super colorful 'wide bar/blue hook' red spotted Colombian silver dollars of great size

$55 ea. or 4 @$50 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

$35 ea.

Osteochilus waandersii F0

3.5 – 4"

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

$40 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.

Pygopristis denticulata 'Puerto Gaitan' F0

3"

Rarely available piranha that is highly colorful and may be kept in groups – including other silver dollars, catfish, plus some semi-aggressive cichlids

$50 ea. or 5 @ $45 ea.

North American Native Species

Name

Size

Description

Price

Amia calva

2.5 – 3"

Great sized 'bowfin'; a highly interesting, truly Jurassic representative of native N. American species. Very limited quantity

$30 ea.