Stock List

Week of Nov. 30, 2020 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 Stocklist Week of 11-30-20 current

Central American Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

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.

Amatitlania sp. 'Honduran redfin' – 'Rio Danli'

2 – 3.5"

Real Rio Danli 'Honduran red fin/point' pairs available in a limited quantity. Tank bred from long term kept pure breeding colony. 2" females / 3"+ males super blue & red! The real thing

$40 (m/f pairs)

Amatitlania sp. 'Honduran redfin' – leucistic

1"

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

$10 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

Next size up of 'platinum' Honduran redpoints available in a limited quantity

$15 ea.

Amphilophus labiatus 'Isla Zapetera' F3

1.5 – 2"

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

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

"

3 – 3.5"

Great sized grow outs of same Isla Zapatera, Lago Nicaraguan 'red devils'

$20 ea. or 4 @ $18.50 ea.

"

4 – 4.5"

Next size up of same big lipped true red devils

$30 ea. or 4 @ $25 ea.

Chiapaheros grammodes

4"

Large intensely blue spotted/striped and red spotted medium growing no nonsense Mexican guapote male in show quality condition (1 only)

$50 (male)

Cribroheros alfari 'Rio Carana ' F1

5.5"

F1 grow outs of gorgeous blue spotted / bright gold bodied with red-edged dorsal fin Costa Rican gem

$50 ea.

Cribroheros alfari 'Rio Este' F2

1"

F2 juveniles of Rio Este, Costa Rican beauties

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Cribroheros bussingi 'Rio Lari' F1

6"

F1 large male Costa Rican gem with bronze colored body covered in black pepper spotting and bright golden cheeks and fins

$75 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 cutteri

1 – 1.25

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

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 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

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

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

$18.50 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.

Hypsophrys nicaraguensis

4 – 4.5"

CB medium to large growing species that develop a rainbow of color as adults

$35 ea.

Maskaheros argenteus

5"

CB grown out individua of super showy, lg growing/tall profiled beauty featuring opal-pearl colored body covered in black freckles (only 1 avail)

$50

Maskaheros regani

1 – 1.25"

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

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Panamius panamensis

4.5"

Jumbo super rare & incredibly colorful show quality male 'rosey cichlid' available (1 only)

$50 (male)

Parachromis dovii

2 – 2.5"

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

$15 ea.

"

3 – 3.5"

Juvenile sexed males available in a very limited quantity

$35 ea.

Parachromis managuensis

3.5"

CB juveniles already displaying bold black pattern over golden/yellow bodies

$25 ea.

Petenia splendida

2.5 – 3"

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

$12.50 ea.

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 affinis 'Lago Peten' F1

1.5"

F1 juveniles of rarely offered Guatemalan species that display orange throat/abdomen with iridescent blue spangles

$20 ea.

Thorichthys maculipinnis

2 – 2.5"

CB incredibly showy species. Intense blue spangling with red-orange bellies

$18.50 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 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Thorichthys pasionis

2 – 2.5"

CB 'yellow firemouth' large growing with extra tall dorsal fin and bright yellow & silver body

$18.50 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!

$18.50 ea.

Vieja bifasciatus 'Rio Grijalva' F1

2 – 2.5"

F1 juveniles of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, Mexican collected 'red' bifasciatus

$18.50 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.

Vieja fenestrata 'Laguna Catemaco' F1

5.5"

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

$50 ea.

South American Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

Acaronia vultuosa 'Rio Inirida' F0

2"

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

$22.50 (1 only)

Acarichthys heckelii

4.5 – 5"

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

$50 ea. or 4 @ $45 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

$18.50 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 – a TUIC exclusive

$20 ea.

Andinoacara latifrons 'Rio Meta' F0

2 – 2.5"

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

$15 ea. or 4 @ $12.50 ea.

Andinoacara rivulatus

2.5 – 3"

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

$18.50 ea.

Astronotus ocellatus 'albino'

5"

Fantastic sized CB gorgeous white/yellow bodied with orange tiger pattern 'albino oscars'

$35 ea.


6.5"

Next size up of same albino tiger oscars

$50 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.

"

9 – 9.5"

Next size up of same wild undescribed Colombian oscars showing ornate red, tan, and black pattern

$85 ea.

"

10 – 10.5"

Largest size available of same wild collected undescribed Colombian oscars in limited quantity

$100 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

$25 ea.

Burjurquina sp. 'San Jose' F1

3 – 3.5"

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

$20 ea.

Caquetia kraussii 'Rio Magdalena' F0

5 – 5.5"

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

$50 ea.

Cichla monoculus

2 – 2.25"

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

$28 ea.

Cichlasoma dimerus 'Bella Union' F2

4 – 4.5"

Large F2 Bella Union, Uruguay, mild mannered, gorgeous emerald colored ovaline bodied acara

$15 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.

"

6.5"

limited number of adolescents beginning to display their amazing adult coloration

$85 ea.

"

7.5"

limited number of young adults already sporting impressive color

$100 ea.

Geophagus dicrozoster

1"

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

$18.50 or 5 @ $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 (pairs avail upon request))

$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 – 3.5"

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 balzani

3 – 3.5"

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

$55 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

$18.50 ea.

Heroina isonycterina

2.5"

Uber rare offer of CB md growing, severum-like beauty with glowing red eyes, strikingly colored green, blue, copper colored body and red streaked flanks

$50 ea.

Hoplarchus psittacus 'Rio Inirida' F0

3.5 – 4"

Wild Colombian parrot cichlids of great size w/ characteristic turquoise color & huge red eyes

$50 ea.

Hypselecara coryphaenoides 'Rio Inirida' F0

1.5"

Wild juveniles of the rarely imported 'other chocolate cichlid'; the Colombian ‘yellow nape chocolate'

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Hypselecara temporalis

3 – 3.5"

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

$18.50 ea.

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

1 – 1.25"

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.

Krobia xinguensis 'Rio Xingu'

2.5 – 3"

CB from Rio Xingu collected stock; small and peaceful with bold pattern already developing. Striking orange/red scribbled face as adults

$40 ea.

Kronoheros umbriferus 'Rio Magdalena' F0

13.5"

Extra large and chunky wild Rio Magdalena adult umbie available(female only)

$175

Laetacara dorsigera

2 – 2.5"

CB juvenile 'red breast smiling acara' cool-water tolerant, an impressivly colorful dwarf species in a limited quatity

$15 ea.

Laetacara fulvipinnis 'Rio Atabapo' F0

3"

Wild rarely imported Colombian 'orangeflossen acara' with purple-striped face, amber/ orange-finned, purple/violet faced beauty. very limited availability

$25 (1 only)

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

4 – 4.5"

Wild adolescents beginning to display adult, red-orange and black barred pattern

$55 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Next size up of same wild collected Rio 'atros' in adult coloration

$75 ea.

Mesoheros gephyrus 'Rio Calima' F0

1.5 – 1.75"

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

$25 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

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

$35 ea. or 4 @ $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.

$10 ea.

Satanoperca sp. 'Negro-Alto Orinoco' F0

2 – 2.5"

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"

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

$15 ea.

Chromidotilapia guntheri 'Nigeria'

2.5 – 3"

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 – 1.5"

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

4.5 – 5"

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

$10 ea.

Hemichromis lifalili

1 – 1.5"

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

$10 ea.

Heterotilapia buttikoferi

3.5"

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

$20 ea.

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

Name (all pleco are wild caught)

Size

Description

Price

Ancistrus hoplogenys L059 'Rio Capim' F0

4 – 4.5"

Great sized wild Para State, Brazilian colleted 'spotted bristle-nosed pleco' dark black bodies covered in tiny pinhead sized white spots

$55 ea.

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.

Panaque ambrusteri L027 'Alenguer' F0

5 – 5.5"

Wild L027 'gold thunder Araguaia royal pleco' that feature a bold gold & black striped pattern. A collector's pleco

$100 ea.

Pseudacanthicus spinosus L160 'Rio Tocatins' F0

2.5 – 3"

Wild Brazlian collected medium growing 'spotted cactus pleco'

$55 ea.

Pseudohemiodon apithanos 'Rio Guayas' F0

6 – 7"

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

$125 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' F0

2.5 – 3"

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

$50 ea. or 4 @ $45 ea.

Calophysus macropterus 'Rio Amazonia' F0

13 – 13.5"

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

$175 ea.

Cephalosilurus apurensis 'Rio Meta'

4"

Rare collection of 'Apure jelly cat' from Colombia – only a single individual of this amazing 'pet cat' received

$125 ea.

Leiarius marmoratus 'Rio Nanay' F0

13"

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

$125 ea.

Megalechis picta 'Rio Putumayo' F0

2.5 – 3"

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

$25 ea.

Oxydoras niger 'Rio Amazonia' F0

10.5 -11"

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

$125 ea.

Synodontis eupterus

4.5 – 5"

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 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 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 – 5.5"

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.

Myloplus rubripinnis 'Rio Vichada' F0

4 – 4.5"

Medium sized Colombian 'red hook' silver dollars – super asset to larger communites for activity and interest

$25 ea. or 5 @ $20 ea.

Neolissochilus soroides F0

2.5 – 3"

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

$45 ea. or 4 @ $40 ea.

Osteochilus waandersii F0

3.5"

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

$45 ea. or 4 @ $40 ea.

Puntioplites falcifier F0

6 – 7"

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

4.5 – 5"

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 fresh or brackish

$55 ea.

"

5.5 – 6"

Next size up of impressive large growing 'barramundi' aggressively eating all dried and frozen foods

$75 ea.