Stock List

Week of October 19, 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 HTMLStock list Week of 101920

Central American Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

Andinoacara coeruleopunctatus "Rio Claro" F1

2.5 – 3"

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

$20 ea. or 6 @ $18.50 ea.

Amatitlania nigrofasciata – leucistic

2.5"

Beautiful adolescent 'pink convict' pairs; both m&f are pastel pink and the female has incredible bright orange belly

$15 (m/f pairs)

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


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

2.5 – 3"

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

$12.50 ea. or @ $10 ea.

Amphilophus citrinellus 'Lago Nicaragua'

4 – 4.5"

CB pure lago Nicaragua 'Midas cichlids' in a variety of colors from F0 Male and F3 Female breeding pair

$40 ea.

"

5.5"

Limited quantity of males available in next size up of same true 'midas' from lake Nicaragua stock

$50 (males)

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 ofsame Isla Zapatera, Lago Nicaraguan 'red devils'

$20 ea. or 4 @ $18.50 ea.

"

4 – 4.5"

Next size up of same big lipped red devils

$30 ea. or 4 @ $25 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Larger red devil adolecents of same Isla Zapatera, Lago Nicaragua stock

$45 ea.

Amphilophus lyonsi

2 – 2.5"

CB large growing rarity with orange/ black barred pattern and outgoing personality! C.A.R.E.S species

$20 ea.

Cribroheros alfari 'Rio Carana' F1

5.5 – 6"

Largest available of F1 adolescant blue spotted / bright gold bodied with red-edged dorsal fin Costa Rican gems

$55 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

$20 ea. or 5 @ $18 ea.

Cryptoheros cutteri

2 – 2.5"

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

$18 ea.

Cincelichthys bocourti

7.5"

Giant growing, yet peaceful and great for large communities; golden body, orange sides w/ black bars

$75

"

9"

Stunning super sized adult displaying mature gold color with amber/ orange sides and long trailing fin extensions

$100

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.

Maskaheros argenteus

2 – 2.5"

CB juveniles of super showy, lg growing/tall profiled beauty featuring opal-pearl colored body covered in black freckles

$18 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.


4 – 4.5"

Next size up of same incredibly freckled grow outs available in a limited quantity

$55 ea.

Maskaheros regani

3 – 3.5"

CB great sized grow outs of beautifully colored species featuring emerald green body w/ red spotted scales

$20 ea.

Mayaheros urophthalmus

5 – 5.5"

CB Mayan cichlids featuring beautiful orange bodies with wide black verticle bar pattern and extra large caudal spot

$30 ea.

"

6"

Next size up of colorful mayan cichlids in limited quantity

$40 ea.

Neetroplus nematopus 'Lago Nicaragua'

2 – 2.5"

CB tough and feisty black/purple bodied 'neets' from Lago Nicaraguan stock originally imported by TUIC

$8.50 ea. or 5 @ $5 ea.

Parachromis dovii

1.5 – 2"

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

$15 ea. or 5 @ $12.50 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

Next size up of beautifully colored 'rainbow bass'

$20 ea.

Parachromis managuensis

3 – 3.5"

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

$20 ea.

Petenia splendida

2 – 2.5"

CB wild 'green' form 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. 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. Blue spangling with reddish orange bellies

$18.50 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.

"

3 – 3.5"

CB grow outs of brilliantly colored 'spot-cheek cichlids' with stunning blue spangles all over body & dark orange bellies

$30 ea.

Thorichthys meeki

3 – 3.5"

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

$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. or 5 @ $15 ea.

Trichromis salvini 'Cenote Encantado' F2

1.5 – 2"

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. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

"

2.5 – 3"

Next size up of same heavily blue colored salvini

$18 ea.

Trichromis salvini 'Pantanos de Centla' F1

1 – 1.5"

F1 juveniles from Pantanos de Centla, Tabasquillo, MX collected super red and yellow race of salvini

$10 ea.

Trichromis salvini 'Rio Grijalva' F1

2.5 – 3"

F1 grow outs of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX origin where both sexes are bright yellow and blue; females w/ most red

$18 ea.

Vieja bifasciatus 'Rio Grijalva' F1

1.5"

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

$15 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

4 – 4.5"

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

$30 ea.

Vieja maculicauda

6 – 6.5"

CB Black belts of great size featuring silver / black pepper spotted bodies with distinct “black belt’ and blood red throat

$35 ea.

"

7.5 – 8"

Largest available of same silver / black pepper spotted bodies with distinct “black belt’ and blood red throat

$55 ea.

Vieja melanura (var. synspila)

5.5"

CB feisty redhead female. Displaying a rainbow of bright color at a great size

$35 ea.

South American Cichlids

Name

Size

Description

Price

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.

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 Magdalena' F0

4 – 4.5"

Large wild Colombian 'turquoise acara' covered in turquoise spangles. Gorgeous and easy to keep

$40 ea. or 3 @ $30 ea.

Andinoacara rivulatus

2 – 2.5"

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

$15 ea. or 4 @ $12.50 ea.

"

3 – 3.5"

Larger grow outs Adolescents of same brightly colored 'gold saum' acara

$25 ea. or 5 @ $20 ea.

Astronotus crassipinnis 'Rio Araguaia' F1

10.5 – 11"

Huge F1 Rio Araguaia adults! incredibly rare offer of likely the most coveted of all oscars!

$200 ea.

Astronotus ocellatus 'albino'

5.5 – 6"

CB chunky growouts of gorgeous white/yellow bodied with orange tiger pattern 'albino oscars'

$35 ea.

Astronotus cf. ocellatus 'Rio Caqueta' F0

3 – 3.5"

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

$25 ea.

"

7.5 – 8"

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

$75 ea.

"

9"

Larger size of same wild collected undescribed Colombian oscars in limited quantities

$85 ea.

"

10 – 10.5"

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

$100 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.

Cichla kelberi

2"

CB chunky juveniles of rarley available 'gold spangled bass'

$35 ea. or 4 @ $30 ea.

Cichla monoculus

2"

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

$28 ea. or 4 @ $25 ea.

Cichlasoma dimerus 'Bella Union' F2

4.5"

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

$20

Crenicichla compressiceps 'Rio Araguaia' F0

2" – 2.5"

Coveted rarely offered wild collected 'dwarf green pike' from Rio Araguaia, Brazil

$25 ea. or 3 @ $20 ea.

Crenicichla notophthalmus 'Rio Negro' F0

3.5 – 4"

Large wild collected Rio Negro dwarf pike in great size

$25 ea. (males)

Geophagus altifrons 'Rio Xingu'

1 -1.5"

CB large growing & showy red & green striped earth eater that develops streamers on fins from Rio Xingu stock

$18.50 or 5 @ $15 ea.

Geophagus cf. brasiliensis 'Laguna de Molle'

1 – 1.5"

CB juveniles from Laguna de Molle, Uruguay stock; jumbo growing, brilliantly turqouise spangled race from Uruguay at its southernmost known limit

$12.50 ea or 6 @ $10 ea.

Geophagus dicrozoster

1"

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

$20 ea.

Geophagus megasema 'Rio San Martin, Bolivia'

2.5"

Uber rare offer of CB juves collected in Bolivia by EU aquarists; red & blue horizantal striped pattern, huge black lateral spot over golden colored body

$55 ea. or 4@ $50 ea

Geophagus pellegrini 'Rio San Juan'

2.5 – 3"

CB 'yellow hump head' juveniles of remarkably red colored form known from the Upper Rio San Juan, Choco, Colombia

$50 ea.

Geophagus sp. 'Red Head Tapajos'

2.5"

CB Juveniles of popular medium growing red headed earth eaters

$20 ea. or 4 @ $18.50 ea.

Guianacara cf. owroewefi

3"

CB rarely offered red spotted Suriname sourced variety. Very limited availability

$35 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

$25 ea. or 5 @ $20 ea.

Heroina isonycterina

2.5 – 3"

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

$55 ea. or 4@ $50 ea.

Hypelecara temporalis

2.5 – 3"

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

$18 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea.

"

5 – 5.5"

Next size up of gorgeous colored adolescent 'Chocolate cichlids'

$50 ea.

Krobia xinguensis 'Rio Xingu'

2" – 2.5"

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

$40 ea.

Laetacara dorsingera

2 – 2.5"

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

$15 ea.

Mesoheros atromaculatus 'Rio San Juan' F1

2 – 2.5"

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

$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.

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.

Pterophyllum scalare 'Manacapuru Red Shoulder'

2.5 – 3"

CB lg grow outs (5"+ tall) of huge-growing, magnificent 'Manacapuru red shoulder angel'. Very impressive red colored backs when mature

$100 ea. or 4 @ $90 ea.

Pterophyllum scalare 'Marbled'

2 – 2.5"

CB 'Marble angelfish' (4" tall) displaying a mottled colouration in varying degrees of black/silver/white & orange

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Satanoperca pappaterra 'Pantanal'

2 – 2.5"

CB stock from Pantanal, Brazil collections; a rarely imported eartheater sporting chartreuse colored cheeks and sides, red and blue on ventral and anal fins

$55 ea. or 4 @ $50 ea.

African / Old World 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

$18.50 ea. or 5 @ $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 – 1.25"

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

$18.50 ea. or 5 @ $15 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

$12.50 ea. or 5 @ $10 ea.

Heterotilapia buttikoferi

3.25 – 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 – 2.5"

CB Madagascar 'black diamond cichlid' – showy as adult w/ jet black body covered in white/gold 'star-like' spotting

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 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

$60 ea.

Leporacanthicus galaxias L007 'Rio Guama' F0

4.25 – 4.5"

L007 'gold spot vampire pleco'; a robust & attractive species from Rio Guama, Brazil

$55 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

$55 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.

"

6 – 6.5"

Large gold & black striped wild Brazilian beauties in a limited availability

$125 ea.

Pseudacanthicus spinosus L160 'Rio Tocatins' F0

2.5 – 3"

Wild Brazlian collected medium growing 'spotted cactus pleco'

$55 ea.

"

4"

Next size up of same wild collected Rio Tocatins spotted cactus pleco' in a limited quantity

$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.

Sturisomatichthys festivus

2.5 – 3"

CB 'real royal farlowella' or 'whiptail cat'. Peaceful towards each other and great algae grazers. A unique addtion to small- medium community tank.

$75 ea.

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

Name

Size

Description

Price

Bagroides melapterus

6.5"

Absolutely stunning mottled black/gold patterened Indonesian 'harlequin lancer' catfish

$100 ea.

Brachyrhamdia meesi 'Rio Purus'

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'

13 – 13.5"

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

$175 ea.

Leiarius marmoratus 'Rio Nanay'

13"

Wild Peru 'marbled cat' – very attractive, large growing and spectacular show cat that grows 20-24"

$125

Oxydoras niger 'Rio Amazonia'

10 – 10.5"

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

$35 ea.

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

Name

Size

Description

Price

Barbonymus schwanenfeldii

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

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

Dawkinsia rohani

3 – 3.5"

Shimmering silver/green body with black tail spots on elegant CB Rohani barbs only found in the Kanyakumari district, Tami Nadu in southern India. Fantastic lightning fast schooling fish!

$15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Hampala macrolepidota

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

3 – 3.5"

Boldly banded yellow and black Anostomid from Peru; great addition to active md community

$18 ea.

"

4 – 4.5"

Next size up of same Peruvian collection in limited quantity

$25 ea.

Leporinus granti

4 – 4.5"

Rarely offered CB Suriname characin w/ red fins and black spots/bands over gold body; these are a super exotic option for active md sized communities

$45 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

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

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.

Probarbus labeamajor

4 – 4.5"

CB Thai '7 striped golden carp' – stunning large community inhabitant w/ blood red eyes

$55 ea. or 2 for $100

Puntioplites falcifier

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

4.5 – 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

Datnioides undecimradiatus

4"

Thai 'thin bar dats' or 'Mekong tiger perch' with cream/yellow body and bold black vertical bars – limited quantity only

$85

Lates calcarifer

4 – 4.5"

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 – 5.5"

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

$75 ea.

Anabantiformes

Name

Size

Description

Price

Trichropodus pectoralis

6 – 6.5"

Extra large olive & turquoise colored body with amber eyes and red thread fins on these super-sized, CB snakeskin gourami

$20 ea. or 3 @ $18.50 ea.