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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 MAY 7 2018 email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com, phone: 908-387-9858    
  (Total Length in Inches)(in USD $)(Wild fish include the word 'wild' in description, 'F1' = 1st generation stock bred from wild collected adults, 'cb' = captive bred of unspecified generation)
Aequidensmetae3-4" / 5-6"25.00 ea. / 45.00 ea.wild Rio Inirida 'orange saddle acara' of large juvenile-young adult size; low aggression/lg growing/very colorful acara for md communities
"tetramerus2.5-3"10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare 'saddled acara'- juveniles of large growing acara w/ ornate fins
""4-5"18.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild collected at San José del Rio Guaviare 'saddled acara'- young adults of chunky size w/ beautifully decorated fins
"sp. 'Atabapo'2.5-3"35.00 ea.wild Rio Atabapo acara of legendary renown among acara fans; a larger growing, mouth brooding acara w/ iridescent green spangles
""5-6"100.00 or 4 @ 85.00 ea.wild R. Atabapo adults sporting fully mature colors; perhaps one of the only US imports of this incredible acara to my knowledge
Andinoacarabiseriatus1.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 Upper San Juan, COL juveniles of incredibly colorful and rarely collected/imported acara
"rivulatus 'red-orange trim'4.5-6"85.00 pr.cb sexed adult pairs, richly colored 'gold suam-green terror' of robust size & mature profile/fins
"rivulatus 'white trim'4.5-6"85.00 pr.cb sexed adult pairs, richly colored 'white suam-green terror' of robust size & mature profile/fins
"sp. 'Choco'3-3.5" / 4-4.5"35.00 ea. / 50.00 ea.wild undescribed acara of super color; turquoise striped face w/ teal blue scales, orange & teal streaked fins
Apistogrammabitaeniata 'Casthanha'1.25-2"85.00 triowild sexed trios (1 male + 2 fem) of young adults
"elizabethae 'Uaupes'1.25-1.75"75.00 prwild sexed pairs (1 male + 1 fem) of young adults
"kullanderi1.5"200.00 ea.wild stock of largest growing, most impressive Apisto. from Serra do Cachimbo, Pará state, Brazil in ltd qty only
Astronotuscf. ocellatus1.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.wild juveniles of undescribed 'Orinoco oscars'; intricately striped/banded juves which mature to red side/red belly adults
Biotodomawavrini2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Colombian gem - mild mannered, attractively pastel colored; gorgeous addition to md S. Am. community
Bujurquinasp. '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
Caquetaiamyersi2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild juveniles of uniquely specialized piscivore w/ lg mouth, red eyes, bright yellow body
""3-4"55.00 ea.wild collected lg juveniles/adolescents of next size up in ltd qty only
Cichla melaniae4-4.5"125.00 ea.F1 'Xingu peacock bass' of chunky grow out size in ltd qty - fully pellet trained, only one still available
"orinocensis2-2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild juveniles collected at Puerto Gaitán on Rio Manacacias (R. Meta tributary)
"temensis1.5-2"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild juveniles collected at Puerto Gaitán on Rio Manacacias (R. Meta tributary)
Cichlasomabimaculatum2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Saramacca River, Suriname collected 'black acara' is actually a gold/pastel colored sp. w/ ornate fins; very rare wild import
"dimerus1.5"12.50 ea.F1 juveniles from Uruguay collection of iridescent green/gold 'port-type cichlid' in ltd qty only
"sp. 'Esmeraldas gold'3-4"40.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas, Ecuador collected, absolutely remarkable golden xanthic acara; never imported/seen by me before-sexed prs avail
Crenicichlacf. lugubris 'Venezuela'5-6"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.wild Puerto Inírida, Rio Inírida collected-lg growing, gold/pink pastel colored pike w/ boldly spotted head in ltd qty-fully pellet trained
"marmorata 'Rio Curuá Una'4.5-5"85.00 or 3 @ 75.00 ea.wild Rio Curuá Una collected 'marbled pikes' of lg juv. size; spectacular pike at maturity w/ lg orange flowers-fully pellet trained
"marmorata 'Trombetas'10"300.00 ea.one wild adult female 'pet marm' of extremely rare pink & black geographical variation
Geophagusabalios3-3.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild Colombian earth eater w/ orange & green horizonal stripes & red/green spotted tail
"altifrons 'Rio Uatumã'1.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Rio Uatumã juves; outstanding example of location specific 'altis' - this red & green striped form occurs NE of Manaus
"itapicurensis4-5"85.00 or 4 @ 75.00 ea.wild Rio Sapucaí, Minas Gerais collected gems; brilliantly spangled, cool-hardy sp. w/ brasiliensis-like 'bandit eye stripe'
"neambi3-3.5"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins earth eaters of great size; a rarely imported/offered, highly attractive species
"steindachneri3-4"40.00 pairwild Rio Magdalena adult sexed pairs of classic 'red hump Geos'
"sveni 'Parana'4-5"120.00 or 3 @ 110.00 ea.wild Rio Parana collected stock of super size w/ fin streamers; perhaps the most impressive of all 'Surinamensoid' Geos
"winemilleri6-7"250.00 pairwild Rio Atabapo sexed pair in full blown color w/ streamers on fins - only one pair available
"sp. 'Aporema'1.5-2"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 juves. of very newly collected Brazil gem w/ apricot sides, alternating orange & lime green horizontal stripes
"sp. 'red head Tapajos' cb2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juveniles of attractive, md growing 'red head Tapajos Geos'
"sp. 'red head Tapajos' wild3-4"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos collected individuals of great size & color
Guianacarasphenozona 'red spot Suriname'1-1.25"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 juveniles of highly acclaimed red spotted form collected in Suriname
Gymnogeophagusbalzanii3.5"40.00 ea.cb male of highly impressive 'Argentina hump head' - only one available
"labiatus1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'blue Yerbalito/Rio Yerbalito, Uruguay' juveniles of beautifully colored/spangled cool-hardy earth eater
"tiraparae1"25.00 or 5 @ 22.00 ea.cb Rio Yi stock of very rarely offered, super hump headed, red & lemon yellow beauties w/ blue spangles
Herosefasciatus 'rotkeil'1"10.00 ea.F1 'red head/rotkeil severum' juveniles from brilliantly maroon-headed wild breeders
"efasciatus 'Santarem'3.5"25.00 ea.cb 'red spot turquiose severum' grow outs of great color & size in ltd qty only
"liberifer4-4.5" / 5-6"55.00 ea. / 75.00 ea.wild Rio Negro collected severum w/ red lined body; unique characteristic of breeding mode for severum w/ oral incubation
"notatus1.5-2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F2 juves of briliantly colored gold/green Guyana severums
"severus7-8"185.00 ea.wild Rio Negro adults of the incredible 'red tiger severum' or 'Curare severum'; the epitome of severums w/ (nearly) unreal color
"sp. 'Inirida'7-8"135.00 ea.wild adult Rio Atabapo collected, undescribed severum w/ rainbow of color including intense red spotted face w/ garnet abdomen
Hypselecaratemporalis3-3.5" 25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb adolescent 'Peru chocolates'; richly colored, mild mannered & showy sp. featuring emerald body, plum fins, blood red eyes
""4-4.5"35.00 ea.cb young adults of great size/girth displaying gorgeous adult coloration - ltd qty avail
Kronoheroscf. umbriferus1-1.25"4 lot @ 50.00 groupcb 'Rio Guatape black umbie' juveniles - only 4 individuals available
Laetacaracurviceps1.5-2"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'smiling flag acara'-a rainbow of color wrapped up in a small package; possessing of all nteresting cichlid traits w/o the big mess
"fulvipinnis2-3"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.rarely collected 'dwarf smiling acara' from Rio Inírida w/ purple on face & dorsal fin, orange & blue streaked anal & caudal fins
Mikrogeophagusramirezi1.5"12.50 ea.wild Colombian rams of brilliant blue color in ltd qty only
Mesoherosgephyrus2-2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild juveniles from R. Calima in extreme south of Choco State, Colombia - a rarely imported, brilliant red & blue spangled beauty
""3-4"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.wild md-lg sized juveniles of highly desirable, lg growing & showy species
""5-6" 75.00 ea.wild young adults displaying mature rainbow of color - limited quantity available on these larger individuals
Retroculuslapidifer1.5-2"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 Rio Tocantins gems; entertaining to observe swimming w/ goby-like movements & rainbow of color
Symphysodonaequifasciatus4.5-5"275.00 ea or 5 @ 1000.00 netwild WB Sabby selection line red discus (Mangal, Cuipeua, Monte Rosa, Nhamunda) + Nhamunda cobalt heckel - please ask for pics
Uarufernandezyepezi3-3.5"100.00 or 4 @ 85.00 ea.wild 'panda Uaru' of robust size; rare/seasonal import of what many S. Am. cichlid keepers regard as their 'Holy Grail species'
Amatitlaniakanna2-2.5"15.00 ea.F2 grow outs of most southern occurring convict from SE Costa Rica & Panama; uniquely colored w/ purple hue - ltd qty only
 septemfasciata1-1.25"10.00 ea.cb juveniles of blue eyed, maroon colored Rio San Jose, CR collection in ltd qty
"cf. siquia 'blue Honduran'1.25-1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb 'Honduran redpoint blue convict' juveniles
"cf. siquia 'marbled Honduran'2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'marbled Honduran convicts' This is my 1st distribution of this form; unique pearly sides w/ blue-black marbling
"cf. siquia 'platinum Honduran'1.25-1.5"10.00 ea.cb 'platinum' = leucistic juveniles of Honduran convicts-not to be confused w/ 'pink convict'; these are brilliant pearl w/ pastel hues
"cf. nigrofasciata 'marbled convict'2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'marbled' or 'calico convict' of stocky md size - no two fish are patterned alike
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'4-4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals of TUIC exclusive SF Libre, Lago Managua, NIC import
"sagittae1.5"8.50 ea.cb juves from 2 generations of full creamsickle colored adults; already turning white & orange by 1.5" size
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up on colored creamsickle grow outs of TUIC exclusive Nicaragua import
"trimaculatus1-1.25"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb juveniles from Mo Devlin's pair which has produced leucistic individuals as well
"var. 'Rose Queen'9-10"150.00 ea.one of a kind, immaculate jumbo male of bright 'red coral' color; he will attack glass & even leap from water to attack fingers
Chiapaherosgrammodes1.5"10.00 ea.F1 juveniles from collection at Tuxtla Guttierez, Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX
Cincelichthysbocourti2" / 4.5"18.00 ea. / 50.00 ea.cb juves of large growing, mild mannered/well behaved species of amber-orange color in ltd qty; only one 4-4.5" individual avail
Herichthyscarpintis1.5"15.00 ea.cb juves aka 'electric blue carpintis' due to lg turquoise spots; most like the 'Laguna Escondida' population that I've seen
Herotilapiamultispinosa2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'rainbow cichlid' grow outs w/ beautiful amber & orange colors
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race
Maskaherosregani2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb grow outs of beautifully colored species featuring emerald green body w/ red spotted scales
Mayaherosuropthalmus5-6"35.00 ea.cb 'Maya cichlids' of great size; brick red species w/ blue/black vertical bars & red tail
Neetroplusnematopus 3-3.5"18.00 ea.F1 juveniles of robust & uniquely colored 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua in ltd qty only
""4-5"35.00 ea.F1 adult 'hump-headed' males in ltd qty
Nosferatulabridens1.5" 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Laguna Media Luna 'yellow & black labridens' juveniles
""2-2.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.next size up on grow out juveniles of 'yellow & black labridens'
Oscuraheterospila1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.cb juveniles of multi-colored, mild mannered species which may be safely kept w/ sm-md growing tank mates
Parachromisdovii1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.juveniles from wild R. Tempisque Costa Rica male
"managuensis3.5-4.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.cb young adult 'jaguar cichlids' - boldly patterned w/ black & white reticulations; impressive lg cichlid community species
Paraneetroplusbulleri1.25-1.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Rio Sarabia juves; active, elongated, brightly colored maroon, emerald green & gold beauties
Peteniasplendida4-5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb adolescent 'red bay snook' - grows large but low on aggression scale; this solid orange-red morph is highly attractive
Rociooctofasciata4.5-5" / 5.5-6"25.00 ea./ 35.00 ea./ 60.00 pr.cb adult 'jack dempsey' adults in two sizes or as sexed pairs; gorgeous brilliant blue spangling w/ purplish colored heads
Talamancaherossieboldi2-2.5"15.00 ea.F2 Rio Gariche, PAN. juveniles of robust, red spotted, black 'bandit-masked' species
Trichromissalvini 'Grijalva'1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 8.00 ea.F1 juveniles of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX origin where both sexes are bright yellow and blue; females w/ most red
"salvini4-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb adults of bold yellow, red, & black markings
Viejabifasciata2-2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F1 'red bifas' of Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX collected population
"hartwegi3-3.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Rio Comitan, Chiapas, MX origin for large juveniles
""5-6"28 ea, 4 @ 25 ea, 6 @ 20 eaF1 Rio Comitan adolescents of great size displaying red & blue spotting
""7-8"50.00 ea or 100.00 pr.F1 lg Rio Comitan adults available individually or by the pair; beautiful mature coloration
"maculicauda3.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'black belt cichlids' of great size & color; rich red colored throat & caudal fin are characteristic of mature individuals
"var. synspila4-4.5" 35.00 ea. cb 'red head synspila' of great size & color in ltd qty
"sp. 'Coatzacoalcos'2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F2 R. Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, MX origin juveniles of mostly blue colored beauty w/ red fins
Cyphotilapiafrontosa3-3.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.cb six bar 'Burundi fronts' of great size & pattern
Hemichromisfasciatus3.5-4"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 Lake Volta, Ghana grow outs - the epitome of 'five spot jewels'; a large growing, highly colorful W. African rarity in the trade
"lifalili2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb neon red colored jewels w/ turquoise spots on body & fins; super md cichlid/community species that stays under 4"
Heterotilapiabuttekoferi2.5"+15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'hornet Tilapia' of nice size w/ bold yellow & black vertical bars; grows large & showy
Oreochromissp. niloticus12"50.00 ea.cb cream sickle colored 'Tilapia' of large size & attractive color/pattern - only one available
CHARACINS (TETRA TYPES), CYPRINIDS (BARB, LOACH TYPES) - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Barbodeslateristriga3-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.Thai collected 'spanner 'T' barb' of great size; an attractively striped/banded barb that grows to robust 6-7" size
Barbonymusschwanenfeldi4.5-5"35.00 ea.Thai collected 'red/black finned tinfoil barb'; only limited # to release of jumbo growing Thai tinfoil barbs
Catoprionmento1.5-2"40.00 or 6 @ 35.00 ea.rarely offered 'wimpel piranha' juveniles; bull dog-like profile w/ red anal fin & cheek - may be kept in species shoal
Chromobotiamacracanthus4-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.robust 'clown loaches'; seldom offered in this grow out size, highly enjoyable & gregarious species for md-lg communities
Cirrhinusmicrolepis5-6"28 ea, 3 @ 25 ea, 6 @ 20 ea.seldom imported red-finned Thai mud carp; semi-elongated iridescent body w/ very cool red tail
Dawkinsiafilamentosa3-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.Myanmar-collected 'filament barb'; a super colorful (chartreuse & red w/ black), md growing (5") barb ideal for md community
Distichodussp. Lefini River 'red & black'1.5"25.00 ea.cb juveniles of newly available, highly attractive red & black finned, md growing African 'watermelon Distichodus' in ltd qty
Hampalamacrolepidota6.5-7.5"55.00 ea.rare import of lg growing, robust, colorful, & active cyprinid; coveted sport fish that amounts to a great larger community species
Hemigrammuscoeruleus1.5-2"18.00 or 6 @ 15.00 ea.Rio Negro collected rarity, a brilliantly red colored tetra of robust size
Hopliascurupira 'Suriname'7-8"250.00 ea.Suriname collected 'black wolf fish' of chunky size; an entirely different form than we are used to seeing from Orinoco - only 2 avail
Hoplerythrinusunitaeniatus10"125.00 ea.rarely imported/seen in jumbo size: 'gold wolf fish/shuyo amarillo' imported from Peru - only one individual still available
Hyphessobryconamandae1"10 @ 6.50 ea or 25 @ 6.00 ea.gorgeous 'ember tetra' collected from Rio Araguaia; these dwarf-sized characins are ideal for nano/planted tanks or w/ Apistos
"wadai 1.5-2"25.00 or 5 @ 20.00 ea.aka 'redfin blueberry characin'; very rare collection/import of Alto R. Tocantins gems of extraordinary color
Hypsibarbuswetmorei4-4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild Thai 'lemon fin barb'; a seldom imported & attractive cyprinid that reaches about 10"
Labeodyocheilus3-4"/5-6"/8-10"25.00 / 40.00 / 75.00 ea.Thai 'blue shark'; a rarely collected, lg growing & impressively finned cyprinid- ltd qty on md & only 2 lg size available
Markiananigripinnis4-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.very rarely imported Pantanal, Brazil collection of rubust & unique, ml growing, ventrally red finned tetra
Metynnisfasciatus3.5-4"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.cb 'tiger silver dollar' of super size - great dither w/ md-ml sized cichlids or mixed communities; will not even eat cichlid fry in tank
Misgurnusanguillicaudatus 'albino'6"+35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.true red eyed 'albino dojo/weather loach'; remarkable bright gold body w/ red eyes - super sized, extremely peaceful, cool hardy loach
Moenkhausiasp. 'kogal yellow'1.5-2"28.00 or 6 @ 25.00 ea.rarely imported, bright gold/gold flecked tetra from Comodoro, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Mylesinuspaucisquamatus 2-3"35.00 ea.rarely collected/imported Rio Tocantins 'silver dollar'; tiger-striped as juvenile, grows lg red hook w/ rosy flanks at maturity
Myloplusrubripinnis3.5"25.00 ea.Colombian 'red hook silver dollar' of chunky size; displays metallic red blotches w/ long red anal fin at maturity
Osteobramafeae3.5-4"35.00 ea.deeply keeled/knife-like bodied Thai cyprinid; an extremely rare import in very ltd qty only
Osteochilushasselti6-7"50.00 ea.red-finned Thai hard lipped barb w/ red fins, red spotted flanks on robust body w/ long dorsal fin; these are mellow & very attractive
Neolissochilussoroides4-4.5"35.00 ea.Thai 'Soro brook carp'; a rarely imported 'yellow fin mahseer' that grows to about 18"
Paracheirodonaxelrodi1.25"+12 @ 5.00 ea or 25 @ 4.50 ea.jumbo sized cardinal tetras collected by Barcelos on Rio Negro
Pygocentruspiraya5"175.00 or 2 @ 150.00 ea.R. São Francisco giant growing, brilliantly honey to red colored piranha - only two still available
"ternetzi5"200.00 or 2 @ 170.00 ea.R. São Francisco collected at Tres Marias, Minas Gerais; brilliant gold colored piranha - only two still available
Sahyadriadenisonii2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'red line Torpedo barb'; an absolutely gorgeous Indian cyprinid that glows w/ color and remains <6"
Synoptolaemuslatofasciatus2.5-3"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.remarkable 'red banded cigar fish'; active, md growing w/ bold, wide, alternating red & black vertical bars
ANCIENTS, ODDBALLS, ETC - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Anabastestudineus3-4"25.00 ea.the 'banded climbing perch'-extremely hardy gourami w/ amazing ability to remain out of water for days if kept moist; grows to 10"
Datnioides polota7-8"195.00 or 3 @ 175.00 ea.jumbo sized 'silver dat' or '4 band tiger perch' - rarely imported or offered at this impressive size
"undecimradiatus7-8"250.00 ea.jumbo 'NTT' or 'golden Mekong tiger perch' - another rarely imported size/offer of truly outstanding specimens
Osphronemusexodon5-6"85.00 ea.Thai 'elephant ear gourami'; a very rarely imported red & black scaled giant growing gourami - only one still available
"laticlavis7-8"95.00 ea.giant 'red tail gorami' of Indonesia/Malaysia; a highly attractive show fish for lg communities that can reach 20"-very ltd qty
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum7-8"75.00 ea.great sized 'silver arowana'; a super show fish/center piece for larger aquaria w/ larger tank mates
Polypterussenegalus 'albino'5-6"50.00 ea.cb grow out 'albino bichir' of robust size & girth in ltd qty only
Potamotrygonmarinae5-6" 1800.00 pr.extreme rare import of recently described, Suriname beauties w/ glowing gold flower pattern-1 pr avail (net price/no discount)
""8"900.00 ea.one medium male displaying more mature/bold flower pattern (net price/no discount)
Sinipercachuatsi 'red'3.5-4"150.00 or 2 @ 135.00 ea.individually selected 'red Chinese mandarin/perch' of chunky size & outstanding color/pattern - eating Tilapia fillet exclusively
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES - wild collected unless indicated otherwise    
Ancistrinisp. L0692.5-3"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.L069 rarely collected gold & black uniquely banded gem from Alenquer, R. Amazonas
Baryancistruschrysolomus3.5-4"75.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco' from Rio Xingu; remarkable evergreen body w/ gold trimmed fins
"xanthellus1.5-2"35.00 ea.L177 variation of 'gold nugget pleco' from Rio Iriri; covered in md-lg yellow polka dots w/ yellow trimmed fins-ltd qty only
"sp. L0192-2.5"50.00 ea.L019 rare Xingu collection of profusely lg cream polka dotted pleco -only one available
"sp. LDA0333"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.LDA033/L142 'snowball pleco' collected from Pimental, Rio Tapajos; sports bold contrast of lg white polka dots on solid black body
Chaetostomaformosae2-2.5"12.50 ea.L187B 'blonde bulldog pleco' from Rio Guamal, COL; small growing pleco, excellent algae grazer
Hemiancistrussp. L1282.5" / 3-4"35.00 ea. / 50.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' w/ denim blue body & fins covered by arctic blue spots/spangles
Hemiodontichthysacipenserinus5"50.00 ea.Peruvian 'Pinocchio-nose whiptail'; incredibly unique w/ super elongated knobbed snout- only one available
Hypancistrusmargaritatus1.5"25.00 ea.L404 Rio Branco F1 juveniles of rarely imported chocolate 'Hypan' covered w/ gold jewel spots - very ltd qty only
"sp. L1742-2.5"185.00 or 4 @ 175.00 ea.L174 very rare collection of highly coveted Rio Xingu collected individuals
Leporacanthicuscf. galaxius L0072.5-3"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.L007 'gold spot vampire pleco'; a robust & attractive species from Rio Guama, Brazil
"cf. galaxius L2412.5-3"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.L241 'flat vampire pleco'; a rare import from Orinoco basin w. markedly flattened body & cream colored spots
"heterodon2.5-3"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.Rio Xingu 'gold vampire pleco'; bold black polka dots on gold-tan colored spiny body
"joselimai2.5-3"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.L264 'sultan pleco'-a long snout 'vampire type pleco;' from Rio Tapajos w/ white tipped fins, bold black polka dots on grey body
Panaqoluschangae2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.L226 Peru collected, attractively banded md growing species
Panaquearmbrusteri5-6"150.00 ea.L027 'gold thunder royal' from Rio Araguaia of super size w/ incredibly bold color/pattern
"cochliodon8-10"350.00 ea.Rio Magdalena 'blue eyed Panaque'; truly a prehistoric-looking show pleco w/ blue eyes & jet black body; ltd qty only
"cf. nigrolineatus L3309-11"75.00 or 2 @ 65.00 ea.Rio Meta collected jumbo sized 'watermelon royal plecos'; super spotted xl individuals in ltd qty
Parancistusaurantiacus3-3.5"35.00 ea.Rio Tocantins 'chubby pleco' of robust size
"nudiventris3-3.5"45.00 ea.L031 'peppermint pleco' from Rio Xingu; jet black w/ small white-light blue spots over body & fins; ltd qty
Peckoltiabraueri3-4" / 5-5.5"50.00 ea. / 65.00 ea.L305 'orange fin/psychedelic head' pleco from rare collections in Rio Branco of N. Brazil
"sabaji4.5-5"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
"vittata3-3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.L015 'candy stripe Peckoltia' from R. Xingu; bold vertical black bars on gold body
Pseudancistrusasurini5-6"100.00 or 2 @ 85.00 ea.L067 attractive & robust white spotted pleco from R. Xingu w/ gold trimmed fins; great size in ltd qty only
"barbatus7-8"125.00 or 2 @ 115.00 ea.extremely rare Suriname import of super wide bodied, gold spangled beauty
"sp. L2593.5-4"50.00 ea.L259 - uncommon import of lg cream spotted/wavy spotted pleco- only one available
Pseudohemiodonapithanos7.5-9"125.00 or 2 @ 115.00 ea.Rio Caquetá collected real 'chameleon whiptail' of remarkable size & pattern; ltd qty available
Pseudorinelepissp. L0957-8"225.00 or 2 @ 200.00 ea.very rare import of 'red cheek pinecone pleco' - particularly at this md size; ltd qty only
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'10-12"75.00 ea.cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes-ltd qty available
"scrophus4-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.Peruvian 'rhino pleco' w/ unmistakable large 'horn-like' nostril flaps
"weberi3-4"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
Scobinancistruscf. pariolispos5"100.00 ea.L048 R. Xingu 'gold spotted cloud pleco'; showy, lg growing species w/ gold polka dots over black body & fins in ltd qty only
"sp. L2535"125.00 ea.L253 seldom imported lower R. Xingu 'sunshine-like pleco' w/ large pearl spots/streaks over body & fins - 1 available
"sp. L3685"100.00 ea.L368 'white spotted cloud pleco' from Rio Tapajos; large white/cream polka dots on black body/fins - 1 available
Spectrancistruszuanoni2-2.5"50.00 ea.L020 - rare Xingu collection w/ huge dorsal & large cream polka dots covering robust, black body - just 1 available
Squaliformaemarginata4-4.5" / 5-6"25.00 ea. / 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    
Acanthodorascataphractus2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.Suriname collected 'chocolate raphael cats'; a rare offer of attractively colored/marked, md growing & hardy cats
Anadorascf. regani3-4"50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 ea.Rio Branco collected extreme rarity in trade; md growing Doradidae cats 'thorny cats' w/ ornate marbling
AuchenoglanisoccidentalisXXL 20"350.00 net pricegiant 'pet giraffe nosed cat' of gorgeous rusty red/orange coloration; too large to ship - meet/pick up only please
Bagariussuchus12-13"450.00 ea.amazing 'crocodile goonch'; a very rare import of unreal 'show/display cats' - only two available
Brachyrhamdiameesi2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.gregarious dwarf species of 'imitator Pim cat' that mimics Corydoras in nature; grows to only 3"
Goldiellaeques7-8"50.00 ea.Peru collected 'horse head cat' of great size; an attractively patterned cat well suited for md-lg community - remains <12" - one avail
Hemibagrusfilamentosus7-8"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.rarely imported Thai bagrid cat of tawny/caramel body color; grows to about 18-20"
Leiariusmarmoratus9-10"75.00 ea.Peru 'marbled sailfin cat' - highly attractive/spectacular show cat that can reach 20-24"; excellent in large community-only 2 available
Mystusfasciatus4-5"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.seldom imported Thai bagrid cat w/ wine & white horizontal stripes
"mysticetus5-6"50.00 ea.rarely imported Thai bagrid cat w/ bold indigo & white horizonal stripes- very ltd qty only
Pangasiusconchophilus8-9"125.00 ea.extremely rare import of lg growing Thai 'paroon shark' species w/ distinctive metallic bronze colored body- only 1 available
Pseudomystussiamensis3.5-4"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.Thai 'bumble bee cat' of super size & bold color/pattern
Pseudoplatystomafasciatum9-10"85.00 or 2 @ 75.00 ea.rare import of Suriname collected 'tiger shovelnose cats'; develops individually unique spots/stripes pattern w/ maturity- ltd qty only
Ryacoglanisparanensis4-4.5" / 5-6"75.00 ea. / 100.00 ea.newly described R. Tocantins 'orange Jau' w/ remarkable 'bumble bee' pattern; does not grow >12" - ltd qty avail
Sperataacicularis5-6"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.seldom imported, copper colored, lg growing 'Burmese shovelnose cat' - 100% pellet trained
Synodontisangelicus2" +/-40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.F1 robustly sized juveniles of highly attractive, boldly polka dotted Congo catfish
"nigrita 'gold form'3"35.00 ea.cb 'gold/gold marbled lace cats'; a very attractive & hardy addition to md-lg communities
Tatiamusaica1.5-2"35.00 ea.incredibly patterned 'Ninja wood cats' in ltd qty; a dwarf catfish w/ remarkable resemblance to miniature 'killer whale'
"intermedia2.5-3"15.00 ea.F1 'milky way wood cats'; md growing, very attractive white spots over velvet black body

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.























rh Tap












pictured below: Just some of the remarkably colored and attractively patterned plecos and catfish on hand.


blue eye































pictured below: Some of the many Central American cichlid species immediately available. If applicable, adult photos are shared for reference. Stock sizes are posted on stock page.





















leucistic hrp

marble hrp

marble con


gold bar

gold bar

pictured below: Old World cichlid species plus others posted on stock list are also available.





pictured below: Some of the many seldom seen characins 'mostly tetra types', cyprinids 'carps/barbs/loaches' in stock.






















pictured below: Some of the ancient species, oddballs, etc. currently in stock.






curupira suri

gold wolf


rt gourami

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