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Tangled Up in Cichlids

Specializing in the New World Cichlids from South and Central America plus South American Catfish

Email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com

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 on home page are select photos highlighting just some of the many beautiful and rare species currently available.

TANGLED UP IN CICHLIDS STOCKLIST FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13, 2017 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)
Acaronianassa2.5-3"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Peruvian novelty w/ big mouth, large red eyes, metallic gold body-great addition to community of similar sized species
Aequidenscf. diadema 'Jenero Herrara'1.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Peruvian acara w/ rainbow of color
"pallidus1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 Rio Branco, Brazil juves; super rare in the trade; intricately ornate turq. facial mask
""2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 Rio Branco grow out juveniles of next size beginning to display color
""3-3.5"18.00 ea.F1 Rio Branco adolescents in largest size on hand; colored up nicely w/ blue & green
Acarichthysheckelii3.5-4"35.00 ea.wild Rio Uatuma, Brazil 'thread fin acara' of super size & color w/ fin extensions
Andinoacarapulcher2-2.5"10.00 ea.cb 'blue acara' of chunky size w/ ornate blue spangles over body & fins
"rivulatus 'Rio Esmeraldas'1.5-2"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas, Ecuador collected 'orange trim green terror' juveniles- rare offer of wild stock w/ known provenance
""2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas individuals of chunky size w/ color
"rivulatus 'captive bred'3-3.5"18.00 ea.cb 'green terror' or Ecuador 'gold suam' of chunky, unsexed size
"stalsbergi5", 6"125.00, 140.00large wild adult Rio Pisco, Peru collected 'white trim Peru green terror'; extremely rare import in very ltd qty only
"sp. 'Choco'3-3.5"25.00 ea.F1 progeny of undescribed acara that resembles a a green terror as well as blue acara. A stunning collection from Choco, CO
Astronotuscf. rubrocellatus5-6"225.00 ea.wild Rio Branco, Roraima oscars from remotely collected habitat of highly sought after A. cf. rubrocellatus in ltd qty only
Australoherosscitulus3.5-4.5"25.00 ea.cb 'Uruguay red breasted chanchitos' of great size & color
Biotodomacupido3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.wild Rio Itaya, Peru collected 'not your average earth eaters' w/ beautiful amber sides & electric turquoise facial stripes
Bujurquinarobusta3.5-4"25.00 ea.wild Peruvian mouth brooding acara; rare import w/ blue striped yellow face & pink cheeks-ltd qty only
"vittata 'Pantanal'3-3.5"25.00 ea.rare wild collection from Pantanal wetlands in Mato Grosso do Sul of yellow mouth brooding acara w/ iridescent blue scales
"vittata 'Ribeirão Mutum'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 Ribeirão Mutum, Mato Grosso collected; canary yellow, mild mannered mouth brooding acara
""2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 Ribeirão Mutum, Mato Grosso grow outs of next size up
Caquetaiakraussii 'Inirida'5-6"40.00 or 2 @ 36.00 ea.cb Rio Inirida collection of exceptionally copper & orange colored population; impressive piscivore w/ red eyes
Chaetobranchusflavescens1.5"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.wild Peru juves. of 'combtail basketmouth cichlid'; rare import of unusual & very attractive, mild mannered ancient species
Cichlakelberi 'R. Parana'4.5-5.5"225.00 ea.wild collected kelberi of beefy size & girth available in ltd qty only
""6.5"275.00 ea.wild collected kelberi of next size up - only 1 fish available at this larger size
"piquiti 'R. Parana'5-6"225.00 ea.wild 'azul' of great size - only 3 individuals available
Cichlasomasp. 'Esmeraldas gold'2.5-3"50.00 or 5 @ 45.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas, Ecuador collected, absolutely remarkable golden acara; never imported/seen by me before
Crenicichlacametana5-6"75.00 ea.wild rare import of 'frog eyed Tocantins pikes' in very ltd qty
"cincta1.5-2"25.00 ea.wild Peru collected juveniles of large growing, red & green pike
"cyclostoma2.5-3"50.00 ea.wild rarely imported R. Tocatins 'beaked pikes' in ltd qty
"cf. jegui6-7"225.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins 'warrior pike' w/ bold facial stripes, lg mouth, attractive chestnut & black markings; pellet trained in ltd qty
"macropthalma6-7"200.00 ea.wild male of bizarre, rarely imported big-eyed pikes; another pike aficionado species for sure
"strigata8"100.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins adolescent pikes; mature colors include striking magenta abdomen w/ orange cheeks; pellet trained - in ltd qty
"sp. 'Orinoco dwarf pike'2.5-3.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.wild Rio Orinoco watershed collected regani-like dwarf pike; all males
Geophagusabalios3"20.00 ea.wild juveniles collected from Puerto Carreño - Rio Meta; highly attractive red & green striped, lg growing earth eater
""5-5.5"65.00 ea.large wild adults from above collection
""6-7"80.00 ea.huge wild adults from same collection as above; very impressive, showy individuals
"altifrons3.5-4"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.cb R. Tapajos, Brazil earth eaters; stunning show species as adult w/ orange & green stripes, ornate streamers on fins
"brasiliensis3.5-4"18.00 ea.cb lg growing showy earth eaters; the largest growing & most robust of earth eaters
"cf. brasiliensis 'Bahia'2.5-3"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.wild Rio Itaparica, Bahia collected 'brasiliensis-like Geo' w/ red & blue spangled fins, iridescent blue spangled body
"dicrozoster2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Puerto Carreño - Rio Meta collection of elongated lime green earth eater w/ red & blue fins, black dash on operculum
"sp. 'Caqueta'3.5-4.5"45.00 or 3 @ 40.00 ea.wild undescribed Geo. collected from Puerto Rico on Rio Guayas; vertical bars over red spotted flanks w/ red ventral @ anal fins
""5-6"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.jumbo sized wild Caqueta Geos; unique tiger bar pattern w/ red spots - largest individuals I've ever seen of this species
"pellegrini1.25-1.5"25.00 ea.F1 juveniles of 'red pellegrini' from upper Rio San Juan, Choco, Colombia
"sveni5-6"125.00 ea.wild Rio Parana young adults of this absolutely stunning red & green, showy earth eater
"winemilleri1.5"25.00 ea.F1 Rio Atabapo treasure of an earth eater; super showy, exquisitely colored, rarely bred/offered
Gymnogeophaguscf. gymnogenys 'Quilero'2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb 'Arroyo Yerbalito, Uruguay' collected stock w/ ylw body, red fins, blue spangles
"cf. gymnogenys 'Rio Yi'2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb 'Rio Yi, Uruguay' collected stock w/ ylw body, black cap, red fins
"cf. labiatus 'Tres Puentes'2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb 'Tres Puentes-Rio Olimar, Uruguay' collected stock of big blue & gold gems
"cf. rhabdotus 'blue Neon'1.5"12.50 ea.cb 'blue neon rhabdotus' - bright blue streaked Uruguay gems
Herosefasciatus 'Rotkeil'2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb Peru 'red shoulder/rotkeil severum' juveniles; a stunning & relatively peaceful addition to md-lg community tanks
"efasciatus 'Santarem'5-6"75.00 ea.wild lg adult Santarem collected 'red spotted turquoise severum' in ltd qty only
Hoplarchuspsittacus1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida, Colombia babies; a rare offer of tank bred juveniles
""2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida real 'parrot cichlids' of next chunky size up
""5-5.5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.wild Inirida, Colombia lg juveniles/adolescents in seldom offered md size
Hypselecaratemporalis2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb Peru 'chocolate cichlids' - adults display attractive burgundy red/purple w/ green
Ivanacaraadoketa2-2.5"125.00 prwild Sao Gabriel, Manaus collected, hugely impressive 'jumbo zebra dwarf acara'
Laetacaradorsigera1.5"12.50 ea.wild Mato Grosso, Pantanal 'smiling dwarf acara'; a colorful and cool hardy species seldom offered from wild collections
Mesoherosfestae 'Rio Esmeraldas'1.5-2"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas, Ecuador collected juvenile festae
""2.5-3"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas individuals of next size up
Mesonautamirificus1.5-2"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Peru 'festivum'; seldom imported attractive species w/ gold face & abdomen
Nannacara taenia1-1.25"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.wild Rio Tapajos 'pin striped dwarf cichlids'; a boldly marked and charming diminutive species
Retroculusxinguensis1.5-2"75.00 ea.wild juveniles in very ltd qty
""2.5-3"100.00 ea.wild juveniles of next size up in very ltd qty only
""3.5-4"125.00 ea.wild adolescents also available in ltd qty only
Satanopercajurupari 'Colombia'4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.lg wild adults from Colombia; a robust eartheater of chartreuse color
"lilith4-5"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos rarely imported gems; very largest growing Satano. species (to 12")-very ltd qty
Tahuantinsuyoacf. chipi2.5-3"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.wild Rio Palcazu (trib. of R. Pachitea) collected 'Inca stone rolling acara'; origin of collection would indicate these to be T. chipi
Uaruamphiacanthoides3.5-4"75.00 ea.wild Rio Negro Uaru; a rarely offered import of known collection point/origin for awesome 'triangle cichlids'
Amatitlanianigrofasciata1.5-2.5"25.00 pr.cb German bred Rio Motagua, Guatemala boldy barred black & white convicts in very limited quantity
 sajica1.5"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb juveniles of much coveted red/blue/gold Costa Rican sm-md growing gems
"septemfasciata1.5"15.00 ea.F2 Rio San Jose, CR juveniles of rarely offered, sm-md growing, blue-eyed maroon colored gem
"siquia 'Rio Tempisque'2-3"+25.00 pr / 3-3.5"male @ 15 ea.F2 blue/orange sided western Costa Rica convict adult pairs or lg males w/ fin extensions & great color
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals from SF Libre, Lago Managua, NIC
""2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' of next size up
""3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' of chunky grow out size (unsexed)
""4-5"35.00 ea.F1 'gold bar midas' adolescent/young adult males
"istlanus1.25-1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb 'red istlanus' from Rio Amacuzac, MX collection
"lyonsi1.5"12.50 ea.cb juveniles of critically endangered in wild species (I have failed to find any in CR & PAN rivers they used to occupy)
"sagittae5-6"30.00 ea.F2 young adults of ylw-blue-white-orange from the cream sickle colored jumbo pair of exclusive TUIC Lago Xiloa, NIC import
"trimaculatus1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb juveniles of vividly colored mustard yellow body and rose red breasted trimacs
"trimaculatus 'Rio Naranjo'2-2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F2 stocky juves of R. Naranjo, Guatemala collected 'trimacs'; bold colored moss green w/ garnet red abdomen & throat
""3-3.5"25.00 ea.F2 R. Naranjo adolescent males available in limited quantity
Archocentruscentrarchus4"25.00 ea.F1 Siquirres, CR young adult 'flier cichlids' beginning to display mature coloration of gold body & fins w/ sky blue sides
""4.5-6"60.00 prF1 Siquirres, CR adult 'flier cichlids' in full color by the sexed pair
Cincelichthyspearsei5-5.5"45.00 ea.cb individuals of huge growing but very well behaved MX/GUAT herbivorous species that can successfully be kept w/ smaller species
Criboheroscf. robertsoni1.25-1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F1 Rio Jutiapa, HON 'red cheek robertsoni' juveniles; ornate blue spangles w/ red patch on operculum
Herichthyscarpintis1.5-2"12.50 ea.cb juveniles of large spangled, highly colorful stock in ltd qty only
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2-2.5"10.00 ea.cb 'macaw cichlid' juveniles of multicolored Costa Rican race
""3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.next size up on cb 'macaw cichlid' grow outs
Maskoherosargentea2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.cb juves of highly showy MX/GUAT species featuring pearl-violet sides covered w/ black freckles
""3-3.5"25.00 ea.great sized, chunky cb grow outs of super centerpiece species for larger communities
"regani2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juves of another highly showy MX species featuring emerald green body covered in red freckles
"regani 'R. Sarabia'7-7.5"125.00 ea.F1 adults of super size & color - a very rare offer of vividly colored, privately grown out individuals in ltd qty only
Neetroplusnematopus 1.5"7.50 ea.F1 juveniles of robust & uniquely 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.F1 juveniles of next size up on chunky grow outs
""3-3.5"25.00 ea.F1 adolescent males in very limited quantity
Parachromisfriedrichsthalii1.25-1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb Rio Danto, HON 'yellow head freddy' juveniles; a lively & bold colored guapote - generally less aggressive than motag & dovii
"loisellei1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb of Panamanian origin; the southernmost populations of this guapote sport rich honey colored body w/ amber fins
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up of Panamanian 'guapote amarillo'
"managuensis4-4.5"40.00 pr.cb Nicaraguan 'black & white jaguar cichlid' pair - one pr available
""7-8"85.00 pr.cb Nicaraguan 'black & white jaguar cichlid' adult pairs in ltd qty
""8-8.5"50.00 ea.cb Nicaraguan 'black & white jaguar cichlid' adult males in ltd qty
Peteniasplendida5-5.5"30.00 or 3 @ 27.00 ea.cb 'red bay snook'; red/orange above blending to honey color in abdomen; an awesome less-aggressive MX species for lg communites
Rociooctofasciata 'Chiapas'3-4"50.00 trioone trio (2 fem + 1 male) of German cb 'Chiapas, MX dempsey' w/ lg iridescent blue spangles and mulberry purple colored belly
"octofasciata 4.5-5.5"25.00 ea.cb 'jack dempsey' young adults w/ beautiful blue splangles; pairs available upon request
"octofasciata 'electric blue'1.5"22.00 or 4 @ 18.00 ea.cb 'electric blue jack dempsey' juveniles
Talamancaherossieboldi1.25-1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F2 juveniles from Rio Gariche, PAN population; active, md growning species w/ bold B&W pattern & red spots on flanks
Thorichthysaffinis1-1.5"15.00 ea.F1 Lago Peten, Guatemala' juveniles of orange throated rarity in trade in very ltd qty
"maculipinnis1-1.25"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 Dos Caños, MX blue spangled, orange sides beauties
"pasiones1.25-1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F2 juveniles of Perdida, Lago de Atitlan, GUAT; largest growing Thorichthys sp. w/ bright yellow sides & tall dorsal
Trichromissalvini 'Candelaria'1.25-1.5"10.00 ea.F2 Rio Candelaria, MX juveniles - a beautifully colored race in which both sexes display red colored sides
"salvini 'Grijalva'1.5"10.00 ea.F1 Rio Grijalva, MX juves of population known for brilliant red side (female) w/ bright blue in dorsal of males & females
Vieja bifasciata1.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.F1 Rio Grijalva, MX juveniles of super red population from southern MX
"breidohri2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juves of beautifully colored MX species w/ sapphire blue above & pastel pink below
"cf. fenestrata 'pink'5-6"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb Lago Catemaco, MX 'pink/pink marbled fenestratus' adolescents; uniquely patterned/very attractively colored
"maculicauda5-6"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.cb 'black belt cichlid' adolescents; highly attractive, lg growing & widespread species w/ red cheek/chest & tail
"melanura 1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb juves. of colorful orange/gold/blue 'Laguna Yaxha, Guatemala' race
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up on cb grow outs displaying some color
""4-4.5"25.00 ea.cb adolescents w/ nearly full mature rainbow of colors
Etroplussuratensis2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 juveniles of large growing, highly ornate 'green chromide': a spectacular jewel spotted, less aggressive rarity
Hemichromissp. Bangui3-3.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb glowing red jewel cichlids w/ neon turquoise spots; males grow to only 5", females to 3.5"
NON-CICHLID-ODDBALLS/CHARACINS, ETC. (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Abramiteshypselonotus3-4"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.uniquely red finned Rio Tocantins 'marbled headstander' of great size, color, & pattern
Chromobotiamacracanthus4-4.5"50.00 ea.large sized clown loaches of great girth available in ltd qty only; 2 aberrant/very oddly patterned individuals avail @ 90 ea
Brachychalcinusretrospina2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.rare import of ml growing 'discus tetra' from Bahia state, southern Brazil
Catlocarpiosiamensis4-4.5"28.00 or 3 @ 25.00 ea.giant Siamese carp' (the world's largest growing cyprinid) - juveniles bred from aquaculture facility in Thailand
Chalceusmacrolepidotus4-4.5"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.pink tail chalceus of large, robust size; very sharp addition to upper level of md-lg communities
Curimatavittata5"75.00 ea.very rarely collected, ornately banded Curimata; awesome 10" growing show characin - only two available
Datnioidesundecimradiatus3.5-4"100.00 ea.Mekong or Siamese tiger fish/thin bar dat of great size imported in very ltd quantity
Enneacanthusgloriosus1.5-2.5"25.00 ea.native N. Am. 'dwarf blue spotted sunfish' reaches 4" max size; cool hardy species, gorgeous dark body covered w/ turquoise spots
Gymnotustigre5-6"75.00 ea.one only juvenile Peruvian 'flash tiger knife-macana tigre'; boldly banded, unusual & interesting knife fish
Hoplerythrinusunitaeniatus8-9"150.00 ea.rarely imported/seen in jumbo size: 'gold wolf fish/shuyo amarillo' imported from Peru in ltd qty
Labeocyclorhynchus4-4.5"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.attractively colored/patterned 'harlequin or variegated Congo shark' of great size in very ltd qty only
Lepomisminiatus1-1.25"15.00 ea.native N. Am. 'red spotted sunfish'; a md growing (5-6") attractively colored & cool hardy addition to md communities
Leporinussteyermarki4-5"25.00 ea.rarely imported Colombian Leporinus w/ attractive blk spots & wavy bars on gold body
Markiananigripinnis4-4.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.very rarely imported Pantanal, Brazil collection of rubust & unique, ml growing, ventrally red finned tetra
Melanotaeinaparkinsoni2-2.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.lg growing (to 6") rainbowfish - a personal favorite featuring gorgeous contrast of blue & orange color at maturity
Metynnisfasciatus2.5-3"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.cb md growing 'tiger silver dollar'; super sharp in groups to see multiple vertical bars
Moenkhausiaagnesae2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.ml growing (to 5") colorful & seldom imported maroon striped blue Peru tetra; great for md growing communities
Mylossomaduriventre4-4.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.Peruvian 'palometa'; a seldom imported silver $ w/ impressive 'deep keel' & attractive red anal fin
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum10-12"85.00 ea.silver arowana of hardy, chunky size; fully pellet trained - ltd qty only
Salminusbrasiliensis4-4.5"65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.aquaculture bred in Brazil 'Pantanal golden dorado' of juvenile size
Serrasalmusrhombeus 'Araguaia'7-7.5"275.00 ea.brilliantly spangled R. Araguaia rhom w/ black barred blood red eyes - only one available
"rhombeus 'Peru black'16-17"1500.00 ea.immensely scary, huge headed Peruvian black rhom- not for the faint of heart - only 1 avail
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Acanthicushystrix6-7"125.00 ea.L155 'lyre tail pleco' of R. Branco, Roraima, Brazil; xl growing, super thorny jet black, prehistoric-looking showy plecos
""8-9"150.00 ea.L155 'lyre tail pleco' of R. Branco, Roraima, Brazil; next size up 'you can't touch this' super impressive individual
Ancistrinisp. L0692-2.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.L069 rarely collected gold & black uniquely banded gem from Alenquer, R. Amazonas
Baryancistruschrysolomus2.5-3"50.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco'; a truly green-bodied pleco w/ ornate yellow trimmed fins
""3.5-4"65.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco' of larger size; beautiful R. Xingu pleco that's not difficult to keep
"xanthellus L0183.5-4"40.00 ea.L018 R. Xingu 'gold nugget pleco' of great size w/ md sized gold spots
"xanthellus L1773-3.5"50.00 ea.L177 R. Iriri 'gold seam gold nugget pleco' available in very ltd qty only
"sp. LDA0333.5-4"50.00 ea.LDA033/L142 R. Tapajos 'snowball pleco' w/ large white polka dots on jet black body & fins-ltd qty only
Hemiancistrusguahiborum3-3.5"15.00 ea.L106 'spotted orange seam pleco'; hardy, colorful, md growing pleco
"sp. 'blue phantom'5-6"55.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' of seldom offered, remarkably large size
Hypancistruscf. sp. L4014-4.5"75.00 ea.L401 Alenquer, Para, Brazil collected gems of huge size w/ individually intricate, bold vertical wavy bars- only one still avail
"margaritatus2.5-3"50.00 ea.L404 very rarely imported spotted Hypan. from Rio Branco, Roraima in ltd qty only
Hypostomusfaveolus5-6"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.L037 'honeycomb pleco' of T. Tocantins in super size w/ intricate honeycomb pattern over head and dorsal area
"soniae3-3.5"35.00 ea.L137 'red finned blue eye pleco' from R. Tapajos
Lamontichthysfilamentosus4.5-6"85.00 pr.Peruvian 'kite whiptail'; super long filaments on pectoral, dorsal, and caudal fin- only 1 pair available
Leporacanthicusgalaxius4-5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.L029 'galaxy vampire pleco' from R. Tocantins; bold gold spots on black body w/ long nose
"heterodon3-4"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L172'a-b' R. Xingu 'gold vampire pleco'; a very sharp looking (and feeling) md growing pleco
"triactis4"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L091 'three beacon pleco'; beautiful red/orange & blk banded adipose, dorsal & caudal spines
Panaquearmbrusteri 'Tocantins'5-6"100.00 ea.L027 'platinum royal'; boldly contrasting cream & black lined race; only one available
"cochliodon12"450.00 ea.Colombian R. Magdalena 'blue eyed pleco' of super size & great condition- only one show individual available
Panaqolusalbivermis2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.L204 'flash zebra pleco'; bold gold & black banded Peru species
"claustellifer 3-3.5"85.00 ea.L306 Rio Tacatu, Roraima collection of seriously rarely imported red & black banded beauties
"changae2.5-3"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.L226 Peru collected, attractively banded md growing species
Parancistrusaurantiacus5"50.00 ea.lg sized Brazil 'chubby pleco' - only one available
Peckoltiabraueri3.5-4"50.00 ea.L305 robust & highly attractive md growing pleco from R. Branco, Roraima w/ psychedelic head markings
"lineola4-4.5"35.00 ea.L202 bold, attractive wide, wavy black bars over a light colored body, hardy & md growing
Pseudacanthicusleopardus6-7"250.00 or 2 @ 235.00 ea.L600 'Rio Branco, Roraima' the real deal! Extremely rare import of large growing (to 16"!) 'leopard red fin cactus pleco'
"pirarara5-5.5"200.00 ea.L025 Rio Xingu 'scarlet cactus pleco' of robust size in ltd qty only
"pitanga5-6"150.00 ea.L024 Rio Tocantins 'red fin cactus pleco' of robust size in ltd qty only
"sp. L0976-7"125.00 ea.L097 'polka dot cactus pleco' from Rio Curua-Una, Para, Brazil; a truly thorny & very attractive Pseudacanthicus
Pseudancistrussp. L2592.5-3"35.00 ea.L259 - uncommon import of lg cream spotted/wavy spotted pleco
""3.5-4"50.00 ea.L259 of next size from Rio Tapajos collection for a highly attractive, md growing pleco
Pseudorinelepisgenibarbis4"35.00 ea.Peru 'pinecone pleco'; unique leather-like skin, body covered by armor-like plates in very ltd qty
"sp. L095 4-5"150.00 ea.L095 fabulous 'orange cheek pinecone plecos' of rarely seen md size collected from Rio Branco, Roraima, Brazil
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'7-8"55.00 ea.cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes
""12"75.00 ea.cb jumbo 'albino sailfin pleco' individual of large size; very clean & impressive
Scobliancistrusaureatus3-3.5"125.00 ea.L014 Rio Xingu 'sunshine pleco' of md size in very ltd qty only
""4-4.5"150.00 ea.L014 Rio Xingu 'sunshine pleco' of next size up in very ltd qty only
 sp. L2534.5"125.00 ea.L253 seldom imported lower R. Xingu 'sunshine-like pleco' w/ large pearl spots over body & fins - very ltd qty only
 sp. L3683.5-4"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.L368 'white spotted cloud pleco'; lg bold white spots cover black body & fins; incredibly showy Tapajos pleco
Sturisomaaureum 'albino'3-4"50.00 ea.cb true 'albino farlowella/whiptail cat'; remarkable pink/white whiptail w/ red eyes-ltd qty only
CATFISH SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Aguarunichthystorosus2.5-3"85.00 ea.Peru 'bolt cats'; highly desirable, ml growing (to 15"), ornately spotted Pim in very ltd qty only
Ameiurusplatycephalus2-2.5"25.00 ea.native N. Am. 'flat bullhead cats'; a very rarely offered species from restricted range in SE US. Remains < 12", very ltd qty only
Astroblepusmancoi1.5-2"50.00 ea.extremely rare import of remarkably ornate 'bumble bee stargazing cats' from Peru
"taczanowskii1.5-2"50.00 ea.extremely rare import of solid red-orange colored 'coral stargazing cats' from Peru
Batroglanistransmontanus?2.5-3"25.00 ea.amber & black jelly bumble cats from Colombia; highly attractive pattern on rarely imported cats, only 2 available
Brachyrhamdiameesi2.5-3"15.00 ea.attractively marked dwarf Peruvian Pimeloid cat that imitates Corydoras species-very ltd qty
Callophysusmacropterus6"85.00 ea.Peru 'vulture cats' of md size; a very attractive cat that looks like giant growing species-yet grows to about 17" max-ltd qty only
Claroteslaticeps12"150.00 ea.rarely offered, lg growing African 'big head cats' w/ attractive white trimmed charcoal tail; very ltd qty avail
Corydorascf. araguaiaensis2-2.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.rare import of Rio Araguaia Cory, super size w/ big, bold spot pattern - very ltd qty avail
"loxozonus2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.impressively lg sized Rio Guaviare adults of strikingly attractive, seldom offered Cory
Goldiellaeques6-7"50.00 ea.Peru collected 'horse head cat' of great size; an attractively patterned cat well suited for md-lg community - remains <12"
Hassarorestis5-6"65.00 ea.peaceful Peru 'mouse cat' of nearly full grown size; long nosed w/ gold nape & black spot on dorsal
Hemibagrusnemurus 'albino'5-6"35.00 ea.cb albino form of 'Asia red tail cat'; stand out ivory body w/ red eyes & yellow fins - very showy in lg species tank
Leiariusmarmoratus2-2.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.Peru 'marbled sailfin cat' juveniles; adorable at this size; can grow to spectacular show cat of 20-24"
Liosomodorasoncinus5-6"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.jumbo 'jaguar cats' of rarely imported size w/ gorgeous orange & amber w/ intricate black markings
Megalodorasuranoscopus3.5-4"35.00 ea.attractively colored/patterned, giant growing 'prehistoric irwini cats' of juvenile size
""5"50.00 ea.next size up on 'prehistoric irwini cats' of greater girth in ltd qty
Mystusleucophasis3-3.5"25.00 ea.highly unusual 'Burmese upside down cats'; uniquely evolved inverted swimming, gold spangled cats from Myanmar that grow 12"
"wolffii4-5"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.seldom imported 'Thai moon cat' of bright platinum blue/grey color available in ltd qty
Notorusinsignius1.5-2"25.00 ea.native N. Am. 'margined madtom cats'; a very rarely offered species which remains < 6" - only very ltd qty available
Oxydorasniger10"75.00 ea.larger sized 'purple prehistoric cats'; a gentle giant w/ impressive scutes/spikes on flanks
Pimelodusalbofasciatus7-8"35.00 ea.'four lined Pim cats'; active species that mixes well in md-lg community tanks
"ornatus4-4.5"60.00 ea.Peru 'ornate Pim cats'; md growning (to 12") cat w/ very attractive broad blue/black & white stripes; only 2 at this size
""5-6"75.00 ea.next size up of 'ornate Pim cats' in ltd qty only
Pinirampuspirinampu2-3"35.00 ea.Peru 'blue jumper cat' juveniles; active, strong swimming, showy & lg growing Pim in easily shipped juvenile size
Pterodorasgranulosus10-11"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.jumbo growing 'prehistoric cats' - awesome show cats; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
Scleromystaxbarbatus2-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.Mage, Rio de Janeiro collected jumbo growing 'Cory'; truly the epitome of Corydoras-like cats
Synodontisangellicus3-3.5"75.00 ea.Congo collected beauties; jet black covered w/ white polka dots - only one available
"decorus3.5-4"25.00 ea.cb African cats w/ attractive lg black spots - very ltd qty
"eupterus6"35.00 ea.cb super sized, ornate African catfish with huge, feathered dorsal fin-great in md-lg communities- only one available
"nigrita 'xanthic/gold'5-5.5"50.00 ea.cb xanthic/cream colored body w/ honey gold cap; a very attractively colored/patterned sport of 'African lace cat'
Tatiaintermedia2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 'milky way wood cats'; md growing, very attractive white spots over velvet black body
















blue eye



blue phantom












alb redtail














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













green terror





pictured above: Just some of the many species of earth eaters, acaras, and S. Am. dwarf cichlids available.






Branco oscar







pictured above: Some of the many seldom offered S. Am. cichlid species available.




black belt














gold bar

gold bar






green chromide

pictured above: The above Central American cichlid species (and a few Old World species) plus many, many more are all immediately available. Adult photos are shared for reference. Stock sizes are posted on stock page.




gold wolf

gold wolf

siam carp




pink tail






pictured above: Some of the many seldom seen characins 'tetras', cyprinids 'carps/barbs', and other odd balls on hand.

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