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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 SEPTEMBER 26th, 2016 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)
Acarichthysheckelii 'Jutai'4.5-5"65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.wild Rio Jutai, Brazil 'red finned thread fin'; seldom imported lg size from R. Solimoes tributary in remote NW Amazonas state
"heckelii 'Uatuma'3-3.5"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Uatuma, Brazil collected 'thread fin acara'; super showy species sporting multiple fin filament extensions
Aequidenscf. diadema5-5.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.gorgeous wild adult Rio Itaya, Peru 'Jenaro Herrera acaras', this species displays a 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
"tetramerus 'Peru'4-5"18.00 ea.wild Peru 'red-cheek saddled acara', ml growing, robust and hardy species
Andinoacarapulcher2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb super blue spangled Trinidad 'blue acara'; a long time favorite for very good reason
"sp. 'Buenaventura'2-2.5"25.00 ea.never imported, wild undescribed blue spangled species from way south in Valle del Cauca, Colombia; very ltd qty only
"sp. 'Choco'2-2.5"15.00 ea.1st time offer of F1 juves of unique green terror/blue acara-like undesdcribed Andean acara
Astronotusocellatus 'Manacapuru'2.5-3"35.00 ea.red/gold & black banded juvenile wild oscars from Manacapuru on Rio Solimoes (Brazil tributary of Rio Negro)
"ocellatus 'Araguaia'3-3.5"45.00 ea.gold/black banded wild oscars w/ black dorsal ornamentation from Rio Araguaia, Brazil
"ocellatus 'Marajo Island'4-4.5"35.00 ea.wild Marajo Island, Para, Brazil oscars that display of red & gold body w/ black irregular/wavy vertical markings
Australoherosscitulus3-4"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb rose breasted 'chanchito' from Paso de Pache, Rio Santa Lucia, Uruguay population
Biotecusopercularis1-1.25"35.00 ea.wild Rio Negro irridescent green dwarf cichlids
Biotodomacupido3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Itaya, Peru 'cupido cichlids' w/ gorgeous honey colored dorsal & flanks
Bujurquinarobusta3-4"25.00 ea.wild Peruvian mouth brooding acara; rare import w/ blue striped yellow face & pink cheeks
"vittata 'Ribeirão Mutum'1.25-1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 Ribeirão Mutum, Mato Grosso collected; canary yellow, mild mannered mouth brooding acara in very ltd qty
"vittata 'Pantanal'2.5-3"20.00 ea.rare wild collection from Pantanal wetlands in Mato Grosso do Sul of yellow mouth brooding acara w/ iridescent blue scales
"sp. 'Rio Caete'3.5-4"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.wild undescribed mouthbrooding acara from Para, Brazil; turq. spotted gold face, lg. black blotch on operculum
Caquetaiakraussii 'Rio Inirida'5-5.5"35.00 or 2 @ 32.00 ea.F1 Rio Inirida adolescents; exceptionally copper colored population of gorgeous piscivore
""6-7"50.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida young adult males glowing copper/orange color
"kraussii 'Rio San Juan'7"50.00 ea.wild Upper Rio San Juan, Choco, Colombia adult female of emerald green color available
Cichlakelberi 2-2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 Rio Doce kelberi bred by international customer of mine and reimported for US market
"intermedia3-3.5"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.Rio Casiquiare juves of pond bred & pellet trained bass from Colombia; a spectacular md growing peacock bass
""4-4.5"65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.next size up on chunky grow outs of R. Casiquiare pond bred & pellet trained intermedia
"orinocensis1.5-2"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.F1 Rio Cusiana juves bred by international customer of mine and reimported for US market
"temensis1.5-2"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.F1 Rio Miriri Parana juves bred by international customer of mine and reimported for US market
Cichlasomaamazonarum3.5-4.5"15.00 ea.wild Peru 'port-like cichlids', iridescent dark-edged scales, ornately decorated fins
"cf. dimerus2.5-3"15.00 ea.rare wild collection from Pantanal wetlands in Mato Grosso do Sul of truly irridescent gold/green acara
Crenicichlacametana4.5-6"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins collected, rarely imported olive green & eggplant purple colored pike; also fully pellet trained
"cincta7-8"150.00 ea.wild Peruvian green/red pikes w/ black vertical bands; a large growing & very impressive pike in ltd qty-eating pellets
"cyclostoma2.5-3"50.00 ea.rarely imported wild R. Tocantins 'round mouth pike'; md growing species w/ curious demeanor & beak-like mouth in ltd qty
""4.5"75.00 ea.one wild individual of chunky size imported; truly a pike cichlid aficionado species
"cf. jegui5-5.5"225.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins 'warrior pike' w/ bold facial stripes, lg mouth, attractive chestnut & black markings; very ltd qty
"johanna var. 'manchada'9-10"225.00 ea.very rare specimen of wild 'manchada' (translates 'stained') pike from Peru - just one awesome adult female imported at this time
"lugubris 'Tapajos red'7-8"175.00 or 2 @ 165.00 ea.seldom collected - this is the most red population-wild from R. Arapuins; truly a solid red, large growing pike-eating pellets
"macropthalma6-7"450.00 prwild vent-sexed male/female pair of bizarre, rarely imported big-eyed pikes; another pike aficionado species for sure
"strigata6-7"100.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins adolescent pikes; mature colors include striking magenta abdomen w/ gold cheeks
Geophagusaltifrons 'Tapajos'4.5-5"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos sub adults of spectacular blue/orange lined, red/blue finned head-turner
"altifrons 'Tocantins'3-3.5"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins race; predominantly a blue/orange lined, gold-faced, highly showy earth eater
"altifrons 'Uatuma'3.5-4"45.00 or 3 @ 40.00 ea.wild Rio Uatuma (southern flowing Amazon tributary) race of showy & colorful earth eater
"cf. brasiliensis2.5-3"15.00 ea.F1 Laguna del Molly, Uruguay-jumbo growing, brilliantly turq. spangled race from Uruguay collection
"sveni4-5"100.00 or 2 @ 90.00 ea.wild Rio Parana young adults; arguably the most colorful/impressive earth eater w/ longest streamers
"sp. 'red head Tapajos'1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 juveniles of md growing, colorful earth eaters
Guinanacaradacryra3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Cumina (trib. of R. Trombetas), Para, Brazil collected; iridescent lime green/gold/blue scales-very sharp
Gymnogeophagusgymnogenys 'Maldonado'2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb gold & maroon colored 'gymnos' of Arroyo Maldonado population from extreme southern Uruguay
Herosefasciatus 'Rio Arapuins'2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 (aka Rio Tapajos) juveniles of brilliantly colored red & blue severums
"efasciatus 'Santarem'5-6"125.00 pr.wild adult pairs of Rio Tapajos severums collected at Santarem; red ornamentation of cheek of males & blue faced females
"efasciatus 'rotkeil'5-6"65.00 ea.jumbo wild adults of Peruvian 'rotkeil' or 'red head severum'; super impressive size & color-extra males available
"notatus2.5-3"20.00 ea.F1 Guyana severums of chunky size & beginning to display color; adults showy lime green w/ red/orange ventral
Hoplarchuspsittacus1-1.25"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida, Colombia babies; a rare offer of tank bred juveniles
""4.5-5.5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.wild Inirida, Colombia lg juveniles/adolescents in seldom offered md size
""6-6.5"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.wild adolescent/young adults displaying mature emerald & turquoise color on body w/ red abdomen
Hypselecaratemporalis3-4"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild Peruvian plum & chartreuse adolescent 'chocolate cichlids' displaying color
Kronoheroscf. umbriferus 'Rio Guatape'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F2 'Andean umbie' juveniles of deep blue colors; scales teal blue w/ garnet red edge, turning indigo blue ventrally
""2"+15.00 ea.F2 'Andean umbie' of next size up in ltd qty only
Laetacaraaraguaiae1.25"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Rio Araguaia dwarf smiling acaras; a rainbow of color in a small package
"dorsigera1.25-1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.wild Ribeirao Mutum, Mato Grosso collected violet breasted dwarf smiling acara
"fulvipinnis2-3"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Rio Inirida, Colombia aka 'orangeflossen'-rarely imported orange-finned, plum-faced beauties
Retroculuslapidifer2-2.5"35.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins goby-like 'hopping earth eaters'; a seriously amusing species to keep avail. in ltd qty
Satanopercadaemon5"40.00 ea.lg sized, well-conditioned wild Rio Inirida daemon; highly spangled w/ red ventrals
"acuticeps4-4.5"50.00 ea.lg wild Rio Tapajos impressive '4 spot Satanos' w/ high dorsal
"jurupari 'Colombia'4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.lg wild adults from Colombia; a robust eartheater of chartreuse color
"leucosticta1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 juves of white spangled Guyana earth eaters
"lilith4-5"65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos rarely imported gems; very largest growing Satano. species (to 12")
Uaruamphiacanthoides 'Branco'3-3.5"75.00 ea.very rare collection of wild Rio Branco (northern tributary of Brazilian R. Negro) md sized Uaru in ltd qty
"amphiacanthoides 'Tapajos'2-2.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.seldom imported wild juveniles from R. Tapajos collection; mature color of moss green back, amber sides, blood red eyes
Amatitlanianigrofasciata1.5"7.50 ea.cb German origin Rio Motagua, Honduras 'zebra convict cichlids'
"nigrofasciata 'marble convict'2-2.5"10.00 ea.cb dark 'calico' or 'marbled convicts' of nice chunky size
"sajica1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb sky blue sided, red finned Costa Rican beauties
"siquia 'Rio Animas'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 red finned, blue/gold barred northern Costa Rica convict
""2-3"+25.00 pr / 3-3.5"male @ 15 ea.F1 adult pairs or lg males of darker base-colored colored CR convict
"siquia 'Rio Tempisque'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F2 blue/orange sided western Costa Rica convicts
""2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 colorful R. Tempisque convicts of chunky size w/ color
""2-3"+25.00 pr / 3-3.5"male @ 15 ea.F1 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
""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
""4-4.5"20.00 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' of largest size I've grown out to date; very beefy adolescents
"istlanus1.25-1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F2 Rio Amacuzac 'red istlanum' juveniles; highly colorful, mature at small size, competes well w/ larger fish
"lyonsi1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb juves of red fin, orange & black barred beauties; presumably extinct in the wild - oringally from SW Costa Rica/NW Panama
"sagittae4-4.5"22.00 or 4 @ 18.00 ea.F2 grow out adolescents from the cream sickle colored jumbo pair of exclusive TUIC Lago Xiloa import
""5-5.5"30.00 ea.largest sized F2 young adults of various color from white-yellow-orange-mixed
"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'1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F2 stocky juves of R. Naranjo, Guatemala collected 'trimacs'; bold colored moss green w/ garnet red abdomen & throat
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.F2 R. Naranjo chunky grow outs of next size up in ltd qty
Archocentruscentrarchus4-4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.F1 Siquirres, CR young adult 'flier cichlids' beginning to display mature coloration of gold body & fins w/ sky blue sides
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 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"18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb juves of highly showy species featuring pearl-violet sides covered w/ black freckles
"regani2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juves of another highly showy species featuring emerald green body covered in red freckles
Nandopsistetracanthus1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'Cuban cichlid' juveniles w/ attractive black/white mosaic pattern
Neetroplusnematopus 1.25-1.5"7.50 ea.F1 juveniles of robust & uniquely 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Parachromisdovii3.5"25.00 ea.cb adolescent Nicaraguan 'turquoise wolf' in chunky size
"loisellei1"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
Rociooctofasciata 'Chiapas'2.5-3"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.German cb 'Chiapas dempsey' w/ lg iridescent blue spangles and mulberry purple colored belly
"octofasciata 'electric blue'1.5-2"18.00 ea.cb juvenile 'electric blue dempsey'; already displaying characteristic bright turquoise w/ intricate black markings
Thorichthysmeeki2.5-3"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb grow outs of super red firemouth from Rio Candelaria population
Viejamaculicauda1.5-2"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.cb 'black belt cichlids'; a lg growing, fairly tough going, colorful southern C. Am species featuring red throat/chest & tail
"melanura 1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb juves. of colorful orange/gold/blue 'Laguna Yaxha, Guatemala' race
"variety 'synspila' 4-4.5"25.00 ea.cb brilliantly colored 'red heads'; although reclassified as synonymous w/ V. melanura, I still list this fish by trade name 'synspila'
Anomalochromisthomasi2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb lavender sided/turquoise spangled 'African butterfly cichlid', gorgeous dwarf species from Guinea
Boulengerochromismicrolepis6-7"50.00 ea.great sized cb grow outs of Tanganyikan 'Emperor cichlids' - Africa's largest growing cichlid species
Etroplussuratensis2.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.cb 'pearl spot green chromide'; a rare import of extremely showy, large growing Asian gem
Tilapiabuttekoferi5-6"40.00 ea.cb bold yellow & black banded 'hornet cichlids' in ltd qty
NON-CICHLID-ODDBALLS/CHARACINS, ETC. (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Abramiteshypselonotus 3-3.5"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.uniquely red finned Rio Tocantins 'marbled headstander' of great size, color, & pattern
Botiamacracantha2.25-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.highly colorful & always entertaining 'clown loaches'; awesome addition to most md communities w/ cichlids, etc.
Brachychalcinusretrospina2.5-3"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.rare import of ml growing 'discus tetra' from Bahia state, southern Brazil
Brycon falcatus4.5"100.00 ea.rubust & powerful swimming, big headed Rio Araguaia species w/ red edged blk crescent on caudal
""8-9"135.00 ea.one large individual available; this is an attractive, lg growing, highly competant species for lg communities
Catlocarpiosiamensis3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.giant Siamese carp' (the world's largest growing cyprinid) - juveniles bred from aquaculture facility in Thailand
Curimatavittata5"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.very rarely collected, ornately banded Curimata; awesome 10" growing show characin
Electrophoruselectricus15"100.00 or 2 @ 90.00 ea.electric eels' of super size & girth displaying mature color of cantaloupe orange throat/belly & army green back
Erythrinuserythrinus5-6"65.00 ea.red hifin shuyo-trahira-wolf fish' w/ purple & orange colored pattern on sides in ltd qty
"sp. Peru5-6"65.00 ea.orange/red sided, rarely imported, highly colorful shuyo-trahira-wolf fish in very ltd qty
Gymnotustigre5-6"75.00 ea.juvenile Peruvian 'flash tiger knife-macana tigre'; boldly banded, unusual & interesting knife fish
Hampalamacrolepidota5-6"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.seldom imported, highly attractive lg growing Asian barb w/ blk saddle & red/blk fins; reknowned as sport fishing species in SE. Asia
Labeocyclorhynchus4-4.5"65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.attractively colored/patterned 'harlequin or variegated Congo shark' of great size
Laemolytataeniata7-8"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.super rarely imported Anostomid with striking thick blue-black horizontal stripe & gold back
Leporinussteyermarki3-3.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.rarely imported Colombian Leporinus w/ attractive blk spots & wavy bars on gold body
Markiananigripinnis3-3.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.very rarely imported Pantanal, Brazil collection of rubust & unique, ml growing, ventrally red finned tetra
Melanotaeinaparkinsoni1.5-2"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.lg growing (to 6") rainbowfish - a personal favorite featuring gorgeous contrast of blue & orange color at maturity
Myleusschomburgkii 'wide bar'6-7"85.00 ea.'wide bar/blue hook' giant sized individuals w/ orange-red blotches, black bar & blue hook
Mylossomaduriventre3-3.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.Peruvian 'palometa'; a seldom imported silver $ w/ impressive 'deep keel' & attractive red anal fin
Osteoglossumbicirrhosum6-7"50.00 ea.silver arowana of hardy, chunky size; fully pellet trained
Serrasalmuscompressus3-3.5"75.00 ea.juvenile of seldom collected 'blue diamond' species of Peru piranha - only 1 avail
"eiganmanni5"250.00 ea.extremely rare Araguaia collection of md growing piranha; orange cheek w/ blk cresent on tail & black humeral blotch-only 1 avail.
"rhombeus 'Araguaia'5-5.5"225.00 ea.seldom imported gold diamond scaled R. Araguaia rhom in ltd qty
""7-7.5"275.00 ea.next size up on brilliantly spangled R. Araguaia rhoms w/ black barred blood red eyes
"rhombeus 'Peru black'3-3.5"75.00 ea.juveniles of the giant growing & truly sinister 'Peruvian black rhom' in very ltd qty
""4-4.5"90.00 ea.next size up on large juveniles of Peruvian black rhom - only 1 still avail
""16-17"1500.00 ea.immensely scary, huge headed Peruvian black rhom- not for the faint of heart - only 1 avail
"rhombeus 'Araguaia'5-5.5"225.00 ea.rare import of (intensely) gold diamond scaled, aggressive Araguaia rhom - one individual available of this size
""7"275.00 ea.next size up on (intensely) gold diamond, aggressive Araguaia rhom; blood red eyes w/ vertical black band in very ltd qty
Tetraodonmbu4-4.5"200.00 ea.mbu puffers are one of the most endearing wet pets ever, but please keep in mind that they grow huge
Triportheusangulatus5-6"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.lg 'triport hatchets' that grow to super size of 7-8"! Awesome mid-water activity for md-lg communities
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Acanthicusadonis 'albino'3.5"150.00 ea.remarkably striking albino form of giant growing, super spiny, lyre tail pleco; white polka dots on pink/cream body
"hystrix6-7"125.00 ea.L155 'lyre tail pleco' of R. Branco, Roraima, Brazil; xl growing, super thorny jet black, prehistoric-looking showy plecos
Ancistrusclaro 'Mato Grosso'1.5-2"25.00 ea.LDA008 real wild 'gold marbled bristle nose plecos' from Mato Grosso, Brazil
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
"xanthellus3-4"40.00 ea.L018/081 R. Xingu 'gold nugget pleco' of great size w/ variably sized spots (small sized spots = 081, md sized spots = 018)
"sp. L019 2.5-3"50.00 ea.L019 rarely imported Xingu pleco; body & fins covered w/ lg cream colored polka dots
"sp. LDA0333-3.5"50.00 ea.LDA033/L142 R. Tapajos 'snowball pleco' w/ large white polka dots on jet black body & fins
Hemiancistrusguahiborum3-3.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.L106 'spotted orange seam pleco'; hardy, colorful, md growing pleco
"sp. 'blue phantom'5-6"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' of seldom offered, remarkably large size
Hypancistruszebra2-2.5"225.00 or 4 @ 215.00 ea.L046 'zebra plecos'; a very rare offer of wild collected stock in ltd qty only
"cf. sp. L4014-5"75.00 ea.L401 Alenquer, Para, Brazil collected gems w/ individually intricate bold vertical wavy bars
Hypostomusfaveolus5-6"65.00 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
Lamonthichthysfilamentosus4-6"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.Peruvian 'kite whiptail'; super long filaments on pectoral, dorsal, and caudal fin
Leporacanthicusgalaxius4-5"55.00 ea.L029 'galaxy vampire pleco' from R. Tocantins; bold gold spots on black body w/ long nose
"heterodon3-3.5"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L172'a-b' R. Xingu 'gold vampire pleco'; a very sharp looking (and feeling) md growing pleco
"triactis4-5"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L091 'three beacon pleco'; beautiful red/orange & blk banded adipose, dorsal & caudal spines
Panaquearmbrusteri 'Jamanxim'4"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.L027 'golden thunder royal'; gold & black lined ultra showy race
"armbrusteri 'Tocantins'5-6"100.00 ea.L027 'platinum royal'; boldly contrasting cream & black lined race
Parancistrusaurantiacus5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.jumbo sized Rio Tocantins 'chubby/rubber plecos'
Peckoltialineola3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.L202 bold, attractive wide, wavy black bars over a light colored body, hardy & md growing
"sp. L1403-3.5"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.L140 rarely imported R. Tapajos species w/ bold/irregular yellow & brown wavy bands
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'
"cf. leopardus5-6"135.00 ea.L114 'Rio Demini red fin leopard cactus pleco' individual of large adult size
"sp. L0975-6"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
Pseudohemiodonapithanos 'Caqueta'7-8"150.00 ea.lg adults of stunningly banded 'Rio Caqueta chameleon whiptails' w/ intricate patterns on head
Pseudorinelepisgenibarbis4"35.00 ea.Peru 'pinecone pleco'; unique leather-like skin, body covered by armor-like plates
"sp. L09510-12"250.00 ea.L095 'orange cheek pinecone pleco' from R. Branco, Roraima, Brazil in super size & color; very ltd qty only
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'5-6"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes
Scobliancistrussp. 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
CATFISH SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Aguarunichthystorosus3"85.00 ea.juvenile Peruvian 'bolt cats'; active w/ giant Pim look - but only grows to about 16"
Bagariusbagarius4-5"150.00 ea.Thai 'goonch' or 'devil cats' of great size to feasibly ship; pellet trained too
Callophysusmacropterus7-8"85.00 ea.rarely offered at this large size - the highly attractive 'vulture cat'; has 'giant Pim' appearance, yet only grows to 18"
Claroteslaticeps7-8"135.00 ea.rarely offered, lg growing African 'big head cats' w/ attractive white trimmed charcoal tail; very ltd qty avail
Corydorascf. araguaiaensis2-2.5"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.rare import of wild Rio Araguaia Cory, super size w/ big, bold spot pattern
"loxozonus2.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild & impressively lg sized Rio Guaviare adults of strikingly attractive, seldom offered Cory
Dianemaurostriata3.5-4"35.00 ea.wild Brazilian 'flag tail port hole cats' of great large size
Hemibagrusnemursus 'albino'3"25.00 ea.cb albino form of 'Asia red tail cat'; stand out ivory body w/ red eyes & yellow fins - very showy in lg species tank
Liosomodorasoncinus5-6"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.jumbo 'jaguar cats' of rarely imported size; gorgeous orange & amber w/ intricate black markings
Megalodorasuranoscopus3"35.00 ea.attractively colored/patterned, giant growing 'prehistoric irwini cats' of juvenile size
""5-6"50.00 ea.larger 'irwini cats' w/ marbled pattern & big scutes/spikes on flanks - virtually bullet proof w/ larger cichlids, etc.
Mystuswolffii4-4.5"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.seldom imported 'Thai moon cat' of bright platinum blue/grey color available in ltd qty
Oxydorasniger7-8"65.00 ea.larger sized 'purple prehistoric cats'; a gentle giant w/ impressive scutes/spikes on flanks
Pimelodusalbofasciatus6-7"25.00 ea.'four lined Pim cats'; active species that mixes well in md-lg community tanks
"ornatus4-4.5"50.00 ea.boldly patterned/very attractive md growing Peru Pim cats
""6-6.5"75.00 ea.seldom imported at this large size - bold blk/wht pattern on excellent catfish for md-lg growing community aquaria
Platystacuscotylephorus5-6"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.mottled eel-tailed banjo cats' from Belem, Brazil; attractively & individually patterned - yet very bizarre fish
Pterodorasgranulosus9-10"40 ea, 2 @ 35 ea, 3 @ 30 ea.jumbo growing 'prehistoric cats' - awesome show cats; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
Synodontisangellicus2.5-3"75.00 ea.Congo collected beauties; jet black covered w/ white polka dots
"decorus3-4"25.00 ea.cb African cats w/ attractive lg black spots
"eupterus6-7"35.00 ea.cb super sized, ornate African catfish with huge, feathered dorsal fin-great in md-lg communities
"nigrita 'xanthic/gold'4"35.00 ea.cb gold/gold marbled bred sport of very attractively colored/patterned '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 phantom












orange seam














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








red head Tapajos

brasil Urug









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


red Tapajos










Marajo oscar



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








blue demp



gold bar

gold bar





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







siam carp













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

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