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

TANGLED UP IN CICHLIDS STOCK LIST FOR WEEK OF MAY 23rd 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)
Acarichthysheckelii3-3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Uatuma, Brazil collected 'thread fin acara'; super showy species sporting multiple fin filament extensions
"heckelii - albino2.5-3"50.00 ea.amazing cb 'albino heckelii'; incredibly striking snow white w/ red eyes & fins
Aequidenscf. diadema3.5-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Rio Itaya, Peru 'Jenaro Herrera acaras', this species displays a rainbow of color
"cf. viridis1.5-2"25.00 ea.wild Ribeirao Mutum, Mato Grosso collected rarity; iridescent chartreuse colored acara even in juvenile size
"pallidus1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 Rio Branco, Brazil juves; super rare in the trade; intricately ornate turq. facial mask
""3-3.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 Rio Branco adolescent/young adults displaying almost fully mature coloration
"tetramerus3.5-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Peru 'red-cheek saddled acara', ml growing, robust and hardy species
Andinoacarabiseriatus1.5"25.00 ea.extremely rare wild Upper Rio San Juan, Col. import; peaceful, gorgeous red-finned acara
""2-2.5"35.00 ea. or 4 @ 30.00 ea.next size up on wild adolescents w/ color
"latifrons3.5-4.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.wild Colombian 'turquoise acara'; gorgeous-easy to keep/breed. Covered in turq. spangles w/ red trim fins
"pulcher1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb super blue spangled Trinidad 'blue acara'; a long time favorite for very good reason
"sp. 'Choco'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.1st time offer of F1 juves of unique green terror/blue acara-like undesdcribed Andean acara
 "5-6"75.00 ea.uber rare, undescribed wild Andean acara-labeled 'A. sapayensis' in many photos/texts; crazy beautiful!
"sp. 'electric blue acara'3-4"25.00 ea.adolescent/young adults of brilliantly colored 'electric blue acara'
Astronotusocellatus 'Marajo Island'2.5-3"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild Marajo Island, Para, Brazil juvenile oscars of remarkable & intricate patterns
"ocellatus 'Rio Piranha'1.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.wild Rio Piranha, Manacapuru, Brazil juvenile oscars w/ ornate body & fin patterns
Biotodomacupido3.5-4"35.00 ea.wild lg adult Rio Itaya, Peru beauties; saffron colored sides w/ turquoise striped cheeks
Bujurquinarobusta3.5-4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.wild & seldom imported, attractive Peru acara; iridescent orange-blotched back, violet patch on 'cheek'
"sp. 'Rio Caete'3.5-4"50.00 ea.wild undescribed mouthbrooding acara from Para, Brazil; turq. spotted gold face, lg. black blotch on operculum
Caquetaiakraussii4.5-5"35.00 ea.F1 Rio Inirida adolescents; exceptionally copper colored population of gorgeous piscivore
""5.5-6"50.00 ea.F1 Rio Inirida very impressive young adults of super size & color
"spectabilis1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F2 Rio Tapajos juveniles of highly attractive, large mouthed, blue spangled & showy species
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up of chunky F2 juveniles
Cichlasomaamazonarum3.5-4.5"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.wild Peru 'port-like cichlids', iridescent dark-edged scales, ornately decorated fins
Crenicichlaacutirostris8"225.00 ea.wild R. Tapajos rarity; uniquely slender, black & orange banded small mouth pike (only one individual imported)
"cametana4-4.5"75.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins collected, rarely imported olive green & eggplant purple colored pike
"compressiceps2-2.5"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins 'lemon fin dwarf pike'; gorgeous but seldom imported, coveted Brazil dwarf pike species
"jegui6"225.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins uber cool 'galaxy pike' w/ lg mouth, intricate & beautiful galaxy pattern; very ltd qty available
"cf. jegui4-4.5"225.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins 'warrior pike' w/ bold facial stripes, lg mouth, attractive chestnut & black markings; very ltd qty
"lepidota3-3.5"35.00 ea.wild Ribeirao Mutum, Mato Grosso collected: gold spangled, md growing, hardy & easily bred pike cichlid
""4-5"50.00 ea.wild Mato Grosso pikes of chunky adolescent size
"macropthalma5-6"300.00 pr.wild R. Tapajos obscurity w/ remarkably lg eyes for night-hunting; gold backed w/ black & white saddles (1 pr avail)
""7-8"200.00 ea.wild R. Tapajos large male; excellent example cichlid adaptation in lg S. Am. rivers (1 male avail)
"notopthalmus2.5-3"50.00 pr.wild Rio Negro dwarf pikes by the pair; red/black ocelli on female, males w/ distinctive separated 1st dorsal rays
"regani2.5-3"50.00 pr.wild Rio Tocantins dwarf pikes by the pair; ornate black/white ocelli on female dorsal
"reticulata6"75.00 eawild Rio Negro collected adult; a very rarely imported 'frog head pike' species (1 male available)
Geophagusaltifrons 'Tapajos'4.5-5"75.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos sub adults of spectacular blue/orange lined, red/blue finned head-turner
"altifrons 'Tocantins'2"25.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins juves; predominantly a blue/orange lined, highly showy earth eater
"altifrons 'Tocantins'3"35.00 ea.next size up on gorgeous gold faced wild R. Tocantins earth eaters
"altifrons 'Uatuma'3-3.5"45.00 or 4 @ 40.00 ea.wild Rio Uatuma (southern flowing Amazon tributary) race of showy & colorful earth eater
"brasiliensis7-8"75.00 ea.gorgeous jumbo sized, very impressive cb 'Geo. brasil'; the most robust earth eater
"cf. brasiliensis1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 Laguna del Molly, Uruguay-jumbo growing, brilliantly turq. spangled race from Uruguay collection
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up on F1 of undescribed, sub-tropical Uruguayan brasiliensis-like, large growing beauties
"camopiensis6"125.00 ea.jumbo F1 male; likely the only individual of this uber rare Fr. Guiana species in all the US. A stunning show fish
"pellegrini7-8"125.00 ea.wild Upper Rio San Juan, Choco, Colombia super colored giant show males w/ lg nuchal hump; rarely seen at this size!
"sveni4-5"100.00 or 4 @ 90.00 ea.wild Rio Parana young adults; arguably the most colorful/impressive earth eater w/ longest streamers
"winemilleri1.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 Rio Atabapo juves of large growing, super flashy/colorful earth eater w/ apricot & honey striped body, long red fins
"sp. 'red head Tapajos'1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 juveniles of md growing, colorful earth eaters
""3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.cb young adults displaying beautiful mature coloration
Guinanacaradacryra3-3.5"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.wild Rio Cumina (trib. of R. Trombetas), Para, Brazil collected; iridescent lime green/gold/blue scales-very sharp
"stergiosi1.5-2"15.00 ea.cb juveniles of attractive Venezuelan 'bandit acara'
Herosefasciatus 'Peru'2-2.5"18.00 ea.wild juvenile 'turquoise severum' from Lago Moronacocha, Peru - formerly referred to as 'H. appendiculatus'
"efasciatus 'Rio Arapuins'1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 (aka Rio Tapajos) juveniles of brilliantly colored red & blue severums
"efasciatus 'Rio Negro'4-4.5"100.00 prwild Rio Negro young adult 'turquoise severum' sporting turq. & maroon faced males & blue faced females
"efasciatus 'Rio Negro'5-6"125.00 prwild Rio Negro adult 'turquoise severum' of lg size w/ emerald green & maroon lined body
"efasciatus 'Tapajos'4"125.00 prwild Santarem, Rio Tapajos turquoise & red severums; spectacular examples of one beautiful Heros
"efasciatus 'rotkeil'6"+/-150.00 prwild Peru 'red head/rotkeil' severum of incredibly colorful jumbo adult size
"notatus1.5-2"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 Guyana severums; adults showy lime green w/ red/orange ventral
"liberifer4-5"50.00 ea.wild recently described mouth-brooding red spotted/sided severums from Colombia
Hoplarchuspsittacus3.5-4"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.wild Inirida, Colombia lg juveniles/adolescents in seldom offered md size
Hypselecaratemporalis1.25-1.5"10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.cb juveniles of 'Peru chocolate cichlids'
Laetacaraaraguaiae1-1.25"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.wild R. Araguaia turquoise 'dwarf smiling acara' - formerly known as 'buckelkopf'
"dorsigera1.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Ribeirao Mutum, Mato Grosso collected violet breasted dwarf smiling acara
"fulvipinnis1.5"12.50 ea.wild Rio Inirida, Colombia aka 'orangeflossen'-rarely imported orange-finned, violet-faced beauties
""2-3"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.remarkable lg wild adults w/ gorgeous mature color; sexed pairs available
Mesoherosfestae1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.cb juveniles of the gorgeous Ecuador 'red terror'
 festae 'Rio Babahayo'2-2.5"25.00 or 6 @ 22.00 ea.wild Rio Babahayo, Ecuador 'red terror' - the real thing available as unsexed, chunky juveniles
Mesonautafestivus3-3.5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.wild Ribeirao Mutum, Mato Grosso collected 'flag cichlids' w/ ornate yellow decorated fins
Mikrogeophagusaltispinosa2.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.00 ea.wild (at last) 'rainbow/Bolivian ram' from Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Nannacaraanomala1.5"35.00 pr.German bred 'golden dwarf acara'; iridescent gold w/ red finned female
Retroculuslapidifer2.5"45.00 or 3 @ 40.00 ea.wild Rio Tocantins 'goby earth eaters'; the epitome of remarkably cool earth eaters (IMHO)
Satanopercadaemon4-5"40.00 ea.lg sized, well-conditioned wild Rio Inirida daemon; highly spangled w/ red ventrals
"acuticeps4-5"50.00 ea.lg wild Rio Tapajos impressive '4 spot Satanos' w/ high dorsal
"jurupari4-5"40.00 ea.lg wild adults of Rio Piranha, Manacapuru, Brazil collected lime green earth eaters
"leucosticta1.5"12.50 ea.F1 juves of white spangled Guyana earth eaters
"lilith4-4.5"65.00 ea.wild Rio Tapajos rarely imported gems; very largest growing Satano. species (to 12")
"mapiritensis4-4.5"25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.wild iridescent green spangled Colombian earth eater w/ profusely spangled face
""5-6"35.00 or 4 @ 30.00 ea.very attractive and showy lg wild adults
Tahuantinsuyoamacantzatza3-4"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.wild, seldom imported 'stone roller acara' w/ gorgeous pearl pattern from Rio Aguaytia, Peru
Teleocichlacf. centrarchus4-4.5"75.00 ea.jumbo males (two only) of unique riverine dwarf pike from R. Tocantins; white & red edged dorsal & caudal
Uaruamphiacanthoides 1.25"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb 'triangle cichlid'; stately & lg growing w/ mohagany body & amber colored eyes
Amatitlanianigrofasciata1.5"7.50 ea.cb German origin Rio Motagua, Honduras 'zebra convict cichlids'
"sajica1.5"12.50 ea.cb Costa Rican gems of blue, yellow, & red colors
 siquia 'Rio Animas'2-2.5"10.00 or 5 @ 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 5 @ 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
"sp. 'Honduran blue'1.25"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb Rio Danli, Honduras blue convicts (aka 'Honduran red point'), most aptly described as 'convict (condenar) azul'
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals from SF Libre, Lago Managua
"citrinellus 'red side barred'3-3.5"15.00 ea.F1 'red side barred' midas from population collected at Siquirres, Costa Rica
"istlantus1"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F2 Rio Amacuzac 'red istlanum' juveniles; highly colorful, mature at small size, competes well w/ larger fish
"labiatus 'yellow/white'1.5"6.50 ea.F2 juvenile Lago Nicaragua 'red devils' of bright yellow & white pair
""2-2.5"10.00 ea.F2 next size up on Lago Nicaragua 'red devil' from yellow & white pair
"sagittae2-2.5"10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.F2 juves from the cream sickle colored jumbo pair of exclusive TUIC Lago Xiloa import
""3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.next size up on F2 juveniles from cream sickle colored parents
""4-4.5"20.00 ea.largest size of F2 grow out adolescents
Archocentruscentrarchus3-3.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 adolescents of Siquirres, Costa Rican blue/green colored, mild mannered 'flier cichlids'
""4-4.5"25.00 ea.F1 Siquirres, CR young adults beginning to display mature coloration of gold body & fins w/ sky blue sides
Cincelichthysbocourti1.25"15.00 or 6 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'golden mojarra' juveniles; truly impressive amber orange & gold colored, lg growing/mild mannered species
Herotilapiamultispinosa - Tempisque1.5"8.50 ea.F1 Rio Tempisque, Costa Rica 'rainbow cichlids' of blue finned, orange bodied population
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.F1 Rio Tempisque, Costa Rica 'rainbow cichlids' in next size up
Hypsophrysnicaraguensis2-2.5"10.00 or 5 @ 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
""5-6"120.00 triocb absolutely glowing Costa Rican lg adult adults in 1:2 ratio
Maskoherosargentea4-4.5"55.00 or 4 @ 50.00 ea.cb large growning/highly showy species w/ tall dorsal, iridescent pearl body covered in black freckles
Nandopsistetracanthus1.25-1.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.cb 'Cuban cichlid' juveniles w/ attractive black/white mosaic pattern
Neetroplusnematopus 3"20.00 ea.F1 great sized grow outs of unique 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Parachromisdovii2-2.5"12.50 ea.cb Nicaraguan 'turquiose wolf cichlid' of chunky size
"friedrichsthalii1.25-1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 juvenile 'freddy' from collection of Rio Danto, Honduras population w/ boldly contrasting yellow/black markings
"motaguensis1.5"10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.cb juvenile 'Honduran red tigers' ; always a favorite of guapote fans as adults sport attractive orange/red coloration
Rociooctofasciata 'Chiapas'1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.German cb 'Chiapas dempsey' w/ lg iridescent blue spangles and mulberry purple colored belly
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.next size up on German bred, purple belly 'Chiapas dempsey'
"octofasciata 'electric blue'1.25"17.50 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.cb juvenile 'electric blue dempsey'; already displaying characteristic bright turquoise w/ intricate black markings
Rheoheroslentiginosus1.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.50 ea.F1 Rio Chacamax, MX juves; blue & pink pastel colored beauties adapted to riverine habitat
Thorichthysmaculipinnis1.5-2"8.50 ea.German cb 'Rio Papaloapan, Veracruz, MX' race of blue spangled, orange breasted beauties
"pasiones1.5-2"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.cb brilliant gold colored, Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala juves of largest growing Thorichthys species
Trichromissalvini 'R. Grijalva'1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F1 juves of brilliantly red/ylw/blue colored population collected from Rio Grijalva, Chiapas, MX
""2-2.5"12.50 ea.F1 grow outs of brilliantly colored R. Grijalva salvini in ltd qty only
Viejabreidohri1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.German cb 'Presa la Angostura, Chiapas, MX' juveniles
"melanura 1.5"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.juves. of colorful orange/gold/blue 'Laguna Yaxha, Guatemala' race
""2-2.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.next size up on juvenile grow outs of 'Laguna Yaxha melans'
""3-3.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.chunky adolescent size displaying color
""4-4.5"25.00 ea.limited quantity of largest sized grow outs on hand with color
"melanura 'var. synspila'5-6"35.00 ea.cb 'red head synspila' young adult red heads w/ color
Anomalochromisthomasi1.5-2"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb lavender sided/turquoise spangled 'African butterfly cichlid', gorgeous dwarf species from Guinea
Chalinochromisbrichardi2-2.5"20.00 or 4 @ 17.50 ea.cb young adults of charming & emboldened little Tanganyikan treasure w/ conspicuous mask
Ctenochomishorei1.25"25.00 ea.cb remarkably patterned 'Hap' from L. Tanganyika & tributaries; red spotted w/ conspicuously ornate ylw/blk masking
Hemichromisbimaculatus4-5"25.00 ea.cb jumbo sized, deep red/blue spangled jewels
"guttatus2.5-3"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb md growing jewel cichlid w/ crimson red body & turquoise spangles
"sp. 'Bangui'2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb brilliant blood red, turq. spangled, semi-dwarf jewel cichlids
"sp. 'turquoise jewel'4-5"25.00 ea.cb jumbo sized, highly colorful 'turquoise jewels'
Paratilapiableekeri 'sm. spot'3-3.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'small spot marakely' or 'bleekeri' - highly attractive Madagascar species
Paretropluskieneri5-5.5"100.00 ea.one adult available of 'calico damba' or 'kotsovato' - a Madagascar rarity in the trade
Pelvichachromispulcher2-2.5"10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.great sized cb 'rainbow kribensis'; the quintessential W. Afr. Dwarf cichlid
Abramiteshypselonotus 2.5-3"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.uniquely red finned Rio Tocantins 'marbled headstander' of great size, color, & pattern
Amiacalva3.5-4"50.00 or 3 @ 45.00 ea.great sized 'bowfin'; a highly interesting, truly Jurassic representative of native N. American fish fauna
Brachychalcinusretrospina2.5"28.00 ea.rare import of ml growing 'discus tetra' from Bahia state, southern Brazil
Brycon falcatus4-5"125.00 ea.very limited quantity imported of rubust, big headed Rio Araguaia species w/ red edged blk crescent on caudal
Chromidobotiamacracanthus3-3.5"28.00 or 4 @ 25.00 ea.chunky md sized clown loaches; ideal compliment to most md-lg fish communities
Compsaraiasamueli7-8"300.00 prone m/f pair available of rarely imported 'pelican knife fish'
Curimatavittata5"95.00 ea.very rarely collected, ornately banded Curimata; awesome 10" growing show characin
Iguanodectesspilurus2-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Rio Tapajos collected iridescent lime colored tetra w/ red tail
Laemolytataeniata7-8"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.super rarely imported Anostomid with striking thick blue-black horizontal stripe & gold back
Mastacembeluserythrotaenia15-18"150.00 ea.rarely imported jumbo sized 'Indonesian fire eels' of very limited quantity
Myleusschomburgkii 'wide bar'4-4.5"55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea.wild 'wide bar/blue hook' silver dollars of great size & pattern
""5-5.5"65.00 ea.wild large sized wide bar/blue hooks'
""6-7"100.00 ea.giant sized indivuals w/ orange-red blotches and wide bar/blue hook
"sp. 'green'2.5"50.00 ea.very limited quantity available of wild iridescent green colored Peruvian Myleus
Piaractusmesopotamicus9-10"45 ea, 2 @ 40 ea, 4 @ 35 ea.rare import of 'ylw belly pacu', 'pacu caranha'- looks like giant pacu but grows to only 18"
Salminusbrasiliensis5-5.5"75.00 or 3 @ 70.00 ea.farm bred 'golden dorado' from southern Brazil; a most awesome & powerful show species
Scatophagustetracanthus5-6"250.00 ea.very ltd qty of large sized, boldly gold & black banded amazing African scats
Serrasalmuscompressus5-6"180.00 ea.rarely imported purple/black spotted, red finned piranha
Tetragonopterusargenteus2"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.ml growing 'stoplight tetra'; attractive addition/alternative dither sp. in md-ml community
Tetraodonmbu4-4.5"225.00 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
CATFISH - INCLUDING PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Acanthicusadonis 'albino'2.5"150.00 ea.remarkably striking albino form of giant growing, super spiny, lyre tail pleco; white polka dots on pink/cream body
"hystrix5-6"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 or 6 @ 22.00 ea.LDA008 real wild 'gold marbled bristle nose plecos' from Mato Grosso, Brazil
Bagariusbagarius4-4.5"150.00 ea.Thai 'goonch' or 'devil cats' of great size to feasibly ship
Baryancistrusbeggini2.5-3"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.L239 'blue Panaque' from Colombia; uniquely colored navy blue pleco
""3.5-4"45.00 or 2 @ 40.00 ea.L239 'blue Panaque' in next largest size
"subviridis5"55.00 ea.L200 'green phantom pleco' of seldom offered, remarkably large size
"xanthellus2.5-3"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.L081 'gold nugget pleco' from R. Xingu; profusely gold spotted w/ gold trimmed fins
"sp. L019 2.5-3"50.00 ea.L019 rarely imported Xingu pleco; body & fins covered w/ lg cream colored polka dots
"sp. LDA0331.5-2"40.00 ea.LDA033/L142 R. Tapajos 'snowball pleco' w/ large white polka dots on jet black body & fins
Brachyplatystomatigrinum6"295.00 ea.awesome 'tigrinus cats' of solid 6" chunky size in very ltd qty only
Callophysusmacropterus7-8"85.00 ea.very difficult to import, highly attractive 'vulture cat'; has 'giant Pim' appearance, yet only grows to 18"
Centromochlusreticulatus1.5-2"25.00 or 5 @ 22.00 ea.rare import of highly ornate, mini-sized leopard-spotted cats
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
Hemiancistrusguahiborum3-3.5"15 ea, 4 @ 12.50 ea, 8 @ 10 ea.L106 'spotted orange seam pleco'; hardy, colorful, md growing pleco
"sabaji3.5-4"50.00 ea.L075 'Rio Tapajos' form w/ bold black polka dots on yellow body & fins; md growing, very hardy
"sp. 'blue phantom'5-6"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.L128 'blue phantom pleco' of seldom offered, remarkably large size
Hemiodontichthysacipenserinus5-6"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.'pinocchio nosed whiptail' from Peru; bizarre looking & seldom imported
Hypancistrussp. L4012.5-3"55.00 ea.L401 Alenquer, Para, Brazil collected gems w/ individually intricate patterns
""4-5"75.00 or 3 @ 70.00 ea.L401 of very impressive jumbo size
Hypostomussoniae4"35.00 ea.L137 'blue eyed red fin pleco'; attractive, md growing pleco that will also eat algae
Leporacanthicuscf. galaxius4-4.5"50.00 ea.L240 'Orinoco white spotted vampire pleco' - jet black body & fins covered in white polka dots
""5-5.5"65.00 ea.L240 'Orinoco white spotted vampire pleco' of impressive lg size
"heterodon3.5-4"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.'gold vampire pleco'; Rio Xingu spiny treasure w/ gold body covered in black polka dots
"joselimai2.5-3"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L264 'sultan pleco'; super spiny Tapajos- cream body w/ black spots & white tipped fins
"triactis4-4.5"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L091 'three beacon pleco'; beautiful red/orange & blk banded adipose, dorsal & caudal spines
Leptodorascf. cataniai5-6"35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.extremely elongated w/ pointed plates stretching from gill to tail; unusual periwinkle colored doradid cat from Peru
Liosomodorasoncinus2.5-2.75"35.00 ea.boldly marked 'jaguar cats' of gorgeous orange & amber w/ intricate black markings
""3-4"50.00 ea.large sized 'jaguar cats' in ltd qty only
Megalechisthoracata2-3"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.Peru 'spotted Hoplo cats', attractively patterned, easily spawned, excellent scavenger, peaceful cat
Megalodorasuranoscopus4-5"35.00 ea.huge growing, attractively marbled 'prehistoric irwini cat'; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
Oxydorasniger6-7"35.00 ea.huge growing, handsome purple/black colored 'prehistoric niger cat'; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
Panaqolusalbivermis2-2.5"28.00 or 3 @ 25.00 ea.L204 'flash zebra pleco'; boldly banded ylw & black, mini-Panaque
"sp. L3062.5-3"65.00 or 4 @ 60.00 ea.L306 Rio Tacutu, Roraima, Brazil collected red & black banded, highly attractive rarity
Panaquearmbrusteri 'Jamanxim'3.5"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.L027 'golden thunder royal'; gold & black lined ultra showy race
"armbrusteri 'Tocantins'5"100.00 ea.L027 'platinum royal'; boldly contrasting cream & black lined race
"bathyphilus8-9"100.00 ea.L090 Peru 'white lyre tailed royal pleco' - gorgeous, lg & showy, highly impressive
Parancistrusaurantiacus5"55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.jumbo sized Rio Tocantins 'chubby/rubber plecos'
"nudiventris4-4.5"50.00 ea.L031 'peppermint pleco' from R. Xingu; jet black body & fins covered w/ sm sky blue spots
Peckoltiabraueri4"50.00 ea.L305 Rio Demini 'worm-line Peckoltia'; highly attractive w/ orange fins & maze pattern on head; ltd qty only
"lineola3.5-4"35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.L202 bold, attractive wide, wavy black bars over a light colored body, hardy & md growing
Pimelodusalbofasciatus5-6"20.00 or 2 @ 17.50 ea.'four lined Pim cats'; active species that mixes well in md-lg community tanks
"ornatus3"25.00 ea.boldly patterned/very attractive md growing Peru Pim cats
Pseudacanthicusleopardus5-6"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. leopardus2.5"45.00 ea.L114 'Rio Demini red fin leopard cactus pleco'; does not grow as large as L600
"spinosus3-3.5"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.L160 'monster spiny pleco'; impressively spiny, spotted cactus-type pleco
"sp. L0974-5"125.00 ea.L097 'polka dot cactus pleco' from Rio Curua-Una, Para, Brazil; a truly thorny & very attractive Pseudacanthicus
Pseudancistrusasurini4-4.5"50.00 ea.L067 'flat gold nugget' from Rio Xingu; brightly gold spotted/gold trimmed, hardy pleco
"sp. 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
Pseudopimelodusbufonis5"40.00 ea.orange & blk banded bee cat from Colombia; beautifully patterned, grow to 12" max
Pseudorinelepisgenibarbis4-4.5"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
Pterodorasgranulosus9-10"40 ea, 2 @ 35 ea, 3 @ 30 ea.jumbo growing 'prehistoric cats' - awesome show cats; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'4-4.5"30.00 ea.cb L083 / L165 'albino sailfin plecos' - super showy morph of ivory color w/ red eyes
Rhinodorasgallagheri6-7"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.lg-xl sized, very rare import of beautifully patterned Colombian gold/brown/black marbled thorny cat
"sp. 'Tocantins'4-5"75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.lg Rio Tocantins 'orange marbled thorny cats'; attractively colored rare import
Scleromystaxbarbatus2.5-3"30.00 or 5 @ 25.00 ea.the epitome of 'Cory cats'; lg growing & attractively marked from Mage, Rio de Janeiro
Scobinancistrusaureatus1.5-2"50.00 or 3 @ 45.00 ea.L014 Rio Xingu 'sunshine pleco'; crazy beautiful lemon polka dots w/ tangerine colored fins
""3.5"85.00 ea.L014 'sunshine pleco' in next size up displaying characteristic bright coloration
"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'1.5"35.00 ea.cb true 'albino farlowella/whiptail cat'; remarkable pink/white whiptail w/ red eyes
Synodontisdecorus3"18.00 or 3 @ 15.00 ea.cb African cats w/ attractive lg 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'1.5-2"30.00 ea.cb gold/gold marbled juveniles; very attractively colored/patterned sport of 'African lace cat'
Tatiagalaxius1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.F1 'milky way wood cats' of juveniles size; md growing, very attractive white spots over velvet black body
""2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 next size up on 'milky way wood cats'; chunky md size; go bananas when food they smell food
Trachelyopterusgaleatus8"50.00 or 3 @ 45.00 ea.rarely imported at jumbo size; boldly marbled gold/black Peru wood cats
Trichomycterusgabrielli5"25.00 ea.rarely imported Brazilian 'eel-like cat'; very attractive w/ jaguar spots over entire body

gold nugget



sunshine, peppermint

blue phantom


















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pictured above: Just some of the remarkably colored and attractively patterned plecos and catfish on hand. Adult Callophysus cat and L160 photos shown for reference. Sizes of stock fish are posted on availability.









red head Tapajos

brasil Urug




turq acara














pictured above: Just some of the many species of earth eaters, acaras, and S. Am. dwarf cichlids available. Adult photos of G. sveni, A. tetramerus 'Peru', C. amazonarum, G. argyrostictus, and G. cf. brasiliensis 'Uruguay' included for reference. Sizes of stock fish are posted on stock page










Marajo oscar




pictured above: Some of the many seldom offered S. Am. cichlid species available. Adult photos of H. notatus and C. cf. umbrifera included for reference. Sizes of stock fish posted on stock page.







gold bar

gold bar





red devil





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.







fire eel

clown loach





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

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