JEFF RAPPS IS TANGLED UP IN CICHLIDS                                                         P.O. BOX 181  PHILLIPSBURG, NJ 08865                                     

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                                                                                                STOCK LIST FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 18TH    


GENUS                 SPECIES                            SIZE                        COST                    COMMENTS/REMARKS ABOUT SPECIES


                                                                       (total length                  (in US $)                                               (wild collected fish include the word ‘wild’ in description,

                                                                          in inches)                    ‘ea’ = per fish                                      ‘F1’ = 1st generation stock bred from wild collected adults

                                                                                                                ‘pr’ = male/female pair                             cb’ = captive bred of unspecified generation)


                                                                                SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS


Aequidens             metae                                     4-5”                        25.00                      F1 young adults of highly red, blue, ylw acara Colombian acara displaying adult color and markings

Andinoacara       rivulatus                               5-6”                        50.00                      large adult ‘gold suam’- beautiful red/orange trimmed Ecuador green terrors

                              stalsbergi                              1.5”            8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.     cb juveniles of incredible white trim ‘Peru green terror’

                                                                            2-2.5”                    12.50                      next size up on chunky grow outs with color

Apistogramma    agassiziBarra Mansa’    1.25-2”                  50.00 pr                wild adolescents, predominantly sky blue with gold – beautiful race

                              gephyra ‘Rio Negro’         1.25-1.75”  25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea. wild adolescents of Brazilian gem w/ gold head & violet colored body

                              hippolytae ‘Rio Negro’     1.5-2”    20.00 or 4 @ 17.50 ea.     wild adolescents from Brazil; org fins, turq. body; unique mini acara-like appearance

Astronotus            ocellatus ‘red oscar          4-4.5”    12.50 or 4 @ 10.00 ea.      captive bred ‘red oscar’ juveniles – great wet pets with color and personality +

                              ocellatus ‘Marajo’             8-9”        55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.      lg wild oscars from Marajo Island, Brazil-bright red spots w/ blk bars!

           cf. ocellatus ‘Bahia red tail oscar  5-6”       35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.       remarkably unique, F1 red-tailed wild-form Bahia, Brazil oscars

                                                                          7-8”        45.00 or 2 @ 40.00 ea.      next size up on young adult cb Bahia Oscars with very bold patterns

          cf. orbicularis ‘bumble bee oscar     5-6”       55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.       blk/gold banded ‘Sao Paulo bumble oscar’- remarkably patterned, rare offer

Austaloheros       scitulus                                  2.5-3”    12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.      F2 Lunarejo, Uruguay pastel-colored ‘chanchito-type’ w/ attractive red chest and yellow face

Caquetaia             spectabilis                            3-3.5”    18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.      F1 Rio Tapajos juveniles of incredibly beautiful, blue spangled Brazilian gem

                                                                            4-4.5”    25.00 or 2 @ 22.00 ea.      chunky F1 grow outs of F1 Rio Tapajos ‘specs’ beginning to display blue spangling

                              umbrifera                            1.5”          10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.       F1 Rio Magdalena juveniles of giant growing ‘blue freckled umbie

                                   ‘Rio Magdalena’         3-4”          40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.    real wild collected (unsexed) blue-freckled umbies– rare offer!!

Cichla              orinocensis ‘Rio Vichada’     2-2.5”      25.00 or 4 @ 22.50 ea.    wild juveniles of nice chunky size now available! R. Vichada is tributary of R. Orinoco

Geophagus           abalios                                  1.25-1.5” 10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.      rare offer- F1 tank bred juves of lg growing & showy Colombian earth eater!

                              altifrons ‘Tapajos’             4-5”        65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.     wild young adults of absolutely stunning, lg growing earth eater

                              iporagensis                          2.5-3.5”   15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.    cb juveniles of colorful, beautifully spangled, large growing S. Brazil earth eater

                              steindachneri                       2-2.5”      10.00 or 4 @ 8.50 ea.       F1 uniquely colored/very attractive ‘green-faced red hump Geos’ from Colombia

                              sp. ‘red head Tapajos’       3-3.5”    20.00 or 3 @ 17.50 ea.      great size on cb adolescent/young adults showing great color

Gymnogeophagus balzani ‘Rio Uruguay’ 4-4.5”      25.00 male/40.00 pr          lg sized, huge humped, bright ylw. belly/sided ornate balzani

                              meridionalis ‘Norte’          2.5-3”    18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.      bright blue, gold, and red striped cb Uruguay earth eater w/ blue spotted tail

          rhabdotus ‘neon blue/Valentines’      2.5-3”    18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.      bright blue and red striped Uruguay earth eater with blue striped tail

Heroina                                isonycterina                         3-3.5”    20.00 or 3 @ 17.50 ea.      F1 grow outs of unique red-eyed, barred green, oval bodies md growing, new/rare import

                                                                            4-4.5”    25.00 or 2 @ 22.00 ea.      adolescent grow outs of F1 stock displaying attractive mature coloration

Heros                     sp. ‘rotkeil                           3-3.5”    18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.      md captive bred sized ‘red shoulder/rotkeil severum’; beginning to color up-stunning as adult!

Hoplarchus          psittacus ‘Rio Atabapo    5-6”        75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.      wild ‘true parrot cichlids’! large growing and very showy as adult!

Hypselecara        temporalis ‘Peru’               5-5.5”    28.00 or 3 @ 25.00 ea.      young adult, mature colored red/purple/green wild ‘Peru chocolate cichlids’

Ivanacara            adoketa ‘Rio Uaupes’        2-2.5”                    100.00                   crazy colored/patterned wild young adults – pairs available!

Laetacara            thayeri                                  3-3.5”                   15.00                      wild Peru ‘smiling acara’-a ‘lg dwarf species’ w/ ylw & blk facial markings, ornate ylw fins

Mesonauta           acora                                     3-3.5”                    25.00                      wild Rio Bujaru, Brazil ‘banded festivum’ – sharp fish, uncommon import

Mikrogeophagus ramirezi ‘electric blue’    1.5”        15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.      ‘electric blue rams’ – glowing color on peaceful and small growing dwarf cichlid

                              ramirezi ‘Rio Meta’          1.5-2”    12.50 or 4 @ 10.00 ea.      jumbo wild Colombian ‘blue rams’ in excellent condition/gorgeous color!

Satanoperca        acuticeps                               2.5-3”    25.00 or 3 @ 20.00 ea.      wild Rio Tapajos earth eaters; unique 4 spotted flanks on lime body w/ tall dorsal

                              lilith                                       5-5.5”    55.00 or 2 @ 50.00 ea.      wild from Santarem, Brazil – large growing, rarely imported- must-have for earth eater collectors/fans

Uaru                      amphiacanthoides              2.75-3”  20.00 or 4 @ 17.50 ea.     juvenile cb Uaru of chunky md size; very impressive show cichlid as adult!


                                                                        CENTRAL AMERICAN CICHLIDS


Amatitlania     cf. nigrofasciata ‘marbled’ 1.25-1.5”               7.50                        juvenile ‘calico/marbed convicts’ bred from select super marbled pairs

                              siquia ‘Rio Animas’           2.5-3”                    18.00                      wild juves collected up by CR/Nica. Border-notable blue body, male w/ red fins, fem w/ orange

                              siquia ‘Rio Cabuya           1.25-1.5”    7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.      F2 juveniles of ‘Rio Cabuya Nicoya Peninsula’ Costa Rican orange-colored convicts

                              siquia ‘Rio Tempisque     3-4”                        18.00                      wild orange sided/blue faced CR convicts; boldly colored/marked; outstanding example of convict cichlids!

              cf. siquia ‘Honduran red point’      1.25-1.5”               7.50                        cb ’Rio Danli’ juveniles that mature to display attractive blue body w/red tail

  cf. siquia ‘Honduran redpoint-leucistic’ 1.25-1.5”   7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.        leucistic/platinum’ form of cb Hond. RP: high shine pearl body-beautiful little fish

Amphilophus       hogabomorum                    1-1.25”                  7.50                        F1 Rio Choluteca beasts from AquaMojo’s Honduran-collected breeders             

                              labiatus                                 4-4.5”    20.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.      adolescent captive bred Lago Nicaraguan ‘red devils’; coloring up nicely

                                                                            5-5.5”    25.00 or 3 @ 20.00 ea.      lg adolescents available of captive bred true Lago Nicaraguan ‘red devils’

                                                                            6-6.5”    30.00 or 2 @ 28.00 ea.      large cb young adult Lago Nicaraguan red devil grow-very impressive young adults!

                                                                            7-8”                        50.00                      ltd qty of yellow/ylw & white male cb Lago Nicaraguan red devils available (photos available)

                              sagittae                                 1-1.5”                    10.00                      F2 juves from gorgeous mostly white w/ red adults – the most desirable and rarely occurring color morph in wild

Archocentrus       centrarchus                          3-3.5”    15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea       cb Nicaraguan ‘flier cichlids’; md growing, mild mannered, blue/green with vertical bars

                              centrarchusSiquirres     5-6”        50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.      wild Costa Rica ‘flier cichlids’ collected in Rio Pacuare watershed-rare offer of lg, mature wild adults!

Cichlasoma      grammodes                          1.5”        8.50                        cb juves of highly colorful red and blue spangled, md. growing guapote

                                                                            3.5-4”                    25.00                      super sized cb grow outs with super red and blue color

                              salvini                                   2-2.5”                    10.00                      juveniles of glowingly colorful, highly acclaimed Rio Grijalva bred stock

                              trimaculatum                      1.5”           7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.        cb juves from a simply stunning male that was bred in my facility; huge growing, highly colorful

                                                                            2-2.5”                    12.50                      next size up on chunky grow outs beginning to display color

                     uropthalmusCenote Azul      2-2.5”      10.00 or 5 @ 8.50 ea.       wild collected/raised from fry: ‘Mayan red terror’ from Cenote Azul, Mexico-brilliant orng & blue race

Cryptoheros        panamensis                          1.5-2”                    12.50                      cb juves - beautiful red form of highly desirable sm-md growing species

                              sajica                                     1.5”           7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.        cb juves of highly requested blue and yellow, sm-md growing beauty

                                                                            2-2.5”    12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.     next size up on colorful cb grow outs

Herichthys           carpintisEscondida        1-1.25”                  7.50                        the real thing - big spotted, Laguna Escondida juveniles bred in my facility

Hypsophrys (formerly Neetroplus) nematopus 2-2.5”             12.50                      F1 juveniles of stock I collected in Rio Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Nandopsis             tetracanthus                         1.25-1.5  7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.        juves of cb ‘Cuban cichlids’- showy as adult w/ attractive blk & wht mosaic pattern

Parachromis       dovii ‘Rio Tempisque      1.25-1.5”               8.50                        1st time offer of F1 juves from gorgeous adults collected in Rio Tempisque, Costa Rica

                              loisellei ‘Rio Tempisque 1.5-2”                    12.50                      wild juveniles from NW Costa Rica watershed; displays intricate black markings on ylw body

                                                                        3-3.5”                    28.00                      wild adolescents of NW Costa Rica river beginning to display some blue w/ blk markings

                              loisellei ‘Rio Banano       3-3.5”                    28.00                      wild adolescents collected from SE Costa Rica watershed-remarkable orange base body color

                                                                        4-4.5”                    35.00                      wild gold/orange young adults displaying characteristic color

Paraneetroplus ‘formerly Paratheraps & Vieja species’

                              argentea                               1.5-2”    15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.      juveniles of super showy species w/ blk freckled pearl body and tall profile

                              fenestratus ‘blue’                3-3.5”    15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.      cb red head/blue ‘Rio Antigua’ fenes; very impressive and highly colorful as adult

                                                                          4-4.5”    20.00 or 4 @ 17.50 ea.      next size up on ‘Rio Antigua’ grow outs beginning to color up

                              fenestratus ‘pink’               3-3.5”    12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.      cb juves of red/pink and black marbled form of very impressive, lg growing species

                                                                          4-4.5”                    20.00                      next size up on grow outs that are changing color to pink

                              heterospilus                         2-2.5”    12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.      cb juves of seldom offered, mild-mannered & colorful Guatemalan treat

                      maculicauda ‘Rio Banano     3-3.5”    20.00 or 4 @ 17.50 ea.      wild adolescent ‘black belt cichlids’ collected in Costa Rica-lg growing & impressive species

                                                                          4-5”                        35.00                      wild young adult ‘black belt cichlids’ beginning to display bold markings and color

                              synsplilus                              4”                           20.00                      cb adolescents of really red-headed race already beginning to display color

                                                                            7-8”                        50.00                      lg sized, highly colorful cb young adults of really red-headed race

Petenia                  splendida                              6-7”                        30.00                      ‘red bay snook’ young adults; menacing appearance - yet mild mannered temperament

Rocio                     octofasciata ‘gold dempsey’ 5-6”                  50.00                      cb lg showy adult males of fully gold jack Dempsey!

                              octofasciata ‘red belly’     1”                           7.50                        cb juves of Chiapas ‘red belly dempsey’-highly colorful race displays wine red belly

                              ‘electric pink dempsey     1.5-2”      25.00 or 5 @ 20.00 ea.     incredible line bred form of dempsey featuring pink & gold body w/ intricate dark blue markings!

                              ‘electric blue dempsey     1.25-1.5” 18.00 or 5 @ 15.00 ea.    beautifully colored, mild mannered ‘electric blues’                


                                                                VARIOUS OLD WORLD CICHLID SPECIES


Hemichromis      sp. ‘turquoise’                      3-3.5”    12.50 or 4 @ 10.00 ea.      cb ‘electric turquoise’ colored sides with red and blue fins-highly colorful md growing jewel

Paratilapia          sp. ‘small spot’                    1.5-2”    12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.      juveniles of Madagascar species ‘small spot polleni’ w/ jet blk body, gold & turq. spangles

Pelmatochromis buettikoferi                2.5-3” fem/4-5” male  35.00 pr                seldom offered, cb very attractive/colorful red & yellow West African treat


                                                                NON CICHLID / ODDBALL SPECIES


Acestrorhynchus pantaneiro                           4-5”                        65.00                      extremely rare import of Pantanal ‘red fin barracuda’! Already eating 100% frozen/freeze dried foods

Astyanax              aeneus                                   2.5-3”      12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.     iridescent green sided, highly active wild Costa Rican tetras

Brachyrhaphis    rhabdophorus                     1.25-2.5”     5 lot @ 40.00                 wild Costa Rican live bearer from Rio Tempisque drainage; sunset colored w/ orng & blk fins & vertical bars on body

                              roseni                                    1.25-2.5”     5 lot @ 50.00                 wild red-finned ‘cardinal Brachy’ live bearer from La Cuesta/Laurel in extreme S. Costa Rica

Characidium       fasciatum                             2.5-3”    12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.     wild ‘tiger darter characin’ from Mage, Rio de Janeiro- cool poise and comport of small, peaceful aquarium denizen

Charax leticiae ‘Rio Tocantins’    3-4”        35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 ea.      aka ‘Franken Charax’-rare import of humpbacked, predatory characin w/ iridescent orange horizontal stripe

Chromobotia       macracanthus                     4-4.5”    55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea.      large clown loaches seldom available at this size; exponentially more rare and expensive if found at larger sizes

Dormitator          latifrons                                7-9”        50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.      glowing rainbow colored ‘fat sleeper gobies’! Mostly red w/ yellow & blue-rare import from Pacific slope of Costa Rica

Esox                       americanus                          2.5-3”                    50.00                      juvenile ‘red fin pickerel’! Grows to only 12” and highly colorful.  Awesome aquarium fish that can be kept as tropical

                                                                            4-5”                        85.00                      next size up on ‘red fin pickerel’.  So uniquely predatory in appearance; a very rare find!

Hemigrammus    ulreyi                                     1.5-2”    8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.           ideal for small community/dwarf cichlid tank - wild Rio Paraguay ‘broken line tetra’

Hoplias                 curupira ‘black wolf fish’ 8”                          220.00                   ‘Orinoco black wolf fish’ of great md size

Hydrolycus          armatus                                5”           85.00 or 3 @ 75.00 ea       real Orinoco armatus! Highly seasonal / available only few weeks per year;  great, hardy md size on hand now!!

Laemolyta           taeniata                                 5-7”        75.00 or 2 @ 70.00 ea.      super rarely imported Anostomid with striking silver belly/thick black horizontal stripe/brass back

Lepomis                marginatus                          2-2.5”                    12.50                      F1 bred ‘dollar sunfish’ – an absolutely gorgeous orange spotted, mild mannered, small-growing warm water sunfish

Leporinus             fasciatus ‘Rio Tocantins’ 4-4.5”     60.00 or 2 @ 55.00 ea.      unique and striking Brazilian characin with bold irregular black bands on gold body, red fins

                              pellegrini ‘Rio Tocantins’ 4-4.5”   65.00 or 2 @ 60.00 ea.      seldom imported characin with wild spots and bands alternating pattern on gold body!
Melanotaenia      herbertaxelrodi                  2.5-3”    18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.      Lake Tebera rainbowfish: highly attractive yellow & blue body w/ red fins

Metynnis               fasciatus                               4-4.5”    55.00 or 3 @ 50.00 ea.       real ‘banded silver dollars’ from Rio Capim, Brazil – bold tiger stripes/very attractive!

Mylesinus             paraschomburgkii             4-4.5”    65.00 or 3 @ 60.00 ea.      Rio Tapajos ‘dolphin pacu’-highly unusual and very rare import of ‘collector silver dollar species’

Myleus                  micans                                   9-10”             425.00 ea. net cost      very rare import of highly coveted Rio Sao Francisco blood-red fin pacu-type-incredible show fish!

Osteoglossum      bicirrhosum                         8-9”                        85.00                      wild Colombian silver arowana of great md size

Paracheirodon    axelrodi                ‘cardinal tetra’   lg         12 for 30.00, 25 for 45.00    jumbo wild ‘Colombian cardinals’ for one of the most inspiring and colorful school of fish!

Piaractus             brachypomus ‘albino’        14-15”                   150.00                   1st US imported, largest size offered of ‘albino pacu

                              mesopotamicus                   5”             35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea..   rare import of ‘ylw belly pacu’, ‘pacu caranha’- looks like giant pacu but grows to only 18”

Poecilia                 gilliTempisque                2.5-3.5”                 45.00 trio              wild Rio Tempisque, lg growing orange spotted molly with red/orange fins

                              mexicana ‘Limon’             3-3.5”                    45.00 trio              wild lg and gorgeous adults of Costa Rica molly w/ fluorescent orange edged fins on male

Potamotrygon     motoro ‘marbled’              10”                  350.00-400.00            select top quality wild Orinoco marbles-each w/ unique & stunning patterns; photos available

Rivulus                  hildebrandi                          2.5-3”                    15.00                      wild Rio Chirrique, red/brown marbled Panama killifish

Scleropages         jardini                                   3.5”                        75.00                      juvenile Australian arowana – solid/robust body on truly stunning and prehistoric species!                                                                        

Spinibarbus         denticulatus                         15”                         150.00 pr.             large pair of seldom imported ‘Phoenix barbs’-red cheeks on green body

Tetragonopterus argenteus ‘Rio Tocantins’ 3-3.5”  40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.      huge-eyed, seldom imported red-finned tetra grows to 5-6”!

Tucanoichthys    tucano ‘Rio Uaupes’          md          30.00 or 5 @ 28.00 ea.      rarely offered/newly imported ‘toucan tetras’ – highly coveted for nano tanks and breeding


                                                CATFISH SPECIES (INCLUDING FANCY PLECOS)


Amblydoras         affinis                                    4-5”        45.00 or 3 @ 40.00 ea.      lg sized ‘marbled thorny cats’ from Rio Apeu, Brazil.  A seldom imported, long time favorite for md sized tank mates

Anadoras              weddelli                                1.5-2”    15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.      wild, md growing attractive marbled thorny cats from Pantanal – really fun to view; active and gregarious catfish

Auchenoglanis    occidentalis                          17”                         200.00                   jumbo ‘giraffe nosed cat’ from home tank w/ remarkably clear retention of bold, round spots over body & fins

Baryancistrus     beggini                                  3.5-4”                    40.00                      L239 ‘blue Panaque pleco’ – jumbo size of deep navy blue, md growing and hardy pleco

                              sp. ‘snow ball pleco           2.5-3”                    35.00                      LDA33/L142 ‘snow ball pleco’ from Rio Tapajos–bold contrast of lg white polka dots on jet black body & fins

Corydoras            ambiacus                              1.5-2”      10.00 or 4 @ 8.50 ea.       wild Peru ‘Cory cat’ with iridescent green sides covered in large black spots

                              ephippifer                            2-2.5”    35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.      seldom imported, wild lg growing Rio Amapari Cory; gold collar, black saddle, pepper-spotted body – very attractive

                             nattereri                               1.5-2”                    15.00                      wild blue lined Cory cat from Mage, Rio de Janeiro

                              virginiae                               2.5-3”                    25.00                      seldom imported wild Peru ‘Cory cat’ w/ sharp blk bandit eye stripe & blk saddle on each side of gold/green nape

                              weitzmani                             2-2.5”    25.00 or 4 @ 20.00 ea.      rarely imported, remarkable wild Peru ‘Cory cat’ with large, bold ‘panda saddle/spots’

Leiarius                pictus                                     10-12”                   200.00                   large and knock out attractive ‘painted sailfin cats’-bold pattern, huge dorsal, long banded barbels-crazy looking show cats!

Hemiancistrus     subviridis                             3.5-4”                    40.00                      L200 ‘green phantom pleco’ – lime green body with yellow spots and yellow fins – very attractive and hardy

Hoplosternum     magdalenae                         4-5”        25.00 or 2 @ 22.00 ea.      wild Colombian ‘hoplo cats’ – totally unique and peaceful md growing cat, one of the best to root around substrate day/night

Hypancistrus       sp. ‘mega clown’ 2-3”                        28.00                      L340 – stays small, hardy w/ very attractive blk/white maze pattern

Leporacanthicus galaxias                               2.5-3”                    50.00                      L240 ‘vampire plecos’ – stunning large cream polka dots on jet black, long-nosed pleco!

                              triactis                                   3.5-4”                    65.00                      L091 ‘triple beacon pleco’-remarkable orange/black banded dorsal, adipose, & caudal fin

                              sp. L263                                4-4.5”    85.00 or 2 @ 80.00 ea.      rare import of L263 from Rio Tapajos-grey spiny body covered in black spots, white tipped fins

Panaque  cf. nigrolineatus ‘watermelon’     6-8”                        65.00                      L330 ‘spotted royal/watermelon royal plecos’ – stunning display plecos

                cf. nigrolineatus ‘green royal’      2.5-3”                    40.00                      L191 Orinoco ‘green royal pleco’ w/ unique broken lined pattern       

Peckoltia              braueri                                  2.5-3”                    55.00                      L305 from Rio Branco, Roraima w/ orange fin & maze-like decorated head

                              sp. L288                                3-4”        35.00 or 3 @ 32.00 ea.      rare import of L288 from Rio Tapajos- boldly barred, gold body, orange/red fins

Pimelodella         gracilis                                  4-5”                        15.00                      ‘blue lined Pim cats’ from Peru; stays <6”, active and very easy to maintain in md sized community

Pseudacanthicus leopardus L600                  5-6”                        220.00                   the only truly lg growing ‘red fin leopardus pleco’- rare collection from Rio Branco, Roraima State

                              sp. L025                                3”                           225.00                   L025 amazing scarlet fin cactus plecos from Rio Xingu

                              sp. L097                                3”                           125.00                   L097 remarkable white polka dot cactus pleco from Rio Tapajos

Pseudolithoxus    anthrax                         2.5-3”/4-4.5”       25.00/35.00                  L235 ‘white spotted flyer pleco’ – highly unusual/unmistakably unique profile w/ lg pectorals

                                                                            5-6”                        50.00                      L235 – the largest adults I have ever seen! Magnificent spread of airplane-like, totally spiny pectoral fins!

Scleromystax      barbatus                               2.5-3”                    28.00                     large growing, highly impressive, wild ‘Cory cat’ from Mage, Rio de Janeiro

                             prionotus                              1.5-2”                    25.00                      seldom imported, elongated species from Mage, Rio de Janeiro

Synodontis           decorus                                 4-5”                        35.00                      great sized, very showy African catfish that can be kept in md-lg communities

                              eupterus                                4-5”                        35.00                      super sized, ornate African catfish with huge, feathered dorsal fin-great in md-lg communities


Please be aware that size, price, and availability are subject to change. 

There is no minimum quantity of fish or invoice total for any order.  Please keep in mind that shipping & handling costs plus box and seasonal heat pack charges will be added to your order.


I am promoting FedEx shipping on Friday for Saturday delivery.  The 'special Saturday delivery fee' (average cost of 18.00) that FedEx charges will not be applied to fish orders exceeding 100.00.

The regular FedEx next day air weekday cost of delivery is still applicable, but customers will no longer be responsible to pay anything extra for this service provided the fish order is over 100.00.  

So for those of you who are only available to accept a package on the weekend, there is no reason to hesitate ordering due to extra weekend delivery costs.

FedEx ‘ground’ or ‘home delivery’ service level does not operate on Saturday-it is only available on weekdays.


FedEx home delivery/ground shipping with next day by end of day delivery is available to most all of NJ, NY, PA, CT, DE, and MD.  Ground rates are extremely reasonable-even for larger orders.  This mode of shipping is applicable in the warmer seasons but not highly recommended during the winter.

FedEx priority AM delivery, standard next day delivery, and 2nd day delivery are available to most all domestic/US destinations.  Please forward your zip code for shipping quotes.

For airport shipped domestic (US) orders:  A 25.00 airport delivery charge is added to all orders.  You must pick up your order directly from the air cargo facility at specified airport. 

For export orders shipped via airport (including all Canada destinations):  Minimum order is $250.00 of fish and there is an additional clearance fee of $186.00 per shipment for US Fish and Wildlife paperwork clearance and inspections. 

Depending on the final destination, some international shipments require the services of an export broker.  This fee is $100.00 per shipment.   A 25.00 airport delivery charge is added to all orders.

European countries requiring Animal Health Certification from the USDA are subject to a 50.00 fee required to obtain this documentation.


For all fish orders over $350.00, I will deduct 5% from the invoice total of fish.  From fish orders exceeding $500.00, I will deduct 10% from the invoice total of fish.


All shipments are sent prepaid by credit/debit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover), Paypal, Western Union, Money Gram, or money order mailed in advance.

Please allow me to confirm that fish ordered are in stock for all prepaid orders prior to sending funds.


Given the high quality of fish shipped and special care taken to pack safely for transit, losses are very seldom experienced in shipping. 

I guarantee live arrival on FedEx shipments sent and delivered as priority overnight option ‘by 10:30 AM’ – and provided the package is not subject to claim via mishandling by carrier. 

Although I pack safely and successfully for extended transit times, next day delivery via ‘ground shipping/2nd day delivery/standard overnight by end of day delivery’ do not qualify for live arrival guarantee.

I will also guarantee live arrival of fish shipped via same-day air freight to/from airport; provided that flights are on time and shipment is picked up within 2 hours of arrival - and provided the package is not subject to claim due to mishandling by carrier. 

Any claims must be reported on the same day of receipt and photographic proof is required for documentation.  Any credit due will be awarded on your next order-no cash refunds.


Best regards, Jeff Rapps