TANGLED UP IN CICHLIDS STOCKLIST FOR WEEK OF APRIL 17, 2017 email: jeff.tuic@gmail.com, phone: 908-387-9858    
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GENUSSPECIESSIZECOSTCOMMENTS/REMARKS ABOUT SPECIES
  (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)
SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS    
Acarichthysheckelii 'albino'3"75.00 ea.cb brilliant white & red colored 'albino heckelii' of chunky size in very ltd qty only
Aequidenscf. diadema 'Jenero Herrara'1.5-2"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.wild Peruvian acara w/ rainbow of color
Andinoacararivulatus 'Rio Esmeraldas'2-2.5"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
Astronotuscf. rubrocellatus7-8"225.00 ea.wild Rio Branco, Roraima oscars from remotely collected habitat of highly sought after A. cf. rubrocellatus in ltd qty only
"ocellatus 'long fin red'10-11"75.00 ea.jumbo long fin/veil tail red oscar - only one adult available
Bujurquinarobusta4-5"25.00 ea.wild Peruvian mouth brooding acara; rare import w/ blue striped yellow face & pink cheeks-1 pr available
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-ltd qty only
Cichlakelberi 'R. Parana'4.5-5.5"200.00 ea.wild collected kelberi of beefy size & girth available in ltd qty only
"orinocensis7-7.5"/8-8.5"125.00/140.00 ea.wild Rio Atabapo 'orino bass' of large size & super honey-lime body color
""9-10"/11"165.00/185.00 ea.next size up on wild R. Atabapo 'orino bass' of super size & color
"piquiti 'R. Parana'6"225.00 ea.wild 'azul' of great size - only 2 individuals available
Cichlasomasp. 'Esmeraldas gold'2.5-3"50.00 or 5 @ 45.00 ea.wild R. Esmeraldas, Ecuador collected, absolutely remarkable golden xanthic acara; never imported/seen by me before
Crenicichlacf. jegui6-7"225.00 ea.wild R. Tocantins 'warrior pike' w/ bold facial stripes, lg mouth, attractive chestnut & blck markings; pellet trained-only 2 avail
"sp. 'Orinoco dwarf pike'3-3.5"12.50 or 4 @ 10.00 ea.wild Rio Orinoco watershed collected regani-like dwarf pike; all males
Geophagusabalios5-5.5"65.00 ea.wild collected from Puerto Carreņo - Rio Meta; highly attractive red & green striped, lg growing earth eater-very few available
""6-7"80.00 ea.huge wild adults from same collection as above; very impressive, showy individuals
"altifrons3.5-4"30.00 or 4 @ 27.00 ea.cb R. Tapajos form of lg growing & showy earth eater that develops streamers on fins
"sp. 'Caqueta'3.5-4.5"28.00 or 3 @ 25.00 ea.wild undescribed Geo. collected from Puerto Rico on Rio Guayas; vertical bars over red spotted flanks w/ red ventral anal fins
""5-6"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 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
""4-4.5"50.00 or 3 @ 45.00 ea.wild R. San Juan, Choco collected subadults of 10" growing, yellow-lipped, hump headed earth eater
"sveni5-6"125.00 ea.wild Rio Parana young adults of this absolutely stunning red & green, showy earth eater
"sp. 'red head Tapajos'3.5-4"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.cb great sized grow outs of colorful, md growing, gregarious earth eater
Gymnogeophaguscf. 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
Herosefasciatus 'Santarem'5-6"125.00 pr.wild lg adult pairs from Santarem; beautifully colored 'red spotted turquoise severum' - 2 pairs available
"efasciatus 'R. Tapajos'2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb Rio Tapajos 'red spot turquoise severum' of chunky grow out size
"sp. 'red spotted gold'2.5"25.00 ea.cb non-hormoned 'super red severum'; healthy, stable & colorful additions to any md community
Hoplarchuspsittacus1.5"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida, Colombia juveniles; a rare offer of tank bred 'parrot cichlids'
""2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.F1 R. Inirida 'parrot cichlids' of next chunky size up
""5-5.5"55.00 ea.wild Inirida, Colombia lg juveniles/adolescents in seldom offered ml size; ltd qty available
Hypselecaratemporalis2.5-3"12.50 or 5 @ 10.00 ea.cb Peru 'chocolate cichlids' - adults display attractive burgundy red/purple w/ green
Mikrogeophagusramirezi1.5"8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ea.wild Rio Meta 'rams' of brilliant blue w/ yellow colors
"jurupari 'Colombia'4-5"25.00 or 4 @ 22.00 ea.lg wild adults from Colombia; a robust eartheater of chartreuse color
Uarufernandezyepezi4-4.5"100.00 ea.wild R. Atabapo 'panda Uaru' of adolescent size; a highly coveted & seldom imported gem
""5-6"125.00 or 3 @ 115.00 ea.wild R. Atabapo 'panda Uaru' of young adult size; very well conditioned & greedy eaters
CENTRAL AMERICAN CICHLIDS    
Amatitlaniakanna1.25-1.5"/3"10.00/25.00 ea.F1 Rio Banano, CR juveniles of blue throated species w/ purple cheeks & purple sheen to body; very ltd # of lg males also available
 nigrofasciata2.5-3"15.00 ea.cb German bred Rio Motagua, Guatemala males of boldy barred black & white convicts in very limited quantity
"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'2.5" + 3-4"25.00 pr / 3-4"male @ 15 ea.F2 blue/orange sided western Costa Rica convict adult pairs or lg males w/ fin extensions & great color
"cf. siquia 'blue Honduran'2.5-3"15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 ea.cb 'Honduran redpoint blue convicts' of great size & intense blue coloration
"cf. siquia 'Rio Claro'3-3.5"20.00 ea.F1 adult males of Honduran provenance - only 2 available
Amphilophuscitrinellus 'gold barred'2-2.5"10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 ea.F1 'gold barred midas' bred from the only two gold barred individuals from SF Libre, Lago Managua, NIC
""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 adults
"lyonsi1-1.25"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.cb juveniles of likely to be extinct in wild species (I've tried unsuccessfully to find them on two occasions in CR and PAN)
"sagittae5-6"35.00 ea.F2 young adults of ylw/blue/white/orange from the cream sickle colored jumbo pair of exclusive TUIC Lago Xiloa, NIC import
"trimaculatus2-2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 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"40.00 pr; 15.00 fem, 25.00 malenext size up on adolescents of R. Naranjo trimacs
""4-5"75.00 pr.one young adult pair of R. Naranjo trimac available
Archocentruscentrarchus4-4.5"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" + 5-6"60.00 pr, 40.00 maleF1 Siquirres, CR adult 'flier cichlids' in full color, sexed pairs available
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
Herichthyscarpintis2-2.5"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
Maskoherosregani 'R. Sarabia'7-7.5"125.00 ea or 250.00 pr.F1 adults of super size & color - a very rare offer of vividly colored, privately grown outs; one pair only available
Neetroplusnematopus 2-2.5"12.50 ea.F1 juveniles of robust & uniquely 'blue faced neets' from R. Grande de Matagalpa, Nicaragua in ltd qty only
""3-3.5"25.00 ea.F1 adolescent males in limited quantity
Oscuraheterospila9-10"150.00 ea.jumbo adult males of super impressive size & color; a very rare offer - only two available
Parachromisdovii1.5"10.00 ea.juveniles from personally collected wild R. Tempisque, Costa Rica male & captive Nicaraguan fem; each w/ bright turquoise fins
"loisellei2-2.5"12.50 or 6 @ 10.00 ea.cb of Panamanian origin; the southernmost populations of this guapote sport rich honey colored body w/ amber fins
"managuensis5-5.5"35.00 ea.cb great sized Nicaraguan 'black & white jaguar cichlid'
"motaguensis1.5-2"8.50 or 6 @ 8.00 ea.cb Honduran 'red tiger mots' of juvenile size; already displaying characteristic red spotting
Peteniasplendida5-6"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 4.5-5.5"25.00 ea.cb 'jack dempsey' young adults w/ beautiful blue splangles; pairs available upon request
Talamancaherossieboldi1.5"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
""2-2.5"18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 ea.next size up on F2 R. Gariche grow outs displaying some mature coloration
Thorichthysaffinis1.25-1.5"15.00 ea.F1 Lago Peten, Guatemala' juveniles of orange throated rarity in trade in very ltd qty
"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"7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ea.F2 Rio Candelaria, MX juveniles - a beautifully colored race in which both sexes display red colored sides
"salvini 'Usamacinta'5-6"50.00 ea.F1 jumbo males of highly colorful population in rarely offered jumbo size
Vieja breidohri2-2.5"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.cb juves of beautifully colored MX species w/ sapphire blue above & pastel pink below
"maculicauda5.5-6"35.00 ea.cb 'black belt cichlid' adolescents; highly attractive, lg growing & widespread species w/ red cheek/chest & tail
"var. synspila7"50.00 ea.cb young adult 'red head synspila' displaying great color; one adult male available
AFRICAN/OLD WORLD CICHLIDS    
Aulonocarastuartgranti 'red Maleri'3.5-4"50.00 ea.cb 'redChidunga Rocks' males of gorgeous mature orange/red adult color in ltd qty
"stuartgranti 'sunshine'3.5-4"50.00 ea.cb 'yellow Maleri' males of glowing yellow & blue color in ltd qty only
"sp. 'red dragon blood/firefish'3.5"50.00 ea.cb 'red dragon blood' or simply 'firefish' males of glowing red color w/ blue highlights; ltd qty only
Boulengerochromismicrolepis6-7"100.00 ea.cb 'emperor cichlid' - the largest growing Old World cichlid; a very rare import of larger individuals in ltd qty only
Etroplussuratensis2.5-3"15.00 or 5 @ 12.50 ea.F1 juveniles of large growing, highly ornate 'green chromide': a spectacular jewel spotted, less aggressive rarity
Labeotropheustrewavasae 'albino redtop'3.5-4.5"100.00 prcb outstanding pair of albino red tops; male bright white w/ red fins, female solid tangerine color-only 1 pair avail
Oreochromissp. niloticus8-9"50.00 ea.cb cream sickle colored 'Tilapia' of large size & attractive color/pattern - only one available
Paratilapiapolleni2-2.5"12.50 ea.cb juveniles of attractive velvet black/turquoise spangled Madagascar 'marakely'
Paretroplusmenarambo1.5"35.00 ea.cb juveniles of Madagascar 'pin striped damba'; a rarely bred treasure that resembles marine tang
Placidochromiscf. phenochilus 'Tanzania'3-3.5"40.00 or 3 @ 35.00 ea.cb 'star sapphire Hap'; a spectacularly colorful & showy sapphire blue species w/ white-gold flake pattern
Protomelassp. steveni 'Taiwan Reef'3-3.5"40.00 ea.cb young males of spectacular blue/gold red finned 'Malawi Hap' in ltd qty
NON-CICHLID-ODDBALLS/CHARACINS, ETC. (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Curimatavittata5-5.5"75.00 ea.very rarely collected, ornately banded Curimata; awesome 10" growing show characin - only two available
Hoplerythrinusunitaeniatus9-10"150.00 ea.rarely imported/seen in jumbo size: 'gold wolf fish/shuyo amarillo' imported from Peru in ltd qty
Hopliascurpira10"200.00 ea.only one 'black wolf fish' available of great size, pattern, & fins
Lepomisminiatus1.25-1.5"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
Myloplusrubripinnis3.5-4"25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 ea.md sized 'red hook silver dollar'; a larger growing, attractive, super md-lg cichlid community/dither species
Mylossomaduriventre4-5"40.00 ea.Peruvian 'palometa'; a seldom imported silver $ w/ impressive 'deep keel' & attractive red anal fin
Osteoglossumferreirai10-12"225.00 ea.ml 'blue/black arowana'; hardy size w/ rich color
Salminusbrasiliensis6-7"85.00 ea.aquaculture bred in Brazil 'Pantanal golden dorado' of jchunky size
LORICARIIDAE - PLECOSTOMUS SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Acanthicushystrix8-9"150.00 ea.L155 'lyre tail pleco' of R. Branco, Roraima, Brazil; xl growing, super thorny, jet black, prehistoric showy pleco; only one available
Ancistrinisp. L0692-2.5"40.00 or 4 @ 35.00 ea.L069 rarely collected gold & black uniquely banded gem from Alenquer, R. Amazonas
Baryancistrusbeggini3-3.5"35.00 ea.L239 'blue Panaque' - md growing sp. that boasts legitimate blue cast over body & fins w/ sky blue trimmed fins
"chrysolomus2.5"50.00 ea.L047 'mango pleco'; a truly green-bodied pleco w/ ornate yellow trimmed fins ; only one available
Dekeyseriasp. L0525-6"28.00 ea or 3 @ 25.00L052 'Colombian banded butterfly pleco' of jumbo size; attractive wavy bands on md growing species
Hemiancistrussubviridis5-6"65.00 ea.L200 'green phantom pleco' of super size; remarkable lime green body w/ yellow fins & spots on head
Hypancistrusmargaritatus3"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 & dorsal area
"soniae3-3.5"35.00 ea.L137 'blue eye red fin pleco' - attractive, md growing, super algae eating R. Tapajos pleco - only 2 available
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 ea.L029 'galaxy vampire pleco' from R. Tocantins; bold gold spots on black body w/ long nose - only 1 avail
"triactis4"50.00 ea.L091 'three beacon pleco'; chocolate brown body w/ black spots & red tipped fins - only 1 avail
Panaquecochliodon8"400.00 ea.Colombian R. Magdalena 'blue eyed pleco' of smallest size imported that I have personally seen in >20 years - only 1 fish of this size
Panaqoluschangae2.5-3"35.00 or 4 @ 32.00 ea.L226 Peru collected, attractively banded md growing species
Peckoltiasabaji4-5"50.00 ea.L075 'Para pleco' or as I've dubbed it - 'decorus pleco' for Syno. decorus-like lg. spotted fins; hardy & highly attrative of super size
Pseudacanthicusleopardus8"300.00 ea.L600 'Rio Branco, Roraima' Extremely rare import of lg growing (to 16"!) 'leop. redfin cactus pleco'-one red fin show male avail
"pitanga5-6"150.00 ea.L024 Rio Tocantins 'red fin cactus pleco' of robust size in ltd qty only
"sp. L0652.5"75.00 ea.L065 'blizzard cactus' or 'mustang cactus pleco' - F1 adorable juveniles of very rarely imported Pseuda. species in ltd qty
"sp. L0976-7"125.00 ea.L097 'polka dot cactus pleco' from Rio Curua-Una, Para, Brazil; a truly thorny & very attractive Pseudacanthicus; very ltd qty only
"sp. LDA1055"650.00 ea.LDA105 'typhoon' or 'fire spot cactus pleco'- very rare import of immensely desirable show species; only one individual still avail
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 of a highly attractive, md growing pleco
Pseudorinelepisgenibarbis4"35.00 ea.Peru 'pinecone pleco'; unique leather-like skin, body covered by armor-like plates - only 2 available
"sp. L095 5-6"150.00 ea.L095 fabulous 'orange cheek pinecone plecos' of rarely seen md size collected from Rio Branco, Roraima, Brazil
Pterygoplichthysgibbiceps 'albino'7-8"50.00 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' two individuals of xl size available; very clean & impressive
Scobliancistrussp. 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
Squaliformaemarginata3.5-4.5"25.00 ea.L011 'red fin thresher pleco' - named after resemblance to thresher shark w/ elongated lower lobe of caudal fin
Sturisomaaureum 'albino'3-4"50.00 ea.cb true 'albino farlowella/whiptail cat'; remarkable pink/white whiptail w/ red eyes-only 2 available
CATFISH SPECIES (wild collected unless indicated otherwise)    
Astroblepusmancoi1.5-2"50.00 ea.extremely rare import of remarkably ornate 'bumble bee stargazing cats' from Peru-ltd qty only
"taczanowskii1.5-2"50.00 ea.extremely rare import of solid red-orange colored 'coral stargazing cats' from Peru-ltd qty only
Cephalosilurusapurensis8-9"200.00 ea.an awesome 'pet cat', the 'Apure orange jelly bee cat' grows large & has huge appetite; only one individual available
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 - only 4 avail
Goldiellaeques6"50.00 ea.Peru collected 'horse head cat' of great size; an attractively patterned cat well suited for md-lg community - remains <12"
Hemibagrusnemurus 'albino'6-7"50.00 ea.cb albino form of 'Asia red tail cat'; stand out ivory body w/ red eyes & yellow fins - very showy in lg species tank
Leiariusmarmoratus3-3.5"35.00 ea.Peru 'marbled sailfin cat' juveniles; adorable at this size; can grow to spectacular show cat of 20-24"
Liosomodorasoncinus4-4.5"/5-6"60.00/75.00 ea.jumbo 'jaguar cats' of rarely imported size w/ gorgeous orange & amber w/ intricate black markings-very ltd # of each size
Mystuswolffii5-6"35.00 ea.seldom imported 'Thai moon cat' of bright platinum blue/grey color - only two available
Notorusinsignius2.5"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 - only two available
Pimelodusalbofasciatus7-8"35.00 ea.'four lined Pim cats'; active species that mixes well in md-lg community tanks
"ornatus5-6"75.00 ea.Peru 'ornate Pim cats'; md growning (to 12") cat w/ very attractive broad blue/black & white stripes
Pinirampuspirinampu2.5-3"35.00 ea.Peru 'blue jumper cat' juveniles; active, strong swimming, showy & lg growing Pim in easily shipped juv. Size-only one avail
Pterodorasgranulosus10-12"50.00 or 2 @ 45.00 ea.jumbo growing 'prehistoric cats' - awesome show cats that resemble marine shark; cannot swallow but smallest of tank mates
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