Tangled Up in Cichlids

Week of May 16 - 22,  2022 stock availability

F0 = Wild caught fish taken from nature.

F1 = First generation fish spawned from wild fish.

F2 = Second generation spawned from F1 fish.

CB = F3 or greater; tank raised fish and/or of unknown provenance.  

'M/F Pair' = Sexed male and female sold as pair

'Breeding Pair' = Male and Female that have previously spawned successfully

Sex of fish is never guaranteed. All fish are unsexed unless specified as such.


Listed sizes indicate the range of size in 'TL' (total length) for the listed species as measured from smallest to largest of the actual current stock and are guaranteed to be within 1/16th +/-  of an inch of accuracy. Fish will never be smaller than advertised size (within 1/16th +/- ) but may arrive upsized.


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Central American Cichlids
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Astratheros macracanthus 'Rio Los Perros' F2

Uncommon in nature with unique characteristics distinguish it as the only remaining Astatheros species. Grows 10-12" but does well with md growing, md aggression species. Features include robust body shape w/ pastel colors, broad vertical bars w/ pearl scale pattern and orange eyes.

1.5 - 2":  $5 ea.

2.5 - 3": $10 ea.

Cibroheros alfari 'Rio Este' F2

F2 juveniles of Rio Este, Costa Rican beauties

2.5 - 3": $15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea. 

Cribroheros altifrons

Great sized CB juveniles of colorful golden yellow bodied central American sand sifter covered in blue spangles and hues with black vertical mid-lateral band

2 - 2.5": $18 ea. 

Cribroheros longimanus 'Rio San Juan' F2

F2 juveniles of colorful gold/yellow bodied violet red breasted beauties bred from Rio San Juan, Costa Rican stock

1": $8 ea. 

Cribroheros robertsoni

CB juveniles of medium growing, brilliant blue spangled central American sand sifter

1.5 - 2": $5 ea.

Cryptoheros cutteri

Beautifully colored featuring a horizontal electric blue stripe over brilliant yellow body  and vertical black striped pattern on this small-medium growing mild mannered species 

1.5 - 2" $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 

Herichthys carpintis

Gorgeous CB juveniles of brilliant electric blue large spotted stock; most similar to the popular 'Escondido' population originally imported by TUIC

3 - 3.5": $18 ea. 

Herichthys cyanoguttatus

CB grow outs of the USA's only native cichlid the 'Texas cichlids' that are covered with lateral rows of blue/green spangles and tiny pin spotted faces

3 - 3.5'': $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 

Herichthys sp. 'El Salto' F1

Rare offering of potentially undescribed carpintis-like, robust Mexican gem w/ emerald green spangles, black throat, and green striped cheeks. Bred in house from my recently collected wild Rio El Salto, MX breeders.
1.5 - 2": $15 ea. 

Herichthys tamasopoensis

Juveniles of bright green, blue spangled beauties that display a striking black/white breeding color

2 - 2.5": $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 

Hypsophrys nicaraguensis

CB adolescent multicolored 'macaw cichlid' medium - large growing with mild aggression that feature a rainbow of colors as adults

3 - 3.5": $18 ea.​​ or sexed pairs @ $40 pr. 

Maskaheros argentea

CB juveniles of majestic, large growing, tall silver bodied species covered in black pepper spotted pattern

1.5 - 2": $15 ea. 

Maskaheros regani

CB juveniles of beautifully colored, large growing species featuring emerald green body w/ red spotted scales

1.5 - 2": $15 ea. 

Nandopsis tetracanthus

Juvenile grow out 'Cuban' cichlids already displaying ornate black mosaic patterns over pearl colored bodies 

2 - 2.5": $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 

Parachromis dovii

Juvenile grow outs of giant growing predatory 'wolf cichlid' bred from colorful CB Costa Rican stock that display intense turquoise blue coloring with heavy spotted pattern at maturity. A true show species for the large aquaria

3.5 - 4": $20 ea.

Parachromis manguensis 'Rio Danto'

Juvenile 'Jaguar cichlid' bred from long term kept Rio Danto, La Ceiba Honduran stock already displaying intricate bold black pattern over golden/yellow bodies

2 - 2.5": $15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea. 

Paraneetroplus bulleri

CB juveniles of incredibly colorful Mexican riverine species that display several black blotches along length of magenta & gold body at maturity

1.5 - 2": $18 ea. or 6 @ $15 ea. 

Rheoheros lentiginosum 'Rio Chacamax'

CB juveniles of rarely available slender built riverine species that features gorgeous pastel blue, purple & red hues over silver body with several vertical black bands

1.5 - 2": $20 ea. or 5 @ $18 ea. 

Rocio octofasciata

Young adult CB aquarium classic 'Jack Dempsey' w/ brilliant blue spangling & purplish colored head on males, and blue cheeks on females

2.5 - 3": 12.50 ea.

3.5 - 4": $20 ea. 

Trichromis salvini 'Rio Grijalva'

Juveniles from long term captive bred Rio Grijalva(formally Rio Tabasco) MX stock that feature striking red and blue spangled patterns over bright yellow bodies

3 - 3.5": $15 ea. 

Vieja breidohri 'Rio Salado' F2

Juveniles of less blocky/more streamlined riverine form of highly colorful sky blue & pastel pink race

2 - 2.5": $18 ea. 

Vieja hartwegi 

Juvenile grow out 'tail bar cichlid'  that develop is to impressive red & blue spotted pattern

4.5 - 5": $20 ea.

Vieja maculicauda

Juveniles of large growing CB Black belts featuring silver bodies covered in black 'pepper' spots with distinct black "belt" and blood red throat 

2.5 - 3": $15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea. 

Vieja melanura 'var. synspila'

CB 'red head synspila' grow outs that display a rainbow of color w/ extensive red head & ventral coloration at maturity

3 - 3.5": $18 ea. 

South American Cichlids
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Acarichthys heckelii

CB 'threadfin acara' grow outs covered with rows of sparkling diamond spots and long fin extensions at maturity

1.5 - 2": $12.50 ea. @ $10 ea. 

Aequidens metae 'Rio Manacacias' F0

Impressively colored and sized, 'yellow/orange saddle acara from newly offered Rio Manacacias location, a tributary of Rio Meta

3 - 3.5": $25 ea. 

4 - 4.5": $35 ea. 

Aequidens patricki 'Rio Aguaytia'

Seldom offered red/orange & green acara from tank bred from previous TUIC imported Rio Aguaytia, Peruvian collected stock. 

1 - 1.5": $12.50 or 6 @ $10 ea.

Aequidens tetramerus 'Rio Guayas' F0 

Rarely offered wild collected Rio Guayas, Colombian 'saddle acara', a robust & hardy medium growing species 

3 - 3.5": $45 ea. - limited quantity available 

Acaronia vultuosa 'Rio Inirida'

Wild caught, fantastic sized, Rio Inirida 'big-eyed cichlid' w/ distinct war painted face markings over copper colored body; a rarely imported treat for basket mouth cichlid fans

3.5 - 4": $35

Andinoacara cf. coeruleopunctatus 'Rio Guale' F1

First ever offering of F1 juveniles of newly discovered coeru-like acara from one time ever collection(2021) from Darien Gap, Choco, Colombia featuring emerald green body covered in blue spangles and striped face 

1 - 1.5": $18 ea. or 6 @ $15 ea. 

Andinoacara latifrons 'Rio Meta' F0

Juvenile wild Colombian 'turquoise acara' w/ turquoise striped/spangled face & gold & turquoise spangled body. Gorgeous, easy to keep and spawn

2.5 - 3": $18 ea.

3.5 - 4": $25 ea. - limited quantity available

Andinoacara rivulatus

Brightly colored CB juvenile 'green terror' already displaying bright blue/green and orange coloring

2 - 2.5": $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 

3 - 3.5": $18 ea. 

Astronotus cf. ocellatus 'Puerto Carreno' F0

Wild juvenile 'orinoco oscars'  collected from Rio Orinoco @ Puerto Carreno; sporting impressive, highly ornate juvenile pattern 

3 - 3.5": $20 ea.

Astronotus cf. ocellatus 'Rio Caqueta' F0

Wild collected undescribed 'oscar' from Rio Caqueta provenance currently displaying ornate juvenile swirl patterns and later mature into gorgeous balck & tan band pattern with rows of brigth red lateral spottingn on rear flanks

2 - 2.5": $12.50 or 6 @ $10 ea. 

Astronotus crassipinnis 'Rio Araguaia' F0

Wild Brazilian black & gold banded real Rio Araguaia 'bumblebee oscars'; the most requested and sought after 'oscar'

5.5 - 6": $115 ea.

Australoheros scitulus 'Rio Cuaro'  F1

Medium growing beautifully colored red-bellied chanchito from North-Central Uruguay 

1.5 - 2": $10 ea. 

2.5 - 3": $15 ea. 

Australoheros sp. 'Local' F1

F1 juveniles of undescribed 'chanchito' collected on the family ranch of the late Felipe Cantera near Canada El Local, Valentines, Uruguay. Similar to popular sp. 'Red Ceibal'.  Males grow to  7" for males and smaller for females

1 - 1.5": $10 ea. 

Australoheros scitulus 'Rio Queguay' F1

Rare rust colored chanchito at maturity and the first time ever this population has been offered in US hobby available in a very limited quantity 

1.5 - 2": $10 ea. 

2.5 - 3": $15 ea. 

Biotodoma wavrini 'Rio Inirida' F0

Seldom imported wild Rio Inirida collected Colombian earth eating specialists at a great size available in a limited quantity

2.5 - 3": $20 ea. 

Bujurquina mariae 'Leticia' F0

Rarely seen or collected, potentially first US commercial import, collected from Rio Amazonas @ Leticia by my team of Colombian collectors. A TUIC exclusive!

3.5 - 4": $35 ea. - limited quantity available

Bujurquina oenolaemus

Seriously rare offer of juveniles bred from stock I imported in 2020 of rainbow-colored Bolivian rarity covered with brilliant turquoise blue spangles. A must have species for the serious acara collector! 

1 - 1.5": $30 ea. 

Caquetaia myersi 'Rio Guayas' F0

Wild collected juveniles of uniquely specialized large-mouthed piscivore featuring, red eyes, bright yellow body from rarely collected Rio Guayas, Colombia

2 - 2.5": $35 ea. 

Cichla monoculus

CB juveniles of  rarely available 'Mono peacock bass', arguably the most colorful species w/ red fins, yellow body, black saddles at maturity

3 - 3.5": $35 ea. 

Crenicichla frenata 'Trinidad' F0

Gorgeous & great sized medium growing wild Trinidad collected rarity that features bronze colored body with broken black lateral bar, bold ocelli spot on base of caudal, and is covered in brilliant gold spangles   

2.5 - 3": $25 ea. 

3.5 - 4": $35 ea. 

4.5 - 5": $45 ea. 

Geophagus altifrons 'Rio Araguaia'

CB juveniles of large growing earth eater featuring bold electric blue upper lip & lower jaw line and small black lateral blotch from Rio Araguaia Brazilian breeders

1.5 - 2": $20 ea. 

Geophagus argyrostictus 'Rio Xingu' F0

Wild collected Rio Xingu 'blue streak eartheater' that display turquoise blue streak under the eyes and blue spangling around black lateral blotch

3 - 3.5": $50 ea.

Geophagus brasiliensis

Juvenile grow outs of blue spangled, large growing & robust Brazilian eartheaters that make a great centerpiece fish or can mix well as a mild mannered large community cichlid

2 - 2.5": $18 ea. or 6 @ $15 ea. 

Geophagus cf. brasiliensis 'Laguna de Molle'

CB juveniles from F2 Laguna de Molle, Uruguay cool water tolerant stock; robust & jumbo growing, brilliantly turquoise spangled race from Uruguay at its southernmost known limit

1": $10 ea. 

Geophagus megasema 'Rio San Martin'

CB juveniles bred  from Rio San Martin, Bolivia collected stock; red & blue horizontal striped pattern, huge black lateral spot over golden colored body

1.5 - 2": $20 ea. or 5 @ $18 ea. 

Geophagus neambi 'Ro Tocantins' F0

Rarely offered wild collection of brilliantly blue spangled Rio Tocantins gems

3.5 - 4": $45 ea. or 5 @ $40 ea. 

Geophagus pellegrini 'Upper Rio San Juan' F0

Wild collected upper Rio San Juan, Choco, Colombia 'Yellow hump head' Geos displaying bright golden-yellow and blue colors available in a range of sizes

3.5 - 4": $40 ea. 

4.5 - 5": $50 ea. 

5.5 - 6": $60 ea. - limited quantity available

7": $70 ea. - limited quantity available

Geophagus sp. 'Redhead Tapajos' F0

Rarely offered wild young adults of highly requested medium growing eartheater featuring signature bright red heads and electric blue striped tails in rarely offered large size!

4.5 - 5.5": $100 ea.  

Geophagus sp. 'Redhead Tapajos'

CB juveniles of medium growing bright redheaded eartheaters 

1.5 - 2": $18 ea. or 6 @ $15 ea. 

Geophagus sp. 'Rio Branco'

CB juveniles of large growing breathtakingly beautiful undescribed eartheaters from Rio Branco @ Roraima Brazil breeding stock

1.5 - 2": $18 ea. 

Geophagus sp. 'Rio Caete'

CB juveniles of rarely offered medium growing Rio Caete, Para Brazilian jewel; featuring wide horizontal red stripes over bronze colored body at maturity

1.5 - 2": $20 ea.  

Geopahus steindachneri 'Rio Magdelana' F0

Wild Colombian 'red hump' Geos; medium growing, very hardy species displaying deep red humped heads with sky blue sheen on sides of body

3 - 3.5": $20 ea. or 6 @ $18 ea. 

4 - 4.5": $30 ea. (sexed Males - limited quantity)

Geophagus sveni 'Rio Parana' F0

Wild young adolescents of exceedingly desirable Rio Parana sveni; the epitome of a showpiece species that every geo fan should keep

3.5 - 4": $90 ea. or 5 @ $85 ea. 

Geophagus sveni 'Rio Parana'

CB juveniles of Rio Parana sveni that mature into easily one of most beautiful species of Geo! 

1.5 - 2": $20 ea. 6 @ $18 ea. 

Geophagus winemilleri 'Rio Inirida' F0

Large sized wild young adults of very impressive and large growing, mild mannered eartheaters with red striped tails with bold black 'check mark' on cheeks

5.5 - 6': $70 ea. 

Gymnogeophagus caaguazuensis

Incredibly rare offering of small growing and incredibly colorful Caaguazu, Paraguay endemic earth eater that matures to gorgeous golden yellow body with red highlights and is covered in brilliant blue spangles.

2 - 2.5":  $25 ea. 

Gymnogeophagus terrapurpura 'Rio San Juan' F2

Juveniles of incredibly colorful rarely available Rio San Juan Uruguayan earth eater formally known as G. meridionalis; a small growing mild mannered species that is also cool water tolerant

1 - 1.5": $15 ea. or 6 @ $12.50 ea.

Heros cf. efasciatus 'rotkeil'

Adolescent grow outs of colorful and highly requested Peruvian red shoulder 'Rotkeil' severum in rarely offered size

3 - 4": $28 ea. or 6 @ $25 ea. 

Heros liberifer 'Rio Inirida' F0

Wild Colombian mouth-brooding, incredibly colorful red spotted/sided severum available in a limited quantity

4.5": $45 ea. - Limited quantity available

Heros sp. 'Inirida' F0

Wild rarely imported, beautiful yellow/lime colored severum w/ covered in spots on body & fins, very impressive!

3 - 3.5": $35 ea.

4 - 4.5": $45 ea. - limited quantity available

Hypselecara coryphaenoides 'Rio Preto Da Eva' F0

Beautiful scarlet red & yellow wild Brazilian 'yellow nape chocolate cichlid' from Rio Preto Da Eva in a rarely offered large chunky size and one of the nicest populations I have ever seen

5 - 6": $125.00 ea. - limited quantity available

7 - 8": $135.00 ea.  

Hypselecara temporalis

CB ‘chocolate cichlids’ richly colored, mild mannered & showy species featuring red wine colored body and blood red eyes

3 - 3.5": $25 ea. 

Ivanacara adoketa 'Rio Icana' F0 

Amazingly colored wild juveniles of small growing (less than 5") colorful amber and turquoise blue faced, black banded 'zebra acara' from the most colorful known, and extremely remote population of Rio Icana @ Colombia/Brazil border

1.5- 2": $40 ea. 

Krobia xinguensis 'Rio Xingu'

CB highly requested juveniles from Rio Xingu collected stock; small and peaceful with bold pattern already developing and striking orange/red scribbled face at maturity

1.5 - 2": $25 ea. 

Kronoheros cf. umbriferus 'Rio Magdalena' F0

Wild collected, highly requested & desirable Rio Magdalena, Colombia - 'blue freckled monsters' one of the largest growing, most impressive of all cichlids

4 - 4.5": $75 ea. - unsexed

Kronoheros cf. umbriferus 'Rio Magdalena' F1

Real F1 juvenile Rio Magdalena 'blue' umbie bred from 2021 collected wild breeders

1.5 - 2": $10 ea. 

Laetacara araguaiae 'Rio Tocantins' F0

Wild collected young adolescents of super colorful turquoise blue and yellow 'dwarf smiling acara' – formerly known as 'buckelkopf' from rarely offered Rio Tocantins provenance

1.5 - 2": $20 ea. or 6 @ $18 ea. 

Laetacara fulvipinnis 'Rio Atabapo' F0

Rarely imported Colombian 'smiling acara' with purple-striped face and amber & blue fins available at a great size in a limited quantity

2.5 - 3": $18 ea. 

3.5 - 4": $25 ea. 

Laetacara thayeri 'Leticia' F0

Rarely collected and imported 'Thayer’s Dwarf Acara' collected from Rio Amazonas by special request of my Colombian collectors. This is rare offer for small growing acara fans! 

2.5 - 3": $20 ea.

Mesoheros festae 'Narino' F0

UBER RARE, offering(3rd ever & potentially last) of wild Colombian collected 'red terrors' exclusively collected over several trips from the northern most known natural occurrence of festae @ Narino, Southwestern most dept. of Colombia that forms the political boundary with northwestern Ecuador 

3 - 3.5": $75 ea. 

4 - 4.5": $95 ea. 

5 - 5.5": $115 ea.

6 - 6.5": $150 ea. 

Mesoheros gephyrus 'Rio Calima' F0

Wild Rio Calima from extreme south of Choco State, Colombia; rarely imported juveniles of large growing, brilliant red & blue spangled beauty 

1.5 - 2": $28 ea. or 6 @ $25 ea. 

3.5": $80 ea. 

4.5": $90 ea.

6": $150.00 - male

Mesonauta guyanae 'Roraima' F0

Wild uncommonly imported/identified 'flag acara'. A generally peaceful, medium growing mid-upper tank level occupant from Roraima state of northern Brazil with reticulated pattern over golden-yellow body

2 - 2.5": $40 ea. 

4 - 4.5": $60 ea. 

Mikrogeophagus ramirezi 'Rio Manacacias' F0

Wild Rio Manacacias @ Puerto Gaitán collected, super colored Colombian ‘blue rams’- peaceful, easy to keep, showy species

1.5 - 2": $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 


Pterophyllum altum 'Rio Vichada' F0

Fantastic sized wild collected 'clear water' (non-black water) collected real Colombian altum angels. This hardy population is more tolerant of slightly higher pH and tannins are not necessary, and eating flakes! 

2.5 - 3": $95 ea. 

3.5 - 4": $110 ea.

Pterophyllum leopoldi 'Rio Negro' F0

Wild adolescents of seldom imported, uniquely long nosed, hardy 'Roman nosed' Brazilian angelfish; a rare treat for angelfish fans

2 - 3": $60 ea. 

Pterophyllum scalare 'Manacapuru Red Shoulder'

Incredibly colored & great sized CB grow outs of huge-growing, magnificent 'Manacapuru red shoulder angel'. Very impressive super red colored backs when mature making for fantastic centerpiece species 

3.5 - 4": $100 ea. 

Pterophyllum scalare 'Rio Nanay' F0

Large, impressive sized, wild collected Rio Nanay 'Peruvian altums' already begging to display adult color & spotted pattern

3 - 3.5": $55 ea. 

Pterophyllum scalare 'Rio Xingu'

CB juveniles of rarely offered Rio Xingu Brazilian bred true scalare angels with sharp pointed noses and an already impressive pattern

2 - 2.5": $20 ea. 

African / Old World Cichlids
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Chromidotilapia guntheri 'Nigeria'

CB from Nigerian collected stock; attractive pink and yellow colored, remarkably similar in many respects to more familiar S. Am. eartheaters

4.5 - 5": $25 ea.

Paratilapia polleni 'large spot'

Rarely offered grow out sized CB Madagascar 'black diamond /Starry night cichlid' - an incredibly showy species at maturity w/ jet black body covered in white/gold 'star-like' spotting. C.A.R.E.S. species

4 - 4.5": $50 ea. 

5 - 5.5": $60 ea. 

Characins (Tetra types), Cyprinids (Barb/Carp types)
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Barbonymus schwanenfeldii F0

Wild Thai collected, large growing 'tinfoil barbs' of robust size; highly regarded for bright red fins with black tips, hardiness, even temperament. Great species for large growing communities

7.5 - 8": $45 ea.

Chromobotia macracanthus

Colorful 'clown loaches' in great size; a playful addition to medium-large sized community tanks

2.5 - 3": $25 ea. or 5 @ $22 ea. 


Cyclocheilichthys apogon F0

Super rare import of wild Thai 'beardless barb'; graceful & attractive, 12" growing species w/ black spot-lined, gold body w/ red fins

5 - 5.5": $55 ea. or 3 @ $50 ea. 

Dawkinsia filamentosa

Adolescent 'filament barbs'; featuring chartreuse green & silver body with red, & black tipped tails that make for an extremely active addition to the aquarium and are perfect for bringing out shy small-medium sized cichlids

2 - 2.5": $12.50 ea. or 6 @ $10 ea. 

Hampala macrolepidota F0

Rare import of wild collected, large growing, robust, colorful, & active cyprinid; coveted sport fish that amounts to a great larger community species

5.5 - 6": $55 ea. 

Hemigrammus coeruleus 'Rio Negro' F0

Wild import of brilliant pink striped Brazilian 'watermelon tetra' from Rio Negro @ Manaus breeding males are scarlet red with blue face!

1.5 - 2": $18 or 6 @ $15 ea. 

Heterocharax virgulatus 'Rio Jufari' F0

Incredibly colored wild Brazilian tetra that displays an absolute rainbow of breathtaking colors from shimming blue, green, violet, to translucent gold & platinum with every angle you look at it from

1.5": $18  or 6 @ $15 ea. 

Hyphessobrycon melanostichos 'Mato Grosso' F0

Amazing wild 'Black banded Tetra' displaying bright sky blue dorsal coloration over bold black longitudinal band from eye to caudal

1.5": $18 or  6 @ $15 ea. 

Metynnis lippincottianus 'Mato Grosso' F0

Wild juveniles of rarely offered medium growing Brazilian silver dollar that feature black polka dots and red fins over brilliant silver body

2 - 2.5": $45 ea. 

Metynnis maculatus

CB juveniles of  'spotted metynnis' silver dollars, featuring bold black spots over shimmering silver body and red anal fin

2 - 2.5": $15 ea. or 6 @$12.50 ea. 

Myleus cf. schomburgkii 'Puerto Carreno' F0

Super colorful 'wide bar' Rio Orinoco Colombian silver dollars of great size that develop intense red spotting on body maturity

3.5 - 4": $55 ea. or 6 @ $50 ea. 

Myleus cf. schomburgkii 'Rio Vichada' F0

Robust clear water collected 'wide bar' silver dollars displaying impressive thick/wide vertical mid-lateral line

4 - 4.5": $60 ea. or 5 @ $55 ea. 

Myloplus rubripinnis 'Rio Inirida' F0

Wild Colombian 'red hook' silver dollars - a super asset to larger communities for activity and are a great dither for shy cichlids

3.5 - 4": $40 ea. or 5 @ $35 ea.  

Neolissochilus stracheyi F0

Wild Thai collected, large growing 'blue mahseer'; a highly prized species among large growing cyprinid collectors

4 - 4.5": $30 ea. 

5 - 5.5": $40 ea. 

Osteochilus waandersii F0

Wild Thailand collected red-finned 'hard-lipped barb' species; 10" max size - very ltd qty

4 - 4.5": $40 ea.

Semaprochilodus laticeps 'Rio Manacacias' F0

Large sized , wild Colombian ‘flagtails’ with black checkerboard pattern on rear of body and black & red striped tails: 

4.5 - 5": $55 ea. 

Tetragonopterus argenteus 'Rio Tocantins' F0

Large growing, huge-eyed Brazilian high-backed tetra featuring chrome-like colored body, red fins, and black spot at base of caudal fins

3.5 - 4": $40 ea. 

Siluriformes species (other catfish species)
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Corydoras cf. brevirostris CW027 'Rio Inirida' F0

Incredibly sized and brilliantly colored wild Colombian collected 'high-fin cory' that feature an extra tall dorsal fin and a bright 'glow spot' on the top of head in front of dorsal

2 - 2.5": $20 ea. or 6 @ $18 ea. 

Corydoras (Brochis) splendens 'Rio Putumayuo' F0

Chunky wild collected brilliant emerald green colored cory cat that is peaceful & gregarious and prefers to be maintained in groups

2 - 2.5": $15 ea. or 5 @ $12.50 ea. 

Corydoras weitzmani

Gorgeous golden-brown bodied 'two saddle cory' catfish featuring distinct black blotches over eyes and two 'saddle' marks on back half of body

1 - 1.5": $15 ea.

Megalechis thoracata 'albino'

Remarkable pink colored body covered in peppered black spots. A peaceful, medium growing catfish with the ability to breathe atmospheric air in a low oxygen environment. These are so cool I'm keeping some for myself!  

1.5 - 2": $18 ea. or 5 @ $15 ea. 

Pimelodus pictus 'Leticia' F0

Wild Colombian collected 'Dalmatian spotted' pictus cats; peaceful species that enjoys being in groups and make and active addition that to most medium community aquariums

3.5 - 4": $10 ea. 

Scleromystax barbatus 'Mage' F0

One of - if not the most impressive and largest growing 'Cory cats';  an uniquely shaped and cool hardy species wild collected from Mage by Rio de Janeiro

2 - 2.5": $28 ea. or 6 @ $25 ea. 

Synodontis decorus

Attractively marked; juvenile black and white polka-dotted cb 'clown squeaker catfish' a rarely offered, peaceful bottom dwelling species that becomes more and more attractive as it matures

2 - 2.5": $28 ea. 

Loricariid species (armored catfish & pleco) 
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Baryancistrus demantoides L200 'Rio Inirida' F0

Juvenile 'hifin L200 green phantom' plecos featuring lime green body with pearl colored spot pattern and yellow fins

2.5 - 3": $48 ea. 


Hemiancistrus sp. L128 'Rio Orinoco' F0

Wild collected 'Blue Phantom' pleco in denim blue colored bodied with ice/arctic blue spot pattern

1.5 - 2.5": $48 ea. 


Hypostomus faveolus L037 'Rio Tocantins' F0

Wild great sized adolescents of distinctive patterned 'honeycomb pleco' from Rio Tocantins collection

4 - 5": $70 ea. 


Leporacanthicus cf. galaxias L240 'Rio Inirida' F0

White spotted 'vampire pleco' - jet black body & fins covered in large white polka dots

3.5 - 4": $75 ea.

5.5 - 6": $90 ea. - limited quantity available

Leporacanthicus triactis L091 'Rio Orinoco' F0

Remarkable orange/black banded dorsal, adipose, & caudal fins ‘triple beacon pleco’ in a great size

2.5 - 3.5": $50 ea.

Panaque nigrolineatus laurafabianae 'Rio Ariari' L330 F0

Newly described wild collected Colombian spotted 'watermelon royal pleco' a larger growing super showpiece species currently available in a range of sizes

8.5 - 9.5": $85 ea. 


Trichropodus pectoralis

Extra large olive & turquoise colored body with amber eyes and red thread fins on these super-sized 'snakeskin' gourami

3.5  - 4": $10 ea. 


Week of May 16 - 22, 2022 stock availability

F0 = Wild caught fish taken from nature.

F1 = First generation fish spawned from wild fish.

F2 = Second generation spawned from F1 fish.

CB = F3 or greater; tank raised fish and/or of unknown provenance.

'M/F Pair' = Sexed male and female sold as pair.

'Breeding Pair' = Male and Female that have previously spawned successfully.

Sex of fish is never guaranteed. All fish are unsexed unless specified as such. 


Listed sizes indicate the range of size for the listed species as measured from smallest to largest of the actual current stock and are guaranteed to be within 1/16th +/-  of an inch of accuracy of smallest listed size. Fish will never be smaller than advertised size (within 1/16th +/- ) but may arrive upsized.


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