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Altum Angel (Pterophyllum altum)

$34.99$159.99

The most sought after of all the freshwater angels, the Altum or High Back Angel comes from the acidic blackwater reaches of the Orinoco River in Colombia and Venezuela. These beautiful but delicate fish require warm, soft water and excellent water quality to thrive. Best kept in groups of 5 or more, the Altum Angel is an unmistakable show fish ideal for a large display aquarium. Our Altum Angels are imported directly and conditioned carefully in soft water systems before being shipped, allowing us to offer only robust, healthy, well-acclimated fish to our customers.

L027c Thunder Line / Gold Line Royal Pleco (Panaque armbrusteri)

$74.99$349.99

L027c Thunder Line / Gold Line Royal Pleco (Panaque armbrusteri)

One of the most vibrantly colored variants of Royal Pleco, the Thunder Line or Gold Line originates from the rocky, fast-moving waters of the middle and upper Tapajos river in Brazil. Like all species of Panaque, they have specialized teeth and are adapted to eat and even digest wood, although they will also feed on submerged vegetation. Conditions in the aquarium should be as close to their wild habitat as possible, with fast current, warm temperatures, and excellent water quality. Due to their specialized diet, we recommend providing driftwood for grazing and feeding a specialty diet like Repashy Morning Wood.

L330 Watermelon Royal Pleco (Panaque nigrolineatus laurafabianae)

$34.99$214.99

One of the most distinctively patterned of all the Royal Plecos, the L330 Watermelon or Spotted Royal is a large growing and impressive Loricariid found in parts of the Caqueta basin in Colombia. Like all of their relatives in the genus Panaque, they have specialized teeth that they use to graze on driftwood. In the aquarium, they should be provided with plenty of driftwood and specialized foods for wood eaters like Repashy’s xylivore gel diet or Sera’s catfish chips. As a large growing and messy fish, they require a large aquarium and frequent water changes to ensure optimal water quality.

Red Mouthbrooder Severum (Heros liberifer)

$44.99$59.99

The vibrantly colored Red Mouthbrooder Severum is a recently described species from the Orinoco and Atabapo river drainages in Colombia and Venezuela. Adult fish in breeding condition color up to a deep reddish-pink and are easily the most attractive of the wild forms of Severum. Relatively easy to breed in aquaria, as the name implies this species is a mouthbrooder which exhibits strong parental care.

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Blue Eyed Pleco (Panaque cochliodon)

$259.99$389.99

Among the rarest (and largest) pleco species in the aquarium hobby, the Blue Eye Pleco or Blue Eye Panaque is an incredible show fish for hobbyist with the very largest of aquariums. Like many Panaque species, it is found in fast moving waters – specifically, the Rio Magdalena in Colombia. In the aquarium, Blue Eye Plecos are generally hardy, although they will do best if given strong current and plenty of driftwood to both hide among and graze on. All Panaque species are wood eaters, and we recommend using a specialty diet like Repashy’s Morning Wood to ensure proper nutrition.

Regani Dwarf Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla Regani)

$24.99$39.99

One of the smallest and most peaceful species of Pike Cichlids, the Regani Dwarf Pike is found in clear and black water rivers in the Brazilian Amazon, often in extreme shallows. Unlike most other members of its genus, these Pike Cichlids will do well in groups so long as adequate cover and hiding places are available in the aquarium. They are also generally safe with live plants and tend not to bother tankmates – although shrimp or very small fish may be viewed as prey.

Spadetail Checkerboard Cichlid (Dicrossus maculatus)

$22.99

A stunningly marked and rarely seen dwarf cichlid, the Spadetail Checkerboard Cichlid grows slightly larger and displays more intense adult coloration than its more well known relative the common Checkerboard Cichlid (Dicrossus filamentosus). Found in the clearwater Tapajos as well as some surrounding Amazon tributaries, this dwarf cichlid will do best in an aquarium with ample cover in the form of driftwood, live or artificial plants, or other decor.

True Eques Cory (Corydoras Eques)

$24.99$29.99

With its combination of deep green body coloration and a distinctive orange stripe, the Eques Cory is a sought after species in the aquarium hobby. Although similar species have occasionally been sold (incorrectly) as C. eques, the True Eques Cory is found only in Amazonas State, Brazil, and is uncommonly imported. Similar to most species of Cory Catfish, the Eques Cory should be kept in groups (ideally 5 or more) and prefers a substrate of fine sand. Due to their larger adult size they make an attractive showpiece fish for a medium to large community aquarium and will do well with nearly any peaceful tankmates.

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L025 Scarlet Cactus Pleco (Pseudacanthicus pirarara)

$99.99$179.99

A beautifully colored and heavily armored pleco, the Scarlet Cactus or L025 is one of the most sought after species in its genus. Found in the fast-flowing rocky waters of Brazil’s Rio Xingu, they are almost prehistoric in appearance, with prominent spines along the pectoral, dorsal, and caudal fins. Growing to almost 18″ as adults, they require a large aquarium with excellent water quality and are recommended for experienced hobbyists.

L014 Goldie Pleco (Scobinancistrus aureatus)

$74.99$239.99

Easily one of the most vibrantly colored of all large growing plecos, the L014 Goldie or Sunshine Pleco originates in the clear, warm waters of Brazil’s Rio Xingu. A stunning showpiece of a fish, especially as an adult, the Goldie Pleco is peaceful and will thrive in most community aquariums as long as they are given sufficient space. In nature, they are a scavenger, but will typically do best when provided protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, shrimp, or sinking carnivore diets. Goldie Plecos require excellent water quality and will do best with regular large water changes and warm, well-oxygenated water in the aquarium.

L253 Black Royal Goldie Pleco (Scobinancistrus sp. L253)

$129.99$239.99

A rarely seen and stunningly marked variant of the more well known Goldie Pleco, the L253 Black Royal Goldie is found in the Rio Iriri, a tributary of the Xingu in Brazil. Like its cousin the L014 Goldie Pleco, this species is peaceful and will thrive in most community aquariums as long as they are given sufficient space. In nature, they are a scavenger, but will typically do best when provided protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, shrimp, or sinking carnivore diets. They require excellent water quality and will do best with regular large water changes and warm, well-oxygenated water in the aquarium.

L081 Fine Spot Gold Nugget Pleco (Baryancistrus xanthellus)

$39.99$89.99

The L081 is a color variation of the popular Gold Nugget Pleco distinguished by having many fine yellow spots along the body (compared to L018 and L177, both of which have large spots). Like its close relatives, it is found in rocky shallow areas in warm, well-oxygenated water. In the aquarium, it should be provided with plenty of cover and regular feedings of protein rich feeds such as Repashy gel diet or other prepared feeds. They will do best at high temperatures (82 – 86F), lots of water movement and a variety of rocks and caves in which to establish territories. This species can be a challenge to maintain long term and is best suited for experienced hobbyists who can ensure optimal water quality similar to what they would find in nature and a varied diet.

L018 Big Spot Gold Nugget Pleco (Baryancistrus xanthellus)

$34.99$54.99

The L018 is the most well known of the popular Gold Nugget Plecos, distinguished by its large distinct gold spots. Like its close relatives, it is found in rocky shallow areas in warm, well-oxygenated water. In the aquarium, it should be provided with plenty of cover and regular feedings of protein rich feeds such as Repashy gel diet or other prepared feeds. They will do best at high temperatures (82 – 86F), lots of water movement and a variety of rocks and caves in which to establish territories. This species can be a challenge to maintain long term and is best suited for experienced hobbyists who can ensure optimal water quality similar to what they would find in nature and a varied diet.

L024 Redfin Cactus Pleco (Pseudacanthicus pitanga)

$89.99$399.99

The L024 or Redfin Cactus Pleco is a colorful and sought after species of heavily armored pleco originating in the Rio Tocantins in Brazil. Like most members of its genus, it is largely a carnivore and prefers protein rich foods. In the aquarium, the Redfin Cactus Pleco should be offered ample cover and care should be taken with other bottom dwelling species as they can be territorial. With their large adult size and space requirements, Redfin Cactus Plecos are recommended for experienced hobbyists with large aquariums and heavy filtration.

Electric Blue Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciatus)

$19.99$99.99

A selectively bred color form of the popular Jack Dempsey cichlid, the Electric Blue Dempsey exhibits a beautiful base blue coloration which typically gets more vibrant as they grow. Although they share the same general care requirements as the standard Jack Dempsey, Electric Blues tend to be slower growing and much less aggressive. They should be kept with relatively peaceful fish, especially when young, and will benefit from frequent water changes to maintain excellent water quality.

L066 King Tiger Pleco (Hypancistrus sp. L066)

$49.99$79.99

One of several strikingly marked black and white species of Hypancistrus from the Rio Xingu in Brazil, the L066 King Tiger Pleco inhabits rocky areas of warm, fast-moving water. In the aquarium, they need excellent water quality and do best when provided lots of cover in the form of caves or driftwood. A carnivore, they should be fed protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, carnivore pellets, or gel diets. The L066 can be distinguished from the similar L333 by its white (as opposed to off-white) base coloration. Like most plecos from the region, they will do best at warmer temperatures (80-85F) and plenty of current.

Bucktooth Tetra (Exodon paradoxus)

$5.99$7.99

A medium-sized predatory characin found throughout the Amazon Basin, the Bucktooth Tetra or Exodon is a schooling fish and best kept in a group. In the wild, they feed off the fins, scales of larger fish. In the aquarium, they are best kept in a species tank, as they will harass most tankmates. They will readily accept most prepared and frozen foods.

Red Spotted Lenticulata Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla lenticulata ‘red spot’)

$89.99$259.99

One of the most striking of all the Pike Cichlids, the Lenticulata or Spotted Pike is a large growing species found in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. Like many large Pike Cichlids, they are territorial and can be extremely aggressive towards tankmates so any other fish in the aquarium should be chosen with care. The Red Spotted Lenticulata is a rare regional variant which exhibits intense coloration including red (as opposed to black) spots along the face and extensive spotting and marbling along the lateral line.

 

Amazon Leaf Fish (Monocirrhus polyacanthus)

$22.99$34.99

An amazing example of mimicry in nature, the Amazon Leaf Fish both looks and acts exactly like a dead leaf as a sneaky way to lull its prey into a sense of security. When small fish venture too close, it extends its surprisingly large mouth and inhales them in one quick motion. In the aquarium, they make for an extremely unique display fish, especially in small groups. They are peaceful with nearly any fish too big to be eaten, but tankmates should be chosen carefully as fast-moving or aggressive fish can cause them stress. Although they are relatively hardy, feeding can be a challenge as they can be difficult to wean off live food fish or insects.

Gulper Catfish (Asterophysus batrachus)

$39.99$69.99

With its prehistoric appearance and exaggerated, oversized mouth, the Gulper Catfish is hard to mistake for any other species. A voracious predator, they are amazingly able to consume fish even larger than they are. In the wild, they tend to inhabit deeper stretches of blackwater rivers, and their eyesight is relatively poor – relying instead on their sensitive barbels and sense of smell to find prey. Gulpers are relatively adaptable in the aquarium, but as a scaleless fish can be somewhat sensitive to water quality. Although they can be finicky eaters at first, they will quickly learn to accept frozen, protein rich feeds and even pellets.

Silver Arowana (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum)

$22.99$159.99

One of the larger predatory fish found in the Amazon Basin, the Silver Arowana is part of an ancient family of fish known as the bonytongues. A highly adapted surface feeder, Arowana are usually found close to the water’s surface in heavily overgrown areas with lots of cover. They are incredible jumpers, with adults able to leap several feet out of the water, and need to be kept in securely covered aquariums. Due to their enormous adult size, the Silver Arowana is recommended only for dedicated aquarists who can accommodate these giants in either a large custom aquarium or even an indoor pond. Specimens offered for sale are acclimated to aquarium life and feeding well on frozen and prepared foods.

Hifin Green Phantom Pleco (Baryancistrus demantoides)

$39.99$64.99

The Hifin Green Phantom Pleco – like the very similar common Green Phantom Pleco – originates in fast-moving, rocky areas of the Orinoco and Ventuari Rivers in Colombia and Venezuela. With their light green body coloration and distinctive yellow spots, this pleco makes a colorful and unique addition to most medium aquariums. As the name suggests, this species can be distinguished by an even more prominent dorsal fin than the common Green Phantom, as well as the fact that this species’ dorsal fin and adipose fin are fused. An omnivore, they will graze on algae but also accept a variety of sinking prepared foods – preferably a protein rich diet. Green Phantoms are sensitive to poor water quality so be sure to perform frequent water changes.

Burmese Clouded Archer (Toxotes blythii)

$33.99$39.99

One of the true freshwater species of archerfish, the Burmese Clouded Archer is by far the most beautiful species in its genus. Found on the lower reaches of the Salween River in Southern Myanmar (Burma) along the Thai border, these fish inhabit shallow, clear waters far from the coast. As with all archerfish, this species has the remarkable ability to shoot bursts of water at insects above the water’s surface – which make up the majority of their diet. Care in the aquarium is relatively straightforward, but it is important to remember that like most archerfish they can be hesitant to feed at first, especially if kept with aggressive feeders like cichlids. Most can easily be trained onto prepared foods by offering live feeder insects and floating pellets at the same time, and clouded archers will generally wean onto frozen and prepared diets quickly. We offer specimens well acclimated to aquarium life and feeding on a variety of different prepared (non-live) items.

 

Zebra/Striata Botia (Botia striata)

$7.99

With its intricate pattern and active nature, the Zebra Loach is a beautiful and interesting addition to most medium-sized community aquariums. Generally peaceful, this smaller species of loach is a social fish and best kept in groups of 5 or more – single specimens may become shy and hide. In addition to their attractive coloration, Zebra Loaches serve a useful function for planted tanks, actively hunting down and consuming pest snails.

L177 Goldseam Gold Nugget Pleco (Baryancistrus xanthellus)

$39.99$54.99

The most vibrant form of all the Gold Nugget Plecos, and one of the most brightly colored of all plecos, the L177 Goldseam Gold Nugget has been a popular aquarium fish for many years. Found in the rocky, warm, and fast-flowing Xingu and Iriri rivers in Brazil, these fish require somewhat specialized conditions to thrive in the aquarium and may not be the best choice for the average community tank. They will do best in warmer (80F ), well-oxygenated water with moderate to strong current, and can be shy if kept individually – keeping multiple fish together along with ample hiding places is best. Although they will eat vegetables and algae-based foods, they also readily accept frozen bloodworms and carnivore diets.