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“New Ranger” Pleco (Pterygoplichthys sp.)

$19.99

One of the smallest species of pleco known, the “new ranger” is an as-yet undescribed species originating from the Nanay River in Peru. They are an excellent algae eater, feeding on many species of nuisance algae in the aquarium (including diatoms). Although small for a pleco, they are still substantial fish and should be given ample space and cover in the aquarium. Supplement their diet regularly with algae-based sinking foods, gel foods, and fresh vegetables.

Adonis Pleco (Acanthicus adonis)

$39.99$99.99

One of the largest and most impressive plecos, Acanthicus adonis is found throughout much of the middle Amazon and Tocantins river basins in South America. With their heavy armor, sharp spines, and huge adult size, this pleco is a true monster fish and adults are suitable only for the largest aquariums. They are slow growers however, often taking years to reach a significant size.

Albino L191 Dull Eye Royal Pleco (Panaque nigrolineatus)

$2,499.99

A rare and one-of-a-kind albino variant of the L191 Royal Pleco, this stunning fish was collected in the Putumayo region of Colombia and is one of very few albinos of this species ever imported to the US. The fish pictured is the actual fish for sale. Like all Panaques, they appreciate driftwood in the aquarium and should be provided with a varied, primarily vegetable based diet.

Amazon Otocinclus (Otocinclus cf. macrospilus) – Group of 5

$14.99

One of the most popular aquarium algae eaters (and for good reason), the Oto Cat or Otocinclus is a small, schooling suckermouth catfish found throughout much of South America. There are several species commonly imported for the aquarium trade, but of these the larger, more robust species found in the Colombian Amazon (O. cf. macrospilus) is probably the hardiest and best choice for most aquariums. Safe for all planted tanks and compatible with any peaceful tankmates, the Amazon Oto will feed readily on diatom and other forms of nuisance algae in the aquarium but should be supplemented regularly with sinking veggie-based foods, gel diet, and fresh vegetables like zucchini or romaine lettuce.

Black Band Cory (Corydoras zygatus)

$5.99

The Black Band or Zygatus Cory is found in white and clear water streams in several upper Amazon Tributaries in Peru, Colombia, and possibly Ecuador. An attractive and active species, they are a deservedly popular Cory in the hobby. Like most of their relatives, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature.

Blackhawk Catfish (Wallagonia micropogon)

$34.99

A recently described and massive growing catfish from the Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia, the Blackhawk Catfish is a large and distinctive predatory species. With its characteristic large mouth and eel-like body, this catfish makes for a unique display fish in a suitably large aquarium. They can be distinguished from their close relatives in the genus Wallago by their solid black dorsal and pectoral fins and distinctive black marbled pattern. Tankmates for this species should be chosen carefully as they will attempt to eat anything that can fit in their surprisingly large mouth. Due to their enormous adult size, this fish is recommended only for experienced hobbyists with the largest aquaria.

Blue Eyed Pleco (Panaque suttonorum)

$349.99

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.

Burmese Shovelnose Catfish (Sperata acicularis)

A large and rarely seen predatory catfish, the Burmese Shovelnose originates from several of the large rivers in Myanmar (Burma), where it is a prized food fish. An active, open water species, they are generally found within the main river channels in their native habitat in fast-moving, well oxygenated water. In the aquarium, similar conditions should be replicated, with regular large water changes to maintain excellent water quality. Although this species feeds largely on live fish in the wild, they will readily accept frozen and prepared foods. Due to their massive adult size, we recommend this fish only to experienced hobbyists with the means to house this large species.

Concolor Cory (Corydoras concolor)

$29.99

A large growing species of Corydoras, the Concolor or Slate Cory is found in softwater streams throughout the Orinoco and its tributaries in Colombia and Venezuela. Adult fish are dark black in color with highlights of bronze and green and a tall dorsal fin. Like most Cory catfish, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. Because of their larger adult size, Concolor Corys make for great bottom feeders or dithers in aquariums with medium South or Central American Cichlids or other predatory fish which aren’t large enough to try to make a meal of them.