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Panduro Apisto (Apistogramma panduro) – Wild

$10.99

The Panduro or Pandurini Apisto is one of the more attractively colored Dwarf Cichlids in the hobby, with mature males displaying a unique sky blue coloration. A hardy and relatively peaceful species, they are ideal for smaller aquariums and do best with ample cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and small caves.

Note on wild-collected Apistogramma sp.:
While we will make our best efforts to select male/female pairs for customer orders, sexing small- and medium-sized wild Apistogramma is not always exact and we do not guarantee a particular sex ratio. We recommend buying these fish in larger groups if a particular ratio of males to females is desired.

Bandit Cichlid (Guianacara geayi)

$12.99

A medium growing cichlid found in the soft, acidic waters of Guyana and Suriname, the Bandit or Geayi Cichlid is named for the distinct stripe covering both eyes. In the aquarium, they are active, interesting fish which will often sift sand through their gills like an eartheater as well as rearrange decor like plants or leaf litter. They are somewhat aggressive despite their relatively small adult size and will typically hold their own with similar or larger moderate to aggressive cichlids. Bandit Cichlids will typically get along in groups of 5 or more as long as ample space for territories and structure in the form of driftwood, caves, and plants is provided. They are a hardy and entertaining aquarium fish that will adapt to most conditions.

Krobia guianensis

$74.99

A medium – growing cichlid found throughout much of the Guiana Shield drainages, Krobia guianensis is attractively marked and fairly peaceful, making them ideal for a mixed species South American Cichlid community. A hardy and undemanding fish, they prefer soft, acidic water but are adaptable in the aquarium.

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Sunset Apisto (Apistogramma atahualpa)

$9.99

One of the most strikingly colorful and attractively patterned Apistogramma, the Sunset or Atahualpa Apisto is found in small forest pools and shallow reaches of flooded forest along the lower Itaya River Drainage in Peru. A hardy and relatively peaceful species, they are ideal for smaller aquariums and do best with ample cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and small caves.

Note on wild-collected Apistogramma sp.:
While we will make our best efforts to select male/female pairs for customer orders, sexing small- and medium-sized wild Apistogramma is not always exact and we do not guarantee a particular sex ratio. We recommend buying these fish in larger groups if a particular ratio of males to females is desired.

Banded Apisto (Apistogramma bitaeniata) – Wild Nanay

$7.99

The Banded or Bitaeniata Apisto is found throughout much of the Amazon in Colombia, Peru, and Brazil and is known to have many regional color forms. Like most Apistos, it is found in small forest pools and shallow reaches of flooded forest in warm, acidic water. A hardy and relatively peaceful species, they are ideal for smaller aquariums and do best with ample cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and small caves.

Note on wild-collected Apistogramma sp.:
While we will make our best efforts to select male/female pairs for customer orders, sexing small- and medium-sized wild Apistogramma is not always exact and we do not guarantee a particular sex ratio. We recommend buying these fish in larger groups if a particular ratio of males to females is desired.

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Rio Negro Heckel Discus (Symphysodon discus)

$119.99

One of the most colorful forms of wild discus, heckel discus are known for their vivid striated pattern of reds and blues. The Rio Negro heckel is found in the soft, acidic waters of Brazil’s Rio Negro and display vivid blues. They are best kept in soft water with a pH of 6-6.5 and temperatures in the low 80s. Regular water changes and maintaining excellent water quality are important to successfully keep wild discus long term.

Shipping Note: Due to their large size and shipping needs, wild discus are not eligible for our $55 flat rate shipping. We recommend air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for more information.

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Spotted Tail Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘trucha’)

$349.99 $149.99

An extremely rare undescribed Pike Cichlid in the lugbris species complex, the Spotted Tail or Trout Pike Cichlid is found in the Rio Mataven, a tributary of the Orinoco in Colombia. With distinctive spotting and a unique yellow and brown color pattern, this species is unlike any other close relatives in the region. A large and powerful predator, they will eat any fish small enough to fit in their large mouths and can be territorial towards tankmates.

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Krobia xinguensis

$39.99

A rare, medium-growing dwarf cichlid from Brazil’s Rio Xingu, Krobia xinguensis is found in shallow, clear water areas of moderate flow. In the aquarium, they are a hardy and colorful fish with adults developing bright red coloration around the face. Relatively peaceful for a cichlid, they may be aggressive towards conspecifics or similar-looking cichlid species.

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Three Spot Eartheater (Satanoperca daemon)

$9.99$39.99

A stunning large-growing, and peaceful cichlid found throughout many of the blackwater tributaries of the Rio Orinoco and Rio Negro in Colombia and Brazil, the Three Spot or Demon Eartheater is among the most striking fish in its family. Like all eartheaters, they are adapted to ingest mouthfuls of fine sand substrate and sift out small food items like insect larvae and crustaceans. In the aquarium, they tend to do best in groups and will coexist with a variety of similarly peaceful cichlids or other fish species, and they are generally safe even with much smaller fish. These fish are exclusively found in acidic waters in the wild and generally do best in soft, warm water (pH 6.5 or below, temperatures of 80+) and appreciate the addition of tannins to their water by way of botanicals like Indian Almond Leaves or similar.

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Peru ‘Diadema’ Cichlid (Aequidens sp. ‘jenaro herrera’)

$17.99 $9.99

The Peru Diadema Cichlid, or Royal Acara, is a colorful, medium-sized cichlid found in the Peruvian Amazon in a wide variety of habitat types. A hardy and colorful fish, they are fairly aggressive for their small adult size and are best kept with larger cichlids or dither species like silver dollars or other large characins. They make a great addition to a large cichlid community aquarium.

Wild Apistogramma cacatuoides (Apistogramma cacatuiodes)

$10.99

One of the most popular dwarf cichlids in the hobby, Apistgramma cacatuoides (also known as the Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid) is an attractive and interesting addition to smaller community aquarium. They have been bred in the hobby for decades, resulting in a number of color morphs and strains. A widespread fish in the Amazon Basin, they have a number of wild color forms as well corresponding to different catch locations. These fish originate from the Rio Nanay in Peru. A hardy and relatively peaceful species, they are ideal for smaller aquariums and do best with ample cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and small caves.

Note on wild-collected Apistogramma sp.:
While we will make our best efforts to select male/female pairs for customer orders, sexing small- and medium-sized wild Apistogramma is not always exact and we do not guarantee a particular sex ratio. We recommend buying these fish in larger groups if a particular ratio of males to females is desired.

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Orinoco Dwarf Eartheater (Biotodoma wavrini)

$14.99$24.99

A peaceful smaller cichlid found throughout the Rio Orinoco and Rio Negro drainages , the Orinoco Dwarf Eartheater is both beautifully marked and rarely seen in the hobby. A social species, they tend to do best in groups and will coexist with a variety of similarly peaceful cichlids or other fish species. A close relative of the more well known species in the genus Geophagus, they will sift through sand looking for food particles and are generally planted tank safe.

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Apistogramma ‘Inka 50’ Pair (Apistogramma baenschi)

$39.99

A colorful and attractively patterned Apistogramma, the “Inka 50” , “High Fin Nijssenni”, or A188 is found in small forest pools and shallow reaches of flooded forest along the Huallaga River Drainage in Peru. A hardy and relatively peaceful species, they are ideal for smaller aquariums and do best with ample cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and small caves.

Note on wild-collected Apistogramma sp.:
While we will make our best efforts to select male/female pairs for customer orders, sexing small- and medium-sized wild Apistogramma is not always exact and we do not guarantee a particular sex ratio. We recommend buying these fish in larger groups if a particular ratio of males to females is desired.