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


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.

Costae Tetra (Moenkhausia costae)


A rarely seen and highly sought-after species of schooling tetra, the Costae or Blackline Tetra is found in the shallow reaches of the Rio Sao Francisco and its tributaries in Southern Brazil. An extremely active species, they form large schools or shoals in the wild as a defense from predation. In the aquarium, their fast-moving nature and unique tail stripe pattern adds flash and movement to the middle and upper levels of the aquarium which has made them extremely popular with planted tank hobbyists and aquascapers. A hardy species, they are tolerant of a wide range of water conditions but should be kept in a well-covered aquarium as they are likely to jump. As a shoaling species, they should be kept in larger groups, with 5 fish being the minimum (more fish are better if space allows).

Rio Negro Heckel Discus (Symphysodon discus)


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.

Amazon Crystal Tetra (Protocheirodon pi) – Group of 5 Fish


A unique transparent characin found throughout the middle Amazon and its tributaries in Peru, the Amazon Crystal or Pi Tetra is an ideal aquarium fish, peaceful and loosely schooling. In the wild, they are usually found in groups along sandy shallows in clear or black water conditions. A hardy and undemanding fish, they add a unique flair to planted or aquascaped aquariums and are best kept in groups of 5 or more.

Jelly Bean Tetra (Ladegasia roloffi)


A rarely seen nano-sized tetra from West Africa, the Jelly Bean Tetra is found in shallow, warm waters in Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon. A peaceful schooling fish, their care requirements are similar to most small tetra species and they are a hardy and colorful community fish.

Adonis Tetra (Lepidarchus adonis)


A rarely seen nano-sized tetra from West Africa, the Adonis or Spotted Tetra is found in shallow, warm waters, usually in large shoals. A peaceful schooling fish, their care requirements are similar to most small tetra species and they are a hardy and colorful community fish.

Habrosus Pygmy Cory (Corydoras habrosus) – Group of 10


One of the smallest species of Corydoras, the Habrosus or Salt and Pepper Pygmy Cory originates in slow moving shallow waters along the Llanos region of the Orinoco Basin in Colombia and Venezuela. This highly social species is usually found in large groups and should be kept in schools of at least 10 in the aquarium. Like most corys, they use their barbels to find food in fine, sandy substrate and will do best under similar conditions in the aquarium. Ideal for planted or shrimp tanks due to their small size and peaceful nature.

True Pygmy Cory (Corydoras pygmaeus) – Group of 5


One of the smallest species of Corydoras and an ideal, active schooling fish for the aquarium, the true Pygmy Cory is found in the middle to upper Amazon and Napo rivers in Colombia, Brazil, and Peru. In the wild, they are usually found in shallow white or clear water creeks with moderate current, and are a true shoaling fish which aggregates in groups of hundreds to thousands of individual fish. In the aquarium, they will exhibit this same ‘swarming’ behavior and constant activity if kept in groups of 10 or more. With their small adult size and compatibility with almost any other small fish or invertebrate, they are an extremely popular addition to planted and shrimp tanks.

Cardinal Tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi) – Group of 10 Fish


One of the most popular and instantly recognizable freshwater aquarium fish, the Cardinal Tetra originates from the dark, acidic waters of the Negro and Orinoco River basins in Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela. With their vivid red and blue coloration, peaceful demeanor, and schooling behavior they are one of the best aquarium fish species in the hobby for beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. Best kept in groups of 10 or more fish, they will get along with most other peaceful tankmates and will thrive in most setups. Our fish are wild collected from Colombia and carefully acclimated, quarantined, and conditioned before shipping to ensure you receive hardy, healthy, vibrant fish.

Rummynose Tetra (Hemigrammus rhodostomus) – Group of 10


A hobby classic, the Rummynose Tetra has been popular with generations of aquarium keepers due to its high contrast coloration, peaceful nature, and active schooling behavior. Their characteristic red “nose” is a good indicator of water quality as it will be most vibrant when the fish are healthy and in warm, slightly acidic water. Unfortunately, inbreeding and hybridization of this fish in the aquarium trade have caused many tank raised specimens to lose some of their best color; we offer carefully acclimated wild collected specimens that exhibit vibrant coloration. Best kept in groups of 10 or more fish, they make ideal inhabitants for medium to large planted tanks.

Wild Green Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon simulans) – Group of 10


A smaller but equally colorful relative to the popular Cardinal and Neon Tetra, the Wild Green Neon inhabits shallow, acidic waters along the Rio Negro and Orinoco in Brazil and Colombia. A peaceful schooling fish, they are best kept in groups of 10 or more, and will display their best coloration in warm, soft water in the aquarium. The addition of tannins to their water by products like Indian Almond Leaves or the use of natural driftwood will also help promote their most vibrant colors and behaviors. A great species for the smaller planted aquarium.

Guaporé Cory (Corydoras guapore)


An uncommon and attractively marked species of Corydoras, the Guapore Cory gets its name from the river system it inhabits in Southern Brazil and Bolivia. Unlike most Corys which are almost entirely bottom-feeders, the Guapore Cory is uniquely adapted for mid-water swimming and generally spend their time hovering within the water column which makes them a much more active addition to the aquarium than most Corydoras. A hardy species, care requirements in the aquarium are similar to most of their close relatives.

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Gold Tetra (Hemigrammus rodwayi) – Group of 10 Fish


The Gold or Brass Tetra is widespread throughout South America, and is found in a  variety of habitat types in the wild, usually in large schools. In the aquarium, they are hardy and adaptable, making a great and vividly colored community fish. Their metallic gold pigmentation is actually caused by a harmless parasite that they are exposed to in the wild, which means that tank or pond raised specimens are usually dull in appearance and lack their namesake gold coloration. Like most small schooling tetras, Gold Tetras are best kept in groups of 10 or more, and will usually school with other similarly sized tetras. Our fish are wild collected, colorful, and carefully acclimated – a great addition to planted or nano aquariums.

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Rosy Loach (Petruichthys sp.) – Group of 5


A popular and active schooling species, the Rosy Loach is found in shallow waters throughout Eastern Myanmar where it occurs in large groups. An active, outgoing fish perfect for planted or nano aquariums, they are highly social and should be kept in groups of no less than 5 fish. They are constant grazers by nature, and have a fast metabolism so should ideally be fed more than once daily. An ideal community fish for a small aquarium, they should be kept with similarly sized peaceful species.