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Eques Pencilfish (Nannostomus eques) – Group of 5 Fish

$14.99

The Eques or Diptail Pencilfish is a widely distributed loosely schooling fish found throughout much of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins.With their distinctive ‘head up’ posture (which helps them remain invisible to predators in the wild) and peaceful demeanor they have been a popular fish in the freshwater hobby for decades. Typically found in warm, extremely shallow waters alongside other tetra species, they prefer soft, acidic water conditions but are adaptable in the aquarium. Best kept in groups of 5 or more, they are relatively easy to care for but care should be taken to ensure larger or faster moving tankmates don’t outcompete them for food.

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Double Full Red Agassizi Pair (Apistogramma agassizi)

$29.99$59.99

One of the most popular dwarf cichlids in the hobby, Apistgramma agassizi (also known as Agassiz’s 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, with the ‘Double Full Red’ strain being among the more colorful varieties. A widespread fish in the Amazon Basin, they have a number of wild color forms as well corresponding to different catch locations. 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.

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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.

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Fowleri Cory (Corydoras fowleri)

$29.99 $26.99

One of the larger and more impressive species of Corydoras, the Fowleri or Fowler’s Cory can be distinguished by its heavy body, long snout, distinct black patterning and iridescent green coloration. Found in shallow, sandy and rocky stretches of Peru’s Rio Ampiyacu, they do best in aquariums with plenty of open space and moderate current. In the aquarium, they are hardy and make an excellent addition to the lower levels of a medium sized community aquarium or with more peaceful South American Cichlids. This species seems to prefer slightly cooler water temperatures and should not be kept long term at temperatures much above 78F.

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Costae Tetra (Moenkhausia costae) – Group of 5 Fish

$49.99 $34.99

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).

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Five-Banded Barb (Desmopuntius pentazona) – Group of 5 Fish

$16.99

A peaceful, small schooling barb originating in the acidic, blackwater streams and swamps of Borneo, the Five Banded Barb makes an attractive display fish for a medium sized community or aquascaped tank. Active and hardy, they are found in large groups in the wild and should be kept in groups of at least 5 in the aquarium. Unlike their similar relative the Tiger Barb, this species is peaceful and not prone to nip fins, and should be kept with similarly peaceful fish.

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Gold Line Panda Loach (Yaoshania cf. pachychilus)

$19.99

The Gold Line Panda Loach is variant of the popular Panda Loach, exhibiting a unique striped pattern. This small species originating from cool, fast flowing streams in Southern China is an algae grazer and scavenger.  They will do best in an aquarium with some current and ample rocks or driftwood for cover and grazing surfaces. Although they will adapt to warmer temperatures for a time they will do best at cooler temperatures (68-75) long term.

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Guapore Cory (Corydoras guapore)

$24.99

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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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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African Red Eye Tetra (Arnoldichthys spilopterus)

$17.49

A larger growing and colorful tetra found in lakes and rivers throughout Nigeria, the African Red Eye or Big Scaled Tetra is a robust and hardy schooling fish. Best kept in groups of at least 5, they will also do well with other larger tankmates. In the aquarium, they are hardy and undemanding. The addition of tannins in the form of Indian Almond Leaves or other botanicals will help bring out their best coloration.

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Leucomelas Cory (Corydoras leucomelas)

$5.99

A colorful and widespread Cory Cat found throughout much of the Amazon, C. leucomelas is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in very large groups in the wild. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

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Spotted Shortnose Cory (Corydoras brevirostris)

$9.99

An attractively marked and somewhat uncommon Corydoras from the Orinoco Basin, the Spotted Shortnose Cory is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in  large groups in the wild. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

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Bandit / Metae Cory (Corydoras metae)

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An attractively marked and longtime hobby favorite the Bandit or Metae Cory is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in large groups in the wild. It inhabits clear water streams and pools throughout the Rio Meta in Colombia. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

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Reticulated Cory (Corydoras reticulatus)

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An attractively marked and uncommon Corydoras from the middle Amazon in Peru and Brazil, the Reticulated or Network Cory is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in  large groups in the wild. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.