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Leaf Goblinfish (Neovespicula depressifrons)

$14.99

A fascinating dwarf waspfish found in slightly brackish to marine waters in the Indo-Pacific, the Leaf Goblinfish (also known as Indian Panther Goby) only grows to an adult size of about 4″. In the wild, they are a cryptic species typically found in shallow water among vegetation or other cover. They are an ambush predator, waiting for insects larvae, small crustaceans, and tiny fish. In the aquarium, they can be challenging to wean off live foods at first but will usually accept frozen foods like brine, mysis, and bloodworms over time. An adaptable fish usually found in intertidal zones, they can handle a wide range of salinity up to full strength marine but will do well at the lower range of brackish water salinities as well.

Reticulated Siamese Algae Eater (Crossocheilus reticulatus)

$5.99

A less common and strikingly patterned relative of the popular Siamese Algae Eater, C. reticulatus originates from the streams and rivers of Southeast Asia but is now bred commercially for the aquarium trade. Like their close relatives, the Reticulated Siamese Algae Eater is an active, medium-sized social fish that feeds on a variety of common nuisance algae species in the aquarium. They will graze on diatom algae films on glass and decor as well as the difficult to eradicate black hair or black beard algae. Best kept in groups of 6 or more, they are live plant safe and hardy additions to most medium to large community aquariums.

Siamese Algae Eater (Crossocheilus oblongus)

$3.99

One of the most sought after and effective of all of the so-called “algae eaters” in the aquarium hobby, the Siamese Algae Eater (commonly abbreviated SAE) or Flying Fox is an active, medium-sized social fish that feeds on a variety of common nuisance algae species in the aquarium. They will graze on diatom algae films on glass and decor as well as the difficult to eradicate black hair or black beard algae. Best kept in groups of 6 or more, they are live plant safe and hardy additions to most medium to large community aquariums.

Shadow Catfish (Hyalobagrus flavus)

$6.49

A unique schooling catfish found in the acidic blackwater streams of Borneo and Sumatra in Indonesia, the Shadow Catfish is a small-growing and peaceful species well suited for aquarium life. They prefer slightly soft water but are otherwise hardy and undemanding in the aquarium. Best kept in groups of 6 or more, these catfish will readily accept most prepared foods and are peaceful towards all tankmates.

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Hampala Barb (Hampala macrolepidota)

$39.99

A large growing schooling fish found in clear, fast-moving waters in Thailand and Myanmar, the Hampala or Sidebar barb is a predatory but relatively peaceful barb. In the aquarium, they make an excellent dither fish for other large predatory fish and will do best with some water movement and frequent large water changes. Like many larger barbs, they can be skittish and first and will do best in a group of 3-5 fish. Some cover in the form of driftwood or artificial plants (live ones will be eaten) will help them settle into the aquarium environment.

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Borneo Dragon Catfish (Hemibagrus olyroides)

$44.99

A rarely seen catfish found in parts of Borneo, Indonesia, very little is known about the Dragon or Rooster Catfish in the wild. In the aquarium, it appears to be hardy and undemanding, and with a maximum size of about 8″ it is very suitable for medium to large tanks. With their unmistakable long, flowing tail and active nature they make for a unique and showy addition to any medium/large fish community.

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Paralaubuca harmandi

$24.99

A unique and rarely seen Cyprinid found throughout much of Southeast Asia’s freshwater rivers and lakes, Paralaubuca harmandi is so poorly known in the aquarium hobby that it does not yet have a common name. A loosely schooling fish usually found in shallow water areas, they are fast swimmers and extremely active in the aquarium – like most schooling species best kept in a group of 3-5 or more. With their size and active nature, they make excellent dither fish for aquariums with larger cichlids or other predatory species.

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Chinese Red Perch (Siniperca chuatsi)

$74.99$199.99

A rare and colorful predatory species from the rivers and lakes of Central China, the Red Perch or Mandarin Perch sports beautiful red and yellow markings and an intricate pattern that becomes more pronounced with age. Care in the aquarium is similar to that of the datnoids or tigerfish, but Chinese Red Perch are able to tolerate much cooler temperatures as they originate in temperate areas.

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Nandus Leaf Fish (Nandus nandus)

$14.99

A cryptic and unusual ambush predator, the Asian Leaf Fish or Nandus nandus is found throughout much of South and Southeast Asia, especially in and around coastal river systems where they inhabit both fresh and slightly brackish waters. Their body shape, coloration, and behavior allow them to mimic dead leaves and get close to unsuspecting prey items like small fish. In the aquarium, they are generally peaceful with tankmates too large to be eaten but due to their shy nature should not be kept with fast-moving or aggressive species.

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Thinbar Datnoid / Northern Thailand Tigerfish (Datnioides undecimradiatus)

$59.99$149.99

The beautifully marked Thinbar Datnoid or NTT (Northern Thailand Tiger) is one of the more sought after species of the genus Datnioides in the hobby. Found in the Mekong basin in Northeastern Thailand, Laos, and parts of Cambodia, this species generally adapts well to the aquarium and makes for an impressive display specimen. They prefer clear, well-oxygenated water and are sensitive to water quality, so regular water changes are important to keep them thriving.