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Black Morpho Tetra (Poecilocharax weitzmani)

$4.99

A spectacularly colored and uncommon Tetra found throughout the black waters of the Rio Orinoco and Rio Negro basins in South America, the Black Morpho or Black Darter Tetra typically inhabits warm, shallow water habitat with lots of cover in the form of fallen branches and leaf litter. They are often found alongside more well known tetras such as Cardinals and Rummynose, especially as juvenile fish. Adult males in particular display an impressive sail-like dorsal fin and iridescent black and purple scales. Similar to the more commonly seen Sailfin Tetras, they can be a bit aggressive with one another for a tetra and are best kept in larger groups in aquariums with ample space for them to stake out territories.

Garnet Tetra (Hemigrammus pulcher)

$6.99

An uncommon but nicely marked  tetra, the Garnet, Pretty, or Black Wedge Tetra is an ideal community fish for a medium to large aquarium and makes an excellent schooling fish when kept in an appropriate sized group. Extremely hardy, colorful, and always active, they tend to inhabit the upper levels of the water column in the aquarium and make an impressive addition to an aquascaped or planted tank. Garnet Tetras are a hardy and undemanding species and will generally do well under a range of water conditions.

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Red Tail Hemiodus (Hemiodus gracilis)

$9.99

A medium-sized schooling tetra relative, the Red Tail, Red Line, or Slender Hemiodus is widespread throughout the Amazon and Orinoco basins, where it is usually found in large mixed species shoals alongside other schooling tetras. A fast and somewhat skittish fish at first, they make for an impressive display in a larger mixed species aquarium and make excellent tankmates for most other peaceful fish. This species prefers warm, slightly acidic water and will do best when given plenty of cover in the form of driftwood or tall plants.

Zebra Silver Dollar (Myleus sp. “Zebra”)

$79.99

A rarely seen species of Myleus (commonly referred to as Silver Dollars in the trade), the Sailfin Red Hook or Myleus setiger originates in the rivers and streams of Guyana and Suriname. It has only rarely been seen in the aquarium hobby, but adults develop extremely elongated, deep red dorsal and anal fins as well as a reticulated or blotchy pattern on the body. These tank-bred specimens from Asia are a new and rare offering.

Exclamation Point / Least Rasbora (Boraras urophthalmoides) – Group of 10 Fish

$29.99

A unique and actively schooling “micro” Rasbora found throughout Southern Thailand, the Exclamation Point or Least Rasbora Rasbora makes an ideal addition to a nano aquarium or planted tank. In the wild, they inhabit slow moving streams and creeks with sandy substrate and soft, acidic and often tannin-stained waters, usually among aquatic plants or fallen branches. A hardy and adaptable fish in the aquarium, they are popular with aquascapers due to their small adult size, active nature, and distinctive markings. Like most schooling rasboras, they are best kept in groups of 10 or more and will thrive with most similarly-sized peaceful tankmates.

Myersi Pygmy Hatchet (Carnegiella myersi)

$3.99

The smallest species of Hatchet and a unique addition to a specialty community or aquascaped tank, the Myersi Pygmy Hatchet is primarily found in slow moving shallow waters in the Peruvian Amazon. In the wild, they tend to inhabit clear, warm, slightly acidic water and unlike other hatchet species spend much of their time below the surface mid water column. A social, schooling fish, they will do best in groups of 5 (ideally 8-10) or more in the aquarium and require excellent water quality and peaceful tankmates.

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Marbled / Abramites Headstander (Abramites hypselonotus)

$9.99

A unique, larger growing characin found throughout much of the Amazon basin, the Marbled or Abramites Headstander is an active schooling fish that makes for an impressive display in a medium to large aquarium. These relatives to the more common Spotted Headstanders are a fast swimming fish that are usually found in areas of fast to moderate current with lots of cover in the form of driftwood or overhanging vegetation. In the aquarium, they will do best in groups of 5 or more (smaller groups will be prone to nipping at each other) and when kept with other similarly sized, fast moving fish. They make an ideal dither fish for medium to large South American Cichlids and have the added benefit of grazing on nuisance hair algae on rocks or decor.

Dot Dash Leporinus (Leporinus steyermarki)

$7.99

An uncommon and attractively marked species of Leporinus, the Dot Dash Leporinus is found throughout the Orinoco Basin in Colombia and Venezuela. It is found in a variety of habitat types, from fast flowing waters to shallow blackwater swamps. Like most of their close relatives, they are best kept in groups of 3-5 or more as they are a social fish. While they can be prone to nipping fins on slow moving tankmates, they make excellent dither fish for medium to large South American Cichlids or other fast moving larger fish.

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Splash Tetra (Copella arnoldi)

$2.99

A small, shallow water species found throughout much of the middle and lower Amazon, the Splash Tetra gets its name from its unique breeding strategy, which has female fish laying their eggs above the waterline in overhanging vegetation. They are typically found in blackwater streams, and do best in soft or slightly acidic water in the aquarium, but are otherwise hardy fish. They will readily accept most floating foods and are a loosely schooling species, so should be kept in groups of 5 or more.

Harlequin Rasbora (Trigonostigma heteromorpha) – Group of 10 Fish

$29.99

A colorful and actively schooling Rasbora found throughout parts of Southeast Asia, the Harlequin or Heteromorpha Rasbora makes an ideal addition to a small to medium sized community aquarium or planted tank. In the wild, they inhabit slow moving streams and creeks with sandy substrate and soft, acidic and often tannin-stained waters, usually among aquatic plants or fallen branches. A hardy and adaptable fish in the aquarium, they have been an aquarium hobby classic for many years and are commercially bred all over the world to supply the aquarium trade. Like most schooling rasboras, they are best kept in groups of 10 or more and will thrive with most similarly-sized peaceful tankmates.

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Blue Axelrodi Rasbora (Sundadanio axelrodi ‘blue’) – Group of 5 Fish

$24.99

An ideal fish for nano aquariums, the Blue Axelrodi Rasbora or Blue Neon Rasbora is found in warm, acidic, shallow waters throughout the island of Borneo. With their iridescent blue color and peaceful, active nature, they are extremely popular in the hobby and a favorite with planted tank hobbyists. In the aquarium, they will do best when kept in warm, slightly soft water and require excellent water quality to thrive. Like most rasboras, they will do best in a group of 10 or more fish.