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Brown Ghost Knifefish (Apteronotus leptorhynchus)


Although less well known than the popular Black Ghost Knifefish, the Brown Ghost is a similarly unique species of knifefish found throughout much of the Amazon basin. A hardy species, they feed on insect larvae, crustaceans, and small fish in the wild but in the aquarium usually take to frozen foods very quickly. They are usually found in areas of slow water movement and in warm, acidic water. Although they can be territorial towards each other in the aquarium, it is possible to keep them in small groups as long as ample cover is provided.



Fire Spot Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘Inirida III’)

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A rare and spectacularly marked pike cichlid from the Inirida in Colombia and Venezuela, the Fire Spotted or Inirida III pike is a member of the saxatilis-type group. They are found in warm, acidic, fast-flowing waters but in the aquarium are hardy and relatively adaptable.

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Orinoco Dwarf Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘Orinoco dwarf’)


One of the smaller species of Pike Cichlids, the Orinoco Dwarf is a relatively peaceful Crenicichla found in the warm, acidic waters of the Orinoco and its tributaries in Colombia and Venezuela. A hardy and active species, they are usually found in groups in the wild and will form a distinct social hierarchy in the aquarium if given enough space. Be sure to provide plenty of cover for each fish to create and defend its own territory.

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Marble Ghost Knifefish (Apteronotus eschmeyeri)


An almost never imported knifefish from the Pacific coastal drainage of Colombia, the Longnose Ghost Knife is similar in care to its more well-known relative the Black Ghost Knife. A shy but seemingly social species, these knifefish do well in groups. Little else is known about their habits in the wild.


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Goldline Knifefish (Sternopygus macrurus)


A large, robust, and uniquely patterned species, the Goldline Knifefish is found throughout the Pacific coastal drainage of Colombia and Ecuador, where it inhabits a wide variety of habitat types. These knifefish can be found in fast-moving freshwater streams as well as brackish water estuaries so they appear to tolerate a wide variety of water conditions. A large and outgoing species which will readily eat small fish, these knifefish are ideal for a species tank or a community aquarium consisting of large but relatively peaceful tankmates. Like most knifefish, they appreciate having ample hiding places but are not particularly shy.

Shipping Note: Due to their large size, large, extra large, and jumbo sized Goldline Knifefish are NOT eligible for our $55 flat rate shipping. If at all possible we recommend shipping these fish via air cargo (rates start at $45). Contact us for more information or for a quote.

Red Hump Eartheater (Geophagus steindachneri)


One of the smaller species of South American eartheater, the Red Hump Eartheater is found throughout Western Colombia and possibly into the middle Orinoco drainage, where it inhabits a variety of habitats. A hardy and adaptable species, they tend to take prepared foods better than some of their more delicate relatives but like all Geophagus prefer a fine sand substrate to sift through. A social fish when young, they can become aggressive and territorial when they are large enough to form pairs and spawn.

Clown Pleco (Panaqolus maccus)


One of the most popular small plecos in the aquarium hobby, the Clown Pleco or L104 is found in the rocky waters of the Rio Meta and its tributaries in Colombia. A scavenger and algae grazer, they will feed on nuisance algae in the aquarium but prefer more protein rich foods and should be supplemented with a variety of foods including gel diet, sinking pellets or wafers, and fresh veggies. Peaceful and generally safe with live plants, they are an excellent pleco for small or medium aquariums with a maximum size of just over 3″

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African Red Eye Tetra (Arnoldichthys spilopterus)


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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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.

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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.

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Hampala Barb (Hampala macrolepidota)


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.


Super Orange Spotted Lenticulata Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla lenticulata ‘super orange’)

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One of the most striking of all the Pike Cichlids, the Lenticulata or Spotted Pike is a large growing species found in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. Like many large Pike Cichlids, they are territorial and can be extremely aggressive towards tankmates so any other fish in the aquarium should be chosen with care. The Super Orange Spotted Lenticulata is a rare regional variant which exhibits intense orange coloration behind the operculum and around the caudal spot along with extensive spotting on the head and face.


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Senegal Bichir – Wild Chad (Polypterus senegalus)


The Senegal, or Common Bichir is the most widespread species of Polypterus in Africa, inhabiting shallow waters across a huge geographic area. This species is also the most common in the aquarium hobby and has been commercially bred in Asia for years. Wild specimens like this one from Lake Chad are less common and more sought after in the hobby.


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Peppermint Oto (Parotocinclus cf. eppleyi)


A beautifully and distinctively marked relative of the common Otocinclus, the Peppermint Oto inhabits Venezuela’s Rio Orinoco, where it spends most of its time grazing on submerged driftwood and vegetation. An ideal algae eater for most community or planted aquariums, they will eat filamented algae and diatoms from most surfaces, including the aquarium glass. Like most of their close relatives, they are best kept in groups.