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Inirida Spotted Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla cf. lugubris)

$59.99

The Inirida Spotted Pike Cichlid is a large growing species originating in the middle Rio Atabapo along the Colombia/Venezuela border. One of several “Lugubris-type” Pike Cichlids collected from the region, its distinctive spotted pattern and large size make it an excellent display species for a large aquarium. Like nearly all Pike Cichlids, they are aggressive and fiercely territorial, and should only be kept with other aggressive and appropriately sized fish.

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Xingu Apistogramma (Apistogramma agassizzi ‘Xingu’)

$12.49

A colorful and rarely seen dwarf cichlid, the Xingu Apistogramma is found in shallow areas of the fast-moving clear water Rio Xingu in Eastern Brazil. Like most Apistogramma species, they will do best in a tank with peaceful tankmates like small tetras or dwarf rainbows – or in a species tank if breeding is to be attempted. The Xingu Apistogramma requires excellent water quality and regular partial water changes will ensure they thrive in the aquarium.

A note on wild Apistogramma: Unless otherwise specified, wild Apistogramma are sold as unsexed individuals. We will make our best efforts to send pairs or a requested ratio of male to female but we do not guarantee sex on these fish. We recommend buying in groups to ensure adequate males and females for breeding.

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Spadetail Checkerboard Cichlid (Dicrossus maculatus)

$24.99

A stunningly marked and rarely seen dwarf cichlid, the Spadetail Checkerboard Cichlid grows slightly larger and displays more intense adult coloration than its more well known relative the common Checkerboard Cichlid (Dicrossus filamentosus). Found in the clearwater Tapajos as well as some surrounding Amazon tributaries, this dwarf cichlid will do best in an aquarium with ample cover in the form of driftwood, live or artificial plants, or other decor.

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True Eques Cory (Corydoras Eques)

$24.99$29.99

With its combination of deep green body coloration and a distinctive orange stripe, the Eques Cory is a sought after species in the aquarium hobby. Although similar species have occasionally been sold (incorrectly) as C. eques, the True Eques Cory is found only in Amazonas State, Brazil, and is rarely imported. Similar to most species of Cory Catfish, the Eques Cory should be kept in groups (ideally 5 or more) and prefers a substrate of fine sand.

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L014 Goldie Pleco (Scobinancistrus aureatus)

$59.99$249.99

Easily one of the most vibrantly colored of all large growing plecos, the L014 Goldie or Sunshine Pleco originates in the clear, warm waters of Brazil’s Rio Xingu. A stunning showpiece of a fish, especially as an adult, the Goldie Pleco is peaceful and will thrive in most community aquariums as long as they are given sufficient space. In nature, they are a scavenger, but will typically do best when provided protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, shrimp, or sinking carnivore diets. Goldie Plecos require excellent water quality and will do best with regular large water changes and warm, well-oxygenated water in the aquarium.

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L253 Black Royal Goldie Pleco (Scobinancistrus sp. L253)

$199.99

A rarely seen and stunningly marked variant of the more well known Goldie Pleco, the L253 Black Royal Goldie is found in the Rio Iriri, a tributary of the Xingu in Brazil. Like its cousin the L014 Goldie Pleco, this species is peaceful and will thrive in most community aquariums as long as they are given sufficient space. In nature, they are a scavenger, but will typically do best when provided protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, shrimp, or sinking carnivore diets. They require excellent water quality and will do best with regular large water changes and warm, well-oxygenated water in the aquarium.

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L081 Fine Spot Gold Nugget Pleco (Baryancistrus xanthellus)

$39.99$89.99

The L081 is a color variation of the popular Gold Nugget Pleco distinguished by having many fine yellow spots along the body (compared to L018 and L177, both of which have large spots). Like its close relatives, it is found in rocky shallow areas in warm, well-oxygenated water. In the aquarium, it should be provided with plenty of cover and regular feedings of protein rich feeds such as Repashy gel diet or other prepared feeds.

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L018 Big Spot Gold Nugget Pleco (Baryancistrus xanthellus)

$39.99$44.99

One of the most colorful and instantly recognizable of all plecos, the Gold Nugget Pleco is found in shallow, rocky areas of Brazil’s Rio Xingu. In the aquarium, they will do best with warm, well oxygenated water, moderate to fast water movement, and regular frequent water changes. Although they will graze on algae, their diet should include sinking wafers or pellets and fresh vegetables like zucchini.

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L160 Spiny Monster Pleco (Pseudacanthicus spinosus)

$49.99$99.99

Like their name suggests, the Spiny Monster Pleco is a large growing species which develops heavy armor and distinctive spines along the body and fins. Like most members of the genus Pseudacanthicus, this species is mainly carnivorous and prefer protein rich foods. In the aquarium, they can be territorial (especially towards other plecos) so be sure to provide plenty of hiding places such as caves or driftwood.

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L024 Redfin Cactus Pleco (Pseudacanthicus pitanga)

$109.99$339.99

The L024 or Redfin Cactus Pleco is a colorful and sought after species of heavily armored pleco originating in the Rio Tocantins in Brazil. Like most members of its genus, it is largely a carnivore and prefers protein rich foods. In the aquarium, the Redfin Cactus Pleco should be offered ample cover and care should be taken with other bottom dwelling species as they can be territorial. With their large adult size and space requirements, Redfin Cactus Plecos are recommended for experienced hobbyists with large aquariums and heavy filtration.

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L273 Red Titanic Pleco (Pseudacanthicus sp. L273)

$119.99$299.99

The Red Titanic Pleco or L273 is one of the most colorful species of Pseudacanthicus (commonly known as cactus plecos), originating in the rocky, clear waters of the Rio Tapajos in Brazil. Territorial and largely carnivorous by nature, this species grows to over a foot in length and requires a fairly large aquarium with lots of cover.

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Electric Blue Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciatus)

$9.99$99.99

A selectively bred color form of the popular Jack Dempsey cichlid, the Electric Blue Dempsey exhibits a beautiful base blue coloration which typically gets more vibrant as they grow. Although they share the same general care requirements as the standard Jack Dempsey, Electric Blues tend to be slower growing and much less aggressive. They should be kept with relatively peaceful fish, especially when young, and will benefit from frequent water changes to maintain excellent water quality.

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L066 King Tiger Pleco (Hypancistrus sp. L066)

$49.99$64.99

One of several strikingly marked black and white species from the Rio Xingu in Brazil, the L066 King Tiger Pleco inhabits rocky areas of warm, fast-moving water. In the aquarium, they need excellent water quality and do best when provided lots of cover in the form of caves or driftwood. A carnivore, they should be fed protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, carnivore pellets, or gel diets. The L066 can be distinguished from the similar L333 by its white (as opposed to off-white) base coloration.

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Mekong Goonch Catfish (Bagarius cf. yarrelli)

$124.99$249.99

Among the most fearsome of all freshwater predators, the “Goonch” Catfish of the genus Bagarius have long been sought after by aquarium fish keepers with enormous tanks and a love for monster fish. Several species and variants of Goonch are found throughout the Mekong River Basin in Southeast Asia, and of these the Mekong or Thai Goonch (B. cf yarrrelli) are among the most suited for aquariums. These fish inhabit powerful rapids along the middle stretches of the river, near the Thai/Laos/Cambodia Borders and are found in almost tropical temperatures ranging from 75-78F, unlike the Highlands Giant Goonch from India which is found in much cooler waters. This species also tends to have the best track record in captivity, and usually thrives in suitably large aquariums with well-oxygenated, clean water and strong current.

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True Chameleon Loricaria (Pseudohemiodon apithanos)

$59.99$69.99

This rare, large-growing Loricariid originates from the Caqueta basin in Colombia, although a similar looking species is imported from Peru and often misidentified as P. apithanos. The Chameleon Loricaria is typically found in shallow, fast-moving stretches of river. In the aquarium, they prefer moderate to high water movement and large open areas of sand substrate.