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True Piraiba Catfish (Brachyplatystoma filamentosum)


One of the largest of the Amazon giant catfish, the Piraiba is an important food fish throughout much of its range, which extends from the headwaters of the Amazon in the Andes to its mouth at the far Eastern edge of Brazil as well as the Guianas. Known to undertake massive migrations to spawn, this open water predator is typically found in murky, fast-moving waters in main river channels and due to its huge adult size and active nature is only suitable for the largest custom aquariums or indoor ponds. The true giant Piraiba is found in the coastal waters of Suriname, where our fish are collected from.

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Maroni Eartheater (Geophagus harreri)


A unique species of eartheater from the Marowijne River Basin in the Northeastern coastal region of South America, G. harreri is a beautiful and rarely seen fish. Like most eartheaters, it is best kept in groups in an appropriately large aquariums with a fine sand substrate for them to sift through.

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Brokopondo Eartheater (Geophagus brokopondo)


A colorful and rarely seen eartheater from the Brokopondo lake and the surrounding rivers in Suriname, the Brokopondo Eartheater is considered part of the ‘Surinamensis’ complex of closely-related species. With intense blue, red, and green coloration and long, flowing ventral fin streamers, this showy species is best kept in groups in an aquarium with fine sand substrate. Like most of its relatives, it is a fairly peaceful cichlid.

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Wild Pink Spot Suriname Angel (Pterophyllum scalare)


A distinctive wild form of Angelfish found in the rivers and flooded forests of Suriname, the Pink Spot or “Suriname Altum” Angel is a rarity in the hobby. Although they are considered a locality variant of P. scalare, they have a sharply notched nose similar to the true Altum and develop pink/red spots as adults.

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L239 Blue Panaque Pleco (Baryancistrus beggini)


A uniquely colored and small growing species of pleco, the L239 or Blue Panaque is not actually a member of the genus Panaque but instead is grouped in with the Gold Nugget Plecos and their close relatives. Found in the soft, acidic waters of the Orinoco and its tributaries, these are a hardy, relatively peaceful pleco. In the aquarium, a varied diet including plenty of vegetable-based foods is ideal.

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Royal Clown Loach (Leptobotia elongata)


The Royal Clown Loach or Imperial Flower Loach is the largest species of loach or botia in the world, originating in the subtropical waters of China’s Yangtze River. An elongated species well adapted to life in fast-moving water, they are powerful swimmers which prefer strong current and well-oxygenated water in the aquarium. In the wild, they feed on worms, crustaceans, and other fish (including smaller loaches). They will readily hunt down and eat small tankmates so should be kept with similarly sized fish. As a cooler water species, they do best in an unheated tank with temperatures ranging from 55-74F.

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Lemon Oscar (Astronotus ocellatus)


A selectively bred form of the popular Oscar, the Lemon Oscar displays vibrant yellow and gold coloration as its name suggests. A large growing, predatory fish, Oscars require large aquariums and should be kept with similarly sized tankmates.

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Intermedia Peacock Bass (Cichla intermedia)


A powerful and large growing predator, the Royal or Intermedia Peacock Bass is found in parts of the Orinoco and Casiquiare river drainages in Colombia and Venezuela.  Like all peacock bass,  they are  voracious fish eater by nature and newly imported fish tend to prefer live foods at first but can be weaned onto frozen and prepared foods over time. They are fast growing and can be aggressive towards tankmates, especially other cichlids. Best kept with larger, fast-moving fish.

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Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus)


One of the largest growing catfish species of the Amazon Basin, Redtail Catfish is a true monster fish and will reach a truly massive size in a relatively short time. In the aquarium, they are fairly easy to care for but keep in mind they will attempt to eat anything they can fit in their surprisingly large mouths. Juvenile fish grow extremely quickly so to realistically keep these fish long term a massive aquarium or ideally an indoor pond is necessary.

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Rio Atabapo Altum Angel (Pterophyllum altum)


The most sought after of all the freshwater angels, the Altum or High Back Angel comes from the acidic blackwater reaches of the Orinoco River and its tributaries in Colombia and Venezuela. These beautiful but delicate fish require warm, soft water and excellent water quality to thrive. Best kept in groups of 5 or more, the Altum Angel is an unmistakable show fish ideal for a large display aquarium. Our Altum Angels are imported directly and conditioned carefully in soft water systems before being shipped, allowing us to offer only robust, healthy, well-acclimated fish to our customers. The Rio Atabapo Altum is known for its more vivid coloration, larger adult size, and more distinctive tall body shape than those collected in the Orinoco or Inirida.


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Spotted Silver Hatchet (Gasteropelecus maculatus)


One of the larger species of the popular surface dwelling Hatchetfish, the Spotted Silver Hatchet is found in the Eastern end of the Amazon Basin in Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador. In the aquarium, they are hardy and peaceful schooling fish that due to their size will do well with larger tankmates – making an ideal dither fish for small and medium sized South American Cichlids. Their tank should be kept tightly covered as they are easily spooked and likely to jump out if given the opportunity.

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Wild Blue Ram (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)


A longtime favorite in the hobby due to its vibrant color, small size, and peaceful behavior, the Blue Ram originates in the Llanos region of Colombia and Venezuela, where it is found in small, shallow streams and pools known as morichales. Although it has been commercially bred for generations in many dfiferent color forms, the wild form remains deservedly popular while being hardy and undemanding in the aquarium. It is among the most hardy of the dwarf cichlid species, ideal for beginners. A great species for planted or community tanks, they can be slightly territorial towards each other but will rarely bother other fish.

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Nile Bichir (Polypterus bichir bichir)


The Nile Bichir, Polypterus bichir bichir, is found in shallow, slow moving waters in Egypt, Chad, Ghana, and possibly Cameroon. Although this species was the first of the Bichirs to be described scientifically, it remains quite rare in the hobby and trade due to the remote areas it inhabits. This subspecies is one of several so-called “lower jaw” group of Polypterus, so named for their distinctive heavy lower jaw that protrude over the upper lip. In the aquarium, they are hardy and undemanding like most bichir species, but should be kept with a tight-fitting and possibly weighted lid as they will attempt to jump if spooked or at night.

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Weeksii Bichir (Polypterus weeksii)


The Weeksi or Mottled Bichir is found in Central Africa, where it inhabits shallow waters in areas of low to moderate current and plenty of cover. This species is one of several so-called “upper jaw” group of Polypterus, named because their upper lip protrudes over the lower jaw. In the aquarium, they are hardy and undemanding like most bichir species, but should be kept with a tight-fitting and possibly weighted lid as they will attempt to jump if spooked or at night.

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Guinea Endlicheri Bichir (Polypterus endlicheri ‘Guinea’)


The ‘Guinea’ Endlicheri Bichir is one of several distinctive geographical variants of the widespread Polypterus endlicheri which is found in various slow-moving shallow water habitats ins Guinea and possibly surrounding countries in West Africa. Like all Endlicheri or Saddled Bichir variants, it is a large growing species, reaching sizes of over 30″ in the wild and the form from Guinea is known as one of the largest, and most heavy bodied of the geographical variants and subspecies. Polypterus endlicheri is one of several so-called “lower jaw” group of Polypterus, so named for their distinctive heavy lower jaw that protrude over the upper lip. In the aquarium, they are hardy and undemanding like most bichir species, but should be kept with a tight-fitting and possibly weighted lid as they will attempt to jump if spooked or at night.