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L091 Three Beacon Pleco (Leporacanthicus triactis)

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The Three Beacon or Redfin Black Spot Pleco is a distinctively colored pleco found in the upper Orinoco in Colombia and Venezuela, where they tend to be found in rocky, fast-moving waters. More carnivorous than many other plecos, they should be fed accept a variety of protein rich sinking prepared foods. They can be aggressive and territorial for a pleco and should be provided with ample hides and rockwork in the aquarium.

L075 Para Pleco (Peckoltia sabaji)

$59.99$79.99

The L075 or Para Pleco is found in fast-flowing, rocky rivers throughout the Xingu and other Amazon Tributaries. As a medium growing and attractively marked pleco, it is a good addition for a medium to large aquarium and is generally peaceful towards tankmates. The L075 will usually coexist with other plecos as long as ample hiding places and cover is provided. An omnivore, they should be fed a varied diet of both algae/vegetable based and protein-rich foods.

L128 Blue Phantom Pleco (Hemiancistrus sp. L128)

$24.99$79.99

The Blue Phantom Pleco originates in fast-moving, rocky areas of the Orinoco River in Colombia and Venezuela. With their dark body coloration and stunning iridescent blue spots, this pleco makes a colorful and unique addition to most medium aquariums. An omnivore, they will graze on algae but also accept a variety of sinking prepared foods. Blue Phantoms are sensitive to poor water quality so be sure to perform frequent water changes. They will generally be more outgoing and less shy in a small group.

Senegal Bichir (Polypterus senegalus)

$74.99

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.

 

Sveni Eartheater Wild Rio Parana (Geophagus sveni ‘Rio Parana’)

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A colorful and uncommon eartheater found only in a few river systems in Southern Brazil, the Sveni 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.

L351 Sachamama Pleco (Panaqolus sp. ‘L351’)

$74.99

A rare and attractively marked wood eating pleco found in the Peruvian Amazon and some of its tributaries, the ‘Sachamama’ Pleco usually inhabits fast-moving, sediment-rich waters in the wild. This species is sometimes misidentified as the L090 “Papa Lyretail Pleco”, especially as smaller specimens. Like its relatives, this pleco is highly adapted to feeding on submerged wood and should be offered plenty of driftwood and specialty foods for wood eaters in the aquarium.

Swordspine Snook (Centropomus ensiferus)

$74.99

A rare, smaller growing species of true snook found in the coastal waters of Northeastern South America, the Swordspine Snook is a unique species for a larger predator aquarium. Unlike most of their relatives, these fish are generally found in pure freshwater to slightly brackish environments, and while they occasionally migrate into strong brackish or marine waters in the wild they will thrive in a typical freshwater aquarium. A predatory fish, they will eat anything small enough to fit in their mouths although tend not to be aggressive towards tankmates.

Fire Eel (Mastacembalus erythrotaenia)

$74.99

A beautiful and personable large predatory fish, the Fire Eel is found in river systems throughout Southeast Asia. Although it will eat small fish, it is a generally peaceful fish and can be shy at first. Over time, however, they learn to recognize their owners and can often be fed by hand. A beautiful and hardy addition to a large predatory fish tank.

Harlequin Lancer Catfish (Bagroides melapterus)

$69.99

A uniquely patterned catfish species originating in freshwater streams and rivers of Indonesia, the Harlequin Lancer is an active, aggressive fish which will do best in a large tank with ample hiding places. Tankmates should be chosen carefully as they will attack slower or more docile fish, especially at night.

Siamese Giant Carp (Catlocarpio siamensis)

$69.99

One of the largest fish found in Southeast Asia’s Mekong Basin, the Siamese Giant Carp is an important food fish through much of its range. Considered to be one of the largest freshwater fish in the world, it is aquacultured in large farms in Thailand primarily for the food fish trade. Due to its immense size and active swimming habits, this fish requires a truly enormous custom aquarium or indoor pond. It is relatively peaceful however and will coexist well with other large tankmates.

L240 Galaxy / Vampire Pleco (Leporacanthicus cf. galaxias)

$39.99$69.99

With high contrast black and white markings and large dorsal and caudal fins, the Galaxy or Vampire Pleco is a popular species typically originating from the Orinoco drainage in Colombia. A similar, possibly related species is found in the Tocantins River in Brazil. Like most plecos in the genus Leporacanthicus, the L240 are primarily carnivores, and prefer protein rich foods.

Gold Spot Caqueta Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla cf. anthurum ‘Caqueta’)

$69.99

A rarely seen Pike Cichlid from the fast moving tributaries of Colombia’s Rio Caqueta, this Pike is in the so-called “saxatilis group” of the genus Crenicichla which are found throughout the Amazon Basin. Like most cichlids in this group, they display attractive gold spotting which intensifies as they grow. These are a medium sized and extremely hardy Pike Cichlid and usually do well in a cichlid community with other South and Central American cichlids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hifin Green Phantom Pleco (Baryancistrus demantoides)

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The Hifin Green Phantom Pleco – like the very similar common Green Phantom Pleco – originates in fast-moving, rocky areas of the Orinoco and Ventuari Rivers in Colombia and Venezuela. With their light green body coloration and distinctive yellow spots, this pleco makes a colorful and unique addition to most medium aquariums. As the name suggests, this species can be distinguished by an even more prominent dorsal fin than the common Green Phantom, as well as the fact that this species’ dorsal fin and adipose fin are fused. An omnivore, they will graze on algae but also accept a variety of sinking prepared foods – preferably a protein rich diet. Green Phantoms are sensitive to poor water quality so be sure to perform frequent water changes.

True Chameleon Loricaria (Pseudohemiodon apithanos)

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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.