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African Pike Characin (Hepsetus odoe)


A predatory pike-like characin found throughout much of tropical Africa, H. odoe inhabits shallow rivers and lakes where it primarily feeds on smaller fish. A fast-moving predator, these fish prefer clean, well-oxygenated water and will do best with some cover in the form of floating plants or vegetation. Be sure to keep their aquariums tightly covered as they are likely to jump, especially if spooked.


African Tiger Fish (Hydrocynus vittatus)


One of the largest and most fearsome predatory fish species found in Africa’s freshwater rivers and lakes, the African Tigerfish is a challenging fish to keep both due to its huge adult size and somewhat delicate temperament. They require clean, well-oxygenated water and will do best with moderate to high water flow. Recommended only for experienced fishkeepers with the largest home aquariums.


Spotted Congo Puffer (Tetraodon schoutedeni)

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One of the smallest and most peaceful of all freshwater puffers, the Spotted Congo or Schoutedeni Puffer is found in stretches of the middle Congo River in Central Africa. Once relatively common in the trade, unrest in its native habitat has made it rare, sought after, and difficult to find. In the wild, they mainly inhabit clear water areas with moderate to low current and will do best in an aquarium with similar conditions. Peaceful, hardy, and active, they will get along with most tankmates as long as they aren’t small enough to be considered a meal.

Granulated Catfish (Pterodoras granulosus)


A huge armored catfish found throughout many of the larger rivers of South America, the Soldier or Bacu Catfish is a unique scavenging species which feeds on detritus, dead fish, invertebrates, and even fruit in the wild. In the aquarium, they are gentle giants, and are peaceful towards all tankmates. Due to their heavily armored body and large size, they make good tankmates for large cichlids or other large predatory fish but with their huge adult size will require an equally large aquarium or indoor pond to keep.

Adonis Pleco (Acanthicus adonis)


One of the largest and most impressive plecos, Acanthicus adonis is found throughout much of the middle Amazon and Tocantins river basins in South America. With their heavy armor, sharp spines, and huge adult size, this pleco is a true monster fish and adults are suitable only for the largest aquariums. They are slow growers however, often taking years to reach a significant size.


Atromaculatus Cichlid (Mesoheros atromaculatus)


An uncommon and smaller growing cichlid from the coastal drainages of Colombia, M. atromaculatus is one of the less aggressive species of its genus (although it is still very much a cichlid). In the aquarium, they are hardy and undemanding and will generally pair off as they grow. Provide ample cover as they will become territorial as adults.

Celestial Pearl Danio / Galaxy Rasbora (Danio margaritatus)


One of the most beautifully patterned nano fish in the aquarium hobby, the Celestial Pearl Danio, Galaxy Rasbora, or simply “CPD” as it is often known in the hobby originates in the shallow waters of Myanmar’s streams and lakes but are now commercially bred. The Celestial Pearl Danio is a peaceful schooling fish ideal for smaller aquariums and is extremely popular with aquascapers and planted tank hobbyists due to its vivid colors and small adult size. Hardy and undemanding, they will readily accept most flake or small granulated foods.

Red Spot Green Discus – Wild Rio Nanay (Symphysodon aequifasciatus)


Long considered the most beautiful of all freshwater aquarium fish, the discus remains a popular fish for serious hobbyists. Regular, large water changes, a protein-rich varied diet, and warm water temperatures (78-84) will create ideal conditions for discus to thrive. Wild discus like the Red Spotted Green are  sensitive to water quality and are best kept by experienced hobbyists, however their reputation for being challenging isn’t entirely deserved. They will do best in soft, slightly acidic water and may take weeks or even months to display their optimal colors in an aquarium but will reward patient aquarists with spectacular coloration and natural behaviors. Discus are found in loose aggregations in the wild, and should be kept in groups of at least 5 in the aquarium (8-10 is ideal). The spectacular wild form from Peru’s Rio Nanay are known for their stunning iridescent green base color with exceptional specimens showing vivid red spots throughout their entire body.


Rio Nanay “Peru Altum” Angel (Pterophyllum scalare)


A distinctive regional variant of freshwater Angelfish, the Rio Nanay Angel is also called by the trade name “Peru Altum” although it is not the true Altum Angel from the Orinoco basin of Colombia and Venezuela. One of the characteristics that distinguishes this naturally occurring form of angel is its reddish or pink spots which become more prominent with age. A beautiful and unique fish, they prefer warm, soft, acidic water and are relatively undemanding in the aquarium.

Amazon Otocinclus (Otocinclus cf. macrospilus) – Group of 5


One of the most popular aquarium algae eaters (and for good reason), the Oto Cat or Otocinclus is a small, schooling suckermouth catfish found throughout much of South America. There are several species commonly imported for the aquarium trade, but of these the larger, more robust species found in the Colombian Amazon (O. cf. macrospilus) is probably the hardiest and best choice for most aquariums. Safe for all planted tanks and compatible with any peaceful tankmates, the Amazon Oto will feed readily on diatom and other forms of nuisance algae in the aquarium but should be supplemented regularly with sinking veggie-based foods, gel diet, and fresh vegetables like zucchini or romaine lettuce.

Wild Green Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon simulans) – Group of 10


A smaller but equally colorful relative to the popular Cardinal and Neon Tetra, the Wild Green Neon inhabits shallow, acidic waters along the Rio Negro and Orinoco in Brazil and Colombia. A peaceful schooling fish, they are best kept in groups of 10 or more, and will display their best coloration in warm, soft water in the aquarium. The addition of tannins to their water by products like Indian Almond Leaves or the use of natural driftwood will also help promote their most vibrant colors and behaviors. A great species for the smaller planted aquarium.

Rummynose Tetra (Hemigrammus rhodostomus) – Group of 10


A hobby classic, the Rummynose Tetra has been popular with generations of aquarium keepers due to its high contrast coloration, peaceful nature, and active schooling behavior. Their characteristic red “nose” is a good indicator of water quality as it will be most vibrant when the fish are healthy and in warm, slightly acidic water. Unfortunately, inbreeding and hybridization of this fish in the aquarium trade have caused many tank raised specimens to lose some of their best color; we offer carefully acclimated wild collected specimens that exhibit vibrant coloration. Best kept in groups of 10 or more fish, they make ideal inhabitants for medium to large planted tanks.

Glowlight Danio (Celestichthys choprae) – Group of 5


A vividly colored and hardy species of Danio originating in the shallow waters of Myamnar’s rivers and lakes, the Glowlight Danio has become a favorite in the hobby in recent years. In the wild, they inhabit clear, well-oxygenated water, usually close to aquatic vegetation or overhanging branches. An extremely active schooling fish, they do best in groups of 10 or more and prefer plenty of open space for swimming. Like most of its close relatives, they are peaceful community fish which will do well with most similarly-sized peaceful tankmates.

Habrosus Pygmy Cory (Corydoras habrosus) – Group of 10


One of the smallest species of Corydoras, the Habrosus or Salt and Pepper Pygmy Cory originates in slow moving shallow waters along the Llanos region of the Orinoco Basin in Colombia and Venezuela. This highly social species is usually found in large groups and should be kept in schools of at least 10 in the aquarium. Like most corys, they use their barbels to find food in fine, sandy substrate and will do best under similar conditions in the aquarium. Ideal for planted or shrimp tanks due to their small size and peaceful nature.