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    4/3/12 stock list plus some new pics to share of stock & breeders

    Discussion in 'Tangled Up In Cichlids' started by bigguapote, Apr 3, 2012.

    1. bigguapote

      bigguapote M.A.N. Community Vendor

      Jul 8, 2005
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      Hopefully readers know by now that the below photos are NOT the only fish I have in stock. I have hundreds of species of rare cichlids, catfish, and oddballs on hand. These are just some photos I've recently snapped to share.
      I will paste a copy of my availability as of today's stock below for review. As always, please check back at my web page stock list http://www.tangledupincichlids.com to see the most updated stock list.


      Totally pellet trained captive bred female pearl ray of 5" @ 450



      Here is the pair of true 'red devils' that I am breeding now. The male is a huge wild beast that I brought in a couple years ago. The female is a brightly colored F1 bred here in my facility.
      Juveniles from this pair are available in a few sizes.



      A brightly colored pair of 'midas cichlids' that I am currently working with. Juveniles of a couple different sizes are also available at this time.


      Adolescent Nicaraguan dovii 'wolf cichlids' are available in limited quantity as males for 40 or 75 per pair.


      F1 Rio Magdalena 'blue umbies' are available in several sizes. This young buck is looking great at around 5".


      I've tried a few times to photograph this awesome jordani pair. They're getting along great with one another, but we're all not working well together when I have a camera in hand.
      Such a very rare species in the trade whose natural habitat is restricted to the Pearl River Basin in China. This is a cool hardy cyprinid that can do well in indoor aquaria as well as outdoor ponds that don't freeze over in the winter. This pair is 7-8" @ 350 pair

      And here's that current stock list I mentioned above.




      Amatitlania siquia "Rio Cabayo Nicoya Peninsula" 1-1.25” 7.50 new convict to the trade from NW Costa Rica-ylw to red color w/ bars!

      Amphilophus citrinellus 1.5” 6.50 or 6 @ 6.00 juveniles of bright red/orange, stocky bodied Nicaraguan adults

      “ “ 2-2.5” 10.00 or 4 @ 8.50 next size up on chunky grow ‘midas cichlids’

      “ labiatus 1.5” 6.50 or 6 @ 6.00 juvenile true ‘red devils’ from my colorful Lago Nicaragua imports

      “ “ 2-2.5” 10.00 or 4 @ 8.50 next size up on real Nicaraguan ‘red devil’

      “ “ 3-3.5” 15.00 nice chunky grow outs of true Nicaraguan ‘red devil’

      “ sagittae – colored 1.25-1.5” 7.50 juveniles from super pair of F1 wht/org/blue fem and red/org male

      “ “ “ 7-7.5” 30.00 or 3 @ 25.00 exclusively imported by TUIC! F1 open water predatory Lago Apoyo sp.

      “ “ “ 8-9” 35.00 jumbo F1 adults w/ gorgeous wht, ylw, orange colors – very impressive!

      “ trimaculatus 1.5” 7.50 juves. of beefy and highly colorful real ‘trimacs’

      “ “ 2-2.5” 12.50 next size up on chunky grow outs with color

      “ xiloaensis 5-5.5” 25.00 or 3 @ 20.00 exclusively imported by TUIC! F1 wht/ylw/orng Lago Apoyo sp.

      “ “ 6-6.5” 30.00 or 3 @ 25.00 adult F1 xilos of various colors – very impressive, not at all shy!

      “ sp. ‘red Isletas’ 4-4.5” 18.00 exclusively imported by TUIC! F1 juves. of barred red head species

      “ “ 5-5.5” 25.00 young adult F1s available with nuchal humps forming already

      “ “ 6-6.5” 35.00 chunky adult F1 males with very impressive profile

      “ “ 7-7.5” 50.00 limited F1 lg adult males – very showy fish

      Archocentrus centrarchus 3-3.5” 15.00 or 4 @ 12.00 lg juv/young adolescent Lago Nicaragua ‘flier cichlid’-very striking, less aggressive

      “ “ 4-4.5” 20.00 great sized adolescents displaying turquoise color

      “ multispinosa 1.5-2” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 Nicaraguan ‘rainbow cichlids’-md growing, non-aggressive, colorful favorites

      Chuco micropthalmus 1.5-2” 25.00 rare! F1 Rio Copan-remarkable glowing turq. spangles over red/gold body

      ‘Cichlasoma’ uropthalmus 1.5” 5.50 or 6 @ 5.00 juvenile ‘Mayan cichlid’ or ‘Mexican red terror’

      Cryptoheros cutteri 1.5-2” 7.50 colorful blue/gold, md growing, spunky ‘cutteri’

      Nandopsis tetracanthus 1.25-1.5” 7.50 juvenile ‘Cuban cichlids’-very showy blk/white mosaic pattern as adult

      Neetroplus nematopus 3-3.5” 18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 exclusively imported by TUIC! F1 feisty little Lago Nicaragua ‘neets’

      “ “ 4-4.5” 25.00 beefy F1 adults of the mighty ‘neet’!

      Parachromis dovii 3.5-4” 40.00 limited # of beefy adolescent Nicaraguan wolf cichlids available

      “ managuensis 1” 5.50 juveniles of ‘jaguar cichlid’ from nicely blue colored race

      “ motaguensis ‘red tiger’ 3.5-4.5” 40.00 limited # of very colorful adolescent ‘Rio Copan red tigers’ available

      “ “ “ 7-7.5” 100.00 awesome large adult males of super colored ‘Rio Copan’ race
      “ “ “ 8-10” 125.00 jumbo males – extremely impressive w/ massive heads & big teeth!

      Paratheraps bifasciatus 3-3.5” 18.00 or 4 @ 15.00 F1 Rio Chacamax-gorgeous red spotted race w/ lots of yellow over body

      “ zonatus 4-4.5” 18.00 young adolescents already w/ blue face and sides

      “ “ 5-5.5” 25.00 young adults with super blue and yellow color

      Thorichthys affinis 1.5-2” 10.00 F1 Lago Peten juves-orange underside, iridescent blue spangled sides

      Vieja argentea 5-6” 75.00 young adults - very impressive and rarely offered at this large size

      “ synspilus 2-2.5” 12.50 juveniles from brilliantly deep red colored pair


      Acaronia nassa 3.5-4” 15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 big eyes, big mouth, not big attitude-very cool wild ‘Peru basketmouth’

      Aequidens diadema 2-2.5” 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 wild Peru ‘red acara’ – gets large and highly colorful

      Andinoacara aequinoctialis 5-6” 40.00 adult Ecuador ‘green terror’ or ‘gold suam’ w/ brilliant red trimmed fins

      “ stalsbergi 1.5” 15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 F1 juves. of incredible and rarely offered white seam ‘Peru green terror’

      “ “ 2-2.5” 20.00 next size up on chunky F1 juveniles with color

      Biotodoma cupido 1.25-1.5” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 attractively pastel colored earth eaters

      Caquetaia kraussi 3.5-4” 25.00 great sized F1 grow outs w/ green body, orange eyes/belly

      “ myersi 4-5” 35.00 uniquely attractive wild piscivore w/ red eyes & gold body

      “ umbriferus 1.5” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 F1 juveniles of the awesome Rio Magdalena ‘blue freckled monster’

      “ “ 2-2.5” 12.50 or 4 @ 10.00 chunky F1 juveniles already displaying blue freckles

      “ “ 3-3.5” 20.00 great sized and colorful F1 Rio Magdalena grow outs

      “ “ 4-4.5” 28.00 largest F1 grow outs on hand-beefy fish coloring up really well

      Cichla piquiti ‘azul’ 6-7” 250.00 or 4 @ 215.00 (net) wild ‘azul bass’ of legendary fishing hot spot-Furnace Lake, Minas Gerais

      “ “ “ 8-8.5” 275.00 largest size available of very beefy, pellet pounding ‘azuls’!

      Cleithracara maronii 1.5” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 ‘keyhole cichlids’- an enduring favorite among hobbyists for generations!

      Crenicichla cincta 8-9” 150.00 very colorful and lg growing Peru ‘green cincta pikes’

      “ lucius 4-5” 15.00 or 4 @ 12.50 wild Peru pikes w/ iridescent gold/grn sides, ornate red fins

      “ reticulata 5-6” 125.00 pr unusually shaped and seldom imported-one pair available

      “ “ 5-6” 65.00 one additional male of ‘frog faced’ Peru pike available

      Geophagus altifrons 2.5-3” 18.00 beautiful Rio Tapajos race of md size-incredibly showy as adult!

      “ brasiliensis 3-4” 15.00 chunky & highly colorful, a robust & very showy earth eater

      “ brokopondo 1-1.25” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 1st time offer F1 juves of very rare/exclusive TUIC import of Surinam Geo.

      “ sp. ‘red head Tapajos’ 1.5” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 F1 juveniles of the highly requested and beautiful ‘red head’

      Gymnogeophagus balzani 5-6” 75.00 jumbo males of most beautiful Rio Uruguay race-stunning color and profile!

      Heros sp. ‘rotkeil’ 1.5-2” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 juvenile ‘rotkeil’ or ‘red head severum’ – stunning fish when mature

      “ sp. ‘super red’ 3.5-4” 50.00 or 4 @ 45.00 the incredible ‘super red severum’-glowing red and peaceful temperament

      “ “ 6-7” 125.00 jumbo ‘super reds’!! Absolutely stunning at very rarely seen adult size!

      Hypselecara temporalis 2-2.5” 10.00 or 6 @ 8.50 wild Peru ‘purple chocolate cichlids’

      Laetacara dorsigera 1.5-2” 8.50 or 6 @ 7.50 ‘red breasted acara’ - attractive and peaceful dwarf species

      “ thayeri 3-4” 15.00 wild Peru ‘smiling acara’-md growing-bright ylw facial stripes, gold/grn body

      Satanoperca jurupari ‘Ucayali’ 1.25-1.5” 7.50 or 6 @ 6.50 wild jurupari of super gold colored, orange lipped Peruvian race


      Etroplus suratensis 4-4.5” 25.00 F1 ‘green chromides’- lg growing/mellow, dark grn. banded w/ bright spangles

      Oreochromis niloticus 3-4” 10.00 ‘blue’ or ‘Nile Tilapia’-impressive as adult-boldly barred, red throat/tail

      Placidochromis phenochilus 4-4.5” 50.00 brilliant bright blue Malawi show species beginning to display gold flecks!


      Barbonymus altus 4-5” 25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 real ‘red tail tinfoil barbs’-all the bling of common tinfoil in 1/2 the size (max 8”)

      Epinephelus lanceolata 5-6” 150.00 ‘bumble bee groupers’ in barely brackish/mostly fresh water

      Hampala dispar 5-6” 35.00 or 3 @ 30.00 very sharp ‘large fish community’ species w/ purplish body and red fins

      Hepsetus odoe 5-5.5” 65.00 ltd qty of seldom imported ‘African pike’-very sharp fish, pellet trained

      Himantura chaophraya 18” 2000.00 ‘net price’ true collector specimen-awesome ‘giant Mekong ray’-very rare import indeed!

      Hydrocynus goliath 4-5” 135.00 GATF or ‘goliath tigers’ of great size now on hand!

      Lates niloticus 4-4.5” 125.00 real ‘Nile perch’ – very cool in juvenile marbled pattern!

      Myloplus rubripinnis 2-2.5” 15.00 juvenile Peru ‘red hooks’ in limited quantity only

      “ “ 3.5-4” 25.00 Colombian ‘red hook silver dollars’-great addition of color and activity to lg community

      Osphronemus goramy 4-5” 20.00 huge growing & impressive ‘giant goramy’-awesome show fish w/ red trim fins

      Papyrocranus afer 5-6” 65.00 seldom imported, ornately spotted ‘pom pom knives’

      Piaractus brachypomus ‘albino’ 6-7” 150.00 true albino ‘red pacu’! Very striking & attractive - 1st time US import!

      Polypterus ansorgii 9-10” 75.00 very sharp, boldly banded ‘bichir’ with ornate fins and rich color

      “ palmas ‘Buettikoferi’ 8-10” 75.00 attractive diagonal checker-like pattern, great sized unusual ‘bichir’

      Potamotrygon motoro ‘orange flower’ 17-18” 450.00 jumbo wild Peru male w/ one of kind huge ‘orange flowers pattern’!

      “ sp. ‘pearl’ 5” 450.00 captive born female ‘pearl ray’ – totally pellet trained; beautiful fish!

      Pristolepis fasciata 4-5” 35.00 rarely imported, unique & hardy ‘nandid’-perfectly compatible in md-lg community

      Probarbus labeamajor 10” 150.00 only one large individual of very rarely imported striped Chinese barb

      Ptychidio jordani 7-8” 350.00 pr extremely rare, very uniquely attractive Chinese cyprinid w/ wing-like fins

      Rhinogobius rubromaculatus 1.5-2” 15.00 rarely imported brilliant red spotted goby

      Salminus maxillosus 8-9” 100.00 or 3 @ 85.00 real ‘golden dorado’ of south Brazil already w/ red fins

      Sarcocheilichthys sinensis 4-4.5” 50.00 rarely imported banded Chinese cyprinids-boldly banded gold/black

      Spinibarbus denticulatus 4-4.5” 50.00 rarely imported ‘Phoenix barbs’-highly impressive show fish!

      Xiphophorus helleri 2-3” 10.00 F1 Rio Otapa wild type swordtail-lg growing, red stripes on lime body


      Acanthicus adonis 7-8” 75.00 very showy white spotted lyre tailed pleco of great size and pattern

      Ageniosus marmoratus 7-8” 100.00 lg ‘hammerhead cat’ – extremely unusual: open water swimming/non-nocturnal

      Aguarunichthys torusos 1.5-2” 65.00 ‘bolt cat’ juveniles-amazing show cat as adult!

      Auchenoglanis occidentalis 4-4.5” 50.00 African ‘giraffe nose cats’-unique vacuum-like snout, cool show cat!

      Callophysus macropterus 4-5” 65.00 ‘vulture cat’ or ‘mota cat’, a very attractive, active, showy spotted Pimeloid

      “ “ 13-14” 175.00 jumbo long term captive ‘vulture cat’-absolutely awesome show cat!

      Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps ‘albino’ 6-7” 50.00 very showy & lg growing red eyed ‘albino sailfin plecos’

      Hemibagrus wyckioides 6” 40.00 Asian red tail cat – only one individual available

      Liearius pictus 9-10” 150.00 one large ‘sail fin pictus’ cat with ornate/bold markings

      Panaque changae 3-4” 25.00 or 3 @ 22.00 L226 ‘zebra Panaque’ w/ boldly banded with ‘butterfly-like’ fins

      “ cf. nigrolineatus 7” 65.00 L191 ‘green royal pleco’ of super size and width! Awesome show fish

      Peckoltia compta 2-2.5” 65.00 L134 F1 ‘leopard frog pleco’ – incredibly marked, perfect for breeding

      “ lineola 3.5-4” 25.00 L202 large adults of attractively banded Peckoltia

      Pseudorinelepis genibarbus 4-5” 50.00 Peru ‘pinecone plecos’-not same as L095 or L152 (a separate, undescribed spp.)
    2. bigguapote

      bigguapote M.A.N. Community Vendor

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      I thought of another fish (well, pair of fish) I ought to mention that are also available.
      I have a large breeding pair of 'Bahia redtail oscars' to offer now. Some of you may remember when I imported them as juveniles a couple years ago.
      They looked like this at that time.



      Now that they've grown and matured and pairs have formed, they look like this!




      This 10-12" pair is for sale @ 350 pr now.
      And yes, fry will be available later this spring.
    3. TheNailman

      TheNailman MFK Members

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      :woot: can't wait for the babies
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      rjkz28 MFK Members

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      Very nice oscars!! Any luck on the Rio meta orinos yet??

      Sent from my HTC PH39100 using MonsterAquariaNetwork App
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      I was going to say that it looked as if you snuck some more brokopondos in on us untill I saw that they are not cichla....Any chance of pinning down a few Chinese perch?
    6. ray777

      ray777 MFK Members

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      You have pics of the parents to that female pearl? Very interested
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      bigguapote M.A.N. Community Vendor

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      Sorry no parent pics. She begs for pellets and any other foods I offer. Very sharp, very healthy. Please email directly to discuss individual order.
      Thanks, jeff
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      Any idea how those P. jordani would do with larger cichlids in a big tank? It's a 1000g tank with the biggest fish in the 6-8" range. The fish include 1 Salvini, 3 P. bifasciatus, 1 A. sagitae, 2 A. lyonsi, and an oscar among a few others. Also, are they tolerant of the higher temps we normally keep cichlids at considering they are a temperate species?
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      PM sent......;)
    10. bigguapote

      bigguapote M.A.N. Community Vendor

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      Thanks for your interest. You're looking at a 10-12" fish when fully grown. They compete well for food and are agile swimmers.
      They also seem to be quite tolerant of temperature range. They are thriving in my tanks where the ambient air temp in my facility is near 78-80*F when it's not summer. Then things heat up even more!

      So I have to tell you - I have a case of 'tank envy'. A 1000 gal tank?!
      I'd love to see this pair call your tank home. Heck, there are lots of other fish here that would fight for a one way ticket to IL to swim in your tank. If you are willing and able, I'm happy to talk about it.
      Please email me directly to discuss your individual order.

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