south american

  1. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    Water change why not

    Had nothing going on so figured I might as well do a water change why not can’t hurt nitrates are a bit hire than I’d like anyway
  2. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    Vulture catfish

    Quick video of my 14 inch vulture cat, I'll try and upload a better video at some point but this is what i have for now:D
  3. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    BOLT CATFISH (Aguarunichthys torosus)

    Just found this species on planet catfish, anyone one here keeping one or seen one up for sale anywhere?
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    Frozen? Flake? Pellet? Live?

    What’s everyone feeding there fish? What’s your favorite brand of food ? - I feed a diet of omega one kelp pellets, omega one cichlid pellets, market shrimp, frozen blood worms, frozen brine shrimp with spirulina, and San Francisco Bay silver sides
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    What’s everyone keeping for cats

    I have an addiction for larger odd ball catfish and wondering what everyone is keeping or what’s your favorite. Post pics and info below :D My current favorite is the vulture catfish or Calophysus macropterus. -Got the opportunity to get one about a month ago and couldn’t pass it up been the...
  6. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    Advice on breeding

    Anyone have some good tips on breeding geophagus tapajos’ red head ? I have a group of 4 juveniles, 1 male and 3 females. Looking to breed them as they mature
  7. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    Group of tetras?

    Thinking of getting a large group of tetras, looking for a species that maxes out at around 2-2.5 inches and schools well. What’s everyone’s suggestion or what’s your favorite ? This stock will be for my current 125g setup

    Whats your top 5 AGGRESSIVE MONSTER Cichlids?

    this a little fun video of some of my current and past actual stock except the monster Dovii my pic but he was a the zoo in a million gallon tank naw just kidding but my guess no less than 50,000 gallons probably closer to 100,000. These tank up there in aggression let me know what's your...
  9. Addi_13


    Hello guys, Guys I have a Jaguar cichlids which is about 5” - 6” in a 300 Gallon. Please can you help me identify it’s sex as it’s growing up and I want to know if it’s male as they get very aggressive towards other fishes. Regards, Additya
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    Stocking a 150g (5x2x2)

    Hi guys, I currently have a 55g but I am looking to get a new 150g 5x2x2, looking to stock American cichlids so any stocking ideas are appreciated, thanks in advance
  11. TheMoneyTank(TMT)

    Festivum breeding after a DAY in my tank?!?

    So yesterday I decided to create a SA community and brought the following X10 black widow tetras X5 Brazilian festivums X2 apistogramma wilhemi Immediately after adding the largest festivum (just under 4 inches) and a 3inch festivum paired off and became aggressive protecting a corner of the...
  12. I

    Need experience!

    I want to get experience so I can breed red tiger motaguense. Before I drop 108$ to get them shipped in, what's a good, widely available, cichlid to get experience. Im not new to fish by any means and know a decent amount about community fish but I'm looking to get into central/south american...
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    Reputable south american dealer?

    I have a 90g cycling and I'm looking to get some high quality firemouth cichlids to breed. Problem is I'm having trouble finding someone in my club who can hook me up and my local store has some but they don't have much color to them. The question is does anyone know an online distributor that...
  14. B

    South American options

    i am looking for a couple options for my 265 South American tank, it will be stocked with my oscar, orange shouldered severum, leporinus, and electric blue acara. Looking for some fish for the bottom area of the tank mostly but any suggestions will do!
  15. blackbullhead

    Field guide to South American fishes

    Hey all, For any of you that keep South American fish, there is a massive field guide coming out for identifying fish from the Amazon, Orinoco, and Guianas regions. This should be a major upgrade from books focusing on only the commonly-imported aquarium fish. Really, nothing this in-depth has...
  16. PDRed302

    The insanity continues... My 345 SA/CA re-build thread

    Hello fellow Monster Fish Keepers! It's been a while since I've posted much on the forum, other than lurking a little for the last month or so :rolleyes: My family and I recently moved into a new house and while its been nothing short of a pain in the butt, it has been very rewarding! With the...
  17. NotablySardonic

    Geo Journey (winemilleri)

    This will be the first entry of my progress/process of getting a group of 9 geophagus winemilleri in an attempt to get at least one breeding pair. The setup is simple. 135 gallon custom tall tank i got for free from a friend. I have 2 Magnum canisters made by Marineland and a 130g HOB that i...


    Well, hello there everybody! I have some questions about this very interesting cichlid, are they still very common in their countries of origin? From my little research I have done it seems that someone had the bright Idea to introduce all kinds of Tilapia. Has that hurt the Haitiensis...
  19. SeymourAndHisCat

    Help! Potential Parasite Identification?

    Hello, the other day I noticed a small, white bump on the side of my Golden Severum, with what looked to be a very small thin, nearly transparent worm coming out of the middle a few milimeters. Its so tiny it would be impossible to get a clear picture, but the best way I can describe it is a...
  20. Christian Tinoco

    Characteristics of Healthy Fish

    I was wondering what exactly does a healthy, comfortable fish look like and do? Like what are some of the more common trait's based off of years of fishkeeping from members here: Color, size, maybe aggression, activity levels, natural behavior? I don't think or know of scientific proof that...