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South America

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Royal Farlowella Catfish
(Sturistoma sp.)
Starting at $39.99
…the Panama Sturisoma. The male's first dorsal fin is long and it has facial "whiskers." The Farlowella Catfish comes from fast flowing rivers in South America.A minimum of a 30-gallon tank is recommended to house this fish. Plants and rocks should be utilized but numerous hiding spaces are not…
Silver Arowana
(Osteoglossum bicirrhosum)
Starting at $44.99
…the group known as band fishes, the Silver Arowana is considered a true bony fish. Indigenous to the flood plains of the Amazon River Basin in South America, the Arowana can reach an intimidating 47 inches in the wild, and is often too much for all but the advanced freshwater aquarist to manage. It…
Otocinclus Catfish
(Otocinclus vestitus)
Starting at $2.09
…body, the Otocinclus Catfish is an attractive and functional addition to any freshwater aquarium. Originating from fast-moving rivers in South America, the Otocinclus Catfish should be housed in at least a 10-gallon aquarium with high filtration, good water movement, and high aeration. A planted…
Marble Hatchet
(Carnegiella strigata)
Starting at $3.79
…stunningly shiny brown body. The Marble Hatchet also has an upturned mouth characteristic of true surface feeders. Native to the rivers of South America, the Marble Hatchet prefers a heavily planted aquarium. It also requires a few floating plants, beneath which the Marble Hatchet can hide. Active…
Rummynose Tetra
(Hemigrammus bleheri)
Starting at $3.49
…an excellent addition to community aquariums with non-aggressive tankmates.Also known as the Banded Rummy-Nose Tetra, this fish native to South America thrives in well-planted systems. In addition to plants, decorate the aquarium with scattered rocks and driftwood to simulate its natural habitat.…
Cardinal Tetra
(Paracheirodon axelrodi)
Starting at $2.59
…of activity and color to dress small to large aquarium systems.Native to the slow moving waters of the various, well-vegetated tributaries in South America, the Cardinal Tetra needs at least a 10-gallon aquarium that is densely planted with areas of low or subdued lighting. The Cardinal Tetra does…
Redfin Prochilodus
(Semaprochilodus taeniurus)
Starting at $39.99
The Redfin Prochilodus, also known as the Silver Prochilodus, originates in the Amazon basin in South America. This species is bright silver in color with very large eyes. The caudal fin is striped in black and yellow alternating bands, and the pectoral fins are red. These are great fish for an…
Fire Coral Eel
(Gymnothorax miliaris)
Starting at $189.99
The Fire Coral Eel originates from the reefs of South America. It is black in color with stunning golden spots covering the entire body. Like other Moray eels, it has a very thick body and will typically hide in the rocks with its gaping mouth out in plain view.It requires a 125 gallon or larger…
Black Ghost Knifefish
(Apteronotus albifrons)
Starting at $16.79
The Black Ghost Knifefish is a member of the Apteronotidae family and the speckled knifefish group. It is considered a true bony fish. When properly cared for, the Black Ghost Knifefish can reach well over one foot in length. It possesses a weak electrical organ at the caudal peduncles which is used…
Farlowella Catfish
(Farlowella acus)
Starting at $11.49
The Farlowella Catfish, originates from the lakes and rivers of South America, and has a very long and slender body. They are an armored catfish with a brown and black coloration, and have an elongated nose. Like many of the other fish within the Loricariidae family, they have a sucker mouth, which…
Sterba's Cory Cat
(Corydoras sterbai)
Starting at $9.99
…Corydoras haraldschultzi, which is a different species with a lighter background and darker spots.Indigenous to the upper Rio Guapore in Brazil, South America, Sterba's Cory prefers a dark, soft-bottom aquarium shared with upper to mid-water dwelling species. A sparse array of plants, tepid clear…
Tiger Shovelnose Catfish
(Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum)
Starting at $18.69
The Tiger Shovelnose Catfish, which is also known as the Tiger Catfish, is from the rivers and tributaries of South America. It is a large catfish that can attain a length of over 3 feet in captivity. The body of this cat is long and slender and has a beautiful silver coloration. Black stripes and…
Prehistoric Dragon Goby
(Gobioides broussonnetii)
Starting at $12.99
…Prehistoric Dragon Goby, also called the Dragon Goby, Eel Goby, Peruvian Goby, or Violet Goby is a brackish water to fresh water fish from South and Central America. The prehistoric Dragon Goby has a long slender body much like an eel with purplish lavender body color.The Prehistoric Dragon Goby is…
Keyhole Cichlid
(Cleithracara maronii)
Starting at $8.99
…this specimen offers glimpses of contrast as it swims amongst the rocks or plants. In addition, these fish are generally hardy. Originally from South America, Keyhole Cichlids retain a more peaceful demeanor than many of their Cichlidae counterparts. Most seldom burrow into the substrate or damage…
Snakeskin Discus
(Symphysodon sp.)
Starting at $69.99
…popular freshwater aquarium fish. Depending on sub-species, the natural range of the Discus extends from the Amazon to the Rio Negro Regions of South America.The Snakeskin Discus requires an advanced level of care due to its feeding habits and water filtration requirements. Territorial during…
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