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South America Freshwater Fish

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Otocinclus Catfish
(Otocinclus vestitus)
Starting at $2.09
…Featuring a tan with a black peppered 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…
Galaxy (L-07) Plecostomus
(Leporacanthicus galaxias)
Starting at $69.99
The Galaxy Plecostomus also known as the Vampire or Tooth-Nose Pleco Pleco, comes from the Amazon Basin of South America. It is black with many striking yellow spots covering the entire body. The common name for this catfish comes from the bristle-like barbells that are present on the upper side of…
Gypsy King Tiger (L-66) Plecostomus
(Hypancistrus sp.)
Starting at $89.99
The Gypsy King Tiger Plecostomus, also known as the King Tiger Pleco, comes from the rivers and tributaries of South America. It is tan with dark brown tiger stripes covering the entire body and fins. The eyes are striped to follow the markings on the head. Gypsy King Tiger Plecostomus make good…
Whiptail Catfish
(Rineloricaria sp.)
Starting at $7.99
The Whiptail has a slender body with a camouflage color pattern that covers the entire fish. Because this species comes from the tropic waters of South America, a neutral pH is recommended.This catfish should be housed in at least a 30-gallon aquarium, with high filtration and plenty of aeration. A…
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…
Royal (L-191) Plecostomus
(Panaque sp.)
Starting at $34.99
…attractive fish to royalty status among Loricariid enthusiasts. The distinct body shape, striking pattern and prominent eyes make the Royal Plecostomus a welcomed change from the usual and a peaceful addition to large freshwater aquariums. Hailing from the rivers and tributaries of South America,
Emerald Green Cory Cat
(Brochis splendens)
Starting at $6.79
…uneaten food on the aquarium bottom.Also known as the Green Catfish or Emerald Brochis, the Emerald Green Cory Cat comes from the regions of South America in the Amazon River basin. It inhabits waters with high vegetation and neutral pH.A minimum aquarium size of 30 gallons is recommend for the…
Neon Tetra
(Paracheirodon innesi)
Starting at $1.29
…of the most popular freshwater tropical fish. With their iridescent blue bodies and bright red tails, Paracheirodon innesi creates an exciting splash of color in any aquarium, especially when kept in schools of six or more.Native to the clear water streams of South America, the Neon Tetra prefers…
Rummynose Tetra
(Hemigrammus bleheri)
Starting at $3.49
…a simple, yet striking beauty to any freshwater aquarium. The Rummy-Nose Tetra is a peaceful omnivore that makes 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…
Trinidad Plecostomus
(Hypostomus punctatus)
Starting at $3.29
…community aquarium. Usually greenish yellow in color, its patterned fins camouflage it well in a planted tank. It comes from the Amazon region of South America from fast flowing rivers to flood plains.A larger aquarium of at least 70 gallons is recommended to house the Trinidad Plecostomus. It will…
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…
Red Marlboro Discus
(Symphysodon sp.)
Starting at $48.99
fish. The overall coloration of Discus will vary depending on mood and overall health of the fish. The Discus has surpassed the Angelfish as the most 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
Assorted Pencilfish
(Nannostomus sp.)
Starting at $3.79
…of South America. They are bullet shaped and are mostly gold in color. Red and black horizontal lines cover the entire length of the fish and the red line extends into the tail. The upper half of the caudal fin is clear while the rest of the fin is red in coloration. They are a peaceful fish that…
Glowlight Tetra
(Hemigrammus erythrozonus)
Starting at $1.79
…maximum visual effect keep Glowlight Tetras in groups.The Glowlight Tetra is a very popular and hardy freshwater tetra. It originally came from the clear water streams of South America. This fish has a clear body with the exception of its signature bright neon red stripe running from the nose into…
Royal Farlowella Catfish
(Sturistoma sp.)
Starting at $39.99
…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 required. The Royal Farlowella Cat requires high aeration with sufficient filtration.These fish have bred successfully in…