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Dwarf Baby Tears
(Hemianthus callitrichoides)
Starting at $5.99
…clusters. The smallest of known aquarium plants, Hemianthus callitrichoides is an ideal foreground plant. If regularly pruned, this bright green South American native can also be floated at the water's surface. Either way, it creates the ideal location for spawning fish to hide their eggs and active…
Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini' - Tropica® 1-2-Grow!
(Alternanthera reineckii)
Starting at $44.99
…pinks and greens. Its wavy flat leaves move in the current and entrance the eye. A native to South American lakes, streams, and rivers, Telanthera Plant makes an ideal addition to South American community aquariums. Strong lighting is key to achieving the most vibrant coloration possible.Tropica®…
Buenos Aires Tetra
(Hemigrammus caudovittatus)
Starting at $1.99
The Buenos Aires Tetra is a South American fish that will make a great addition to any community aquarium. It has a slender silver body with red fins. The Buenos Aires Tetra can be housed in an aquarium with other soft water fish. Tetras are a schooling fish that work well in groups of six or more…
American Flagfish
(Jordanella floridae)
Starting at $5.99
…onlookers alike.The American Flagfish fish originates from still and slow-moving marshes, swamps, lakes, and ponds from Florida south to the Yucatan Peninsula. Provided with proper water quality, the American Flagfish can adapt to a variety of water conditions. The American Flagfish is a great…
Royal Blue Discus
(Symphysodon aequifasciata)
Starting at $69.99
The Royal Blue Discus is a relatively new color of the wild South American Discus, being a brilliant blue coloration. The overall coloration of Discus will vary depending on mood and overall health of the fish. Discus are among the most popular aquarium fish.Discus originate from a habitat of shaded…
Gold Severum
(Heros serverus)
Starting at $4.99
…Positive identification can only be made after close examination of the genital papillae. The Gold Severum does not pair as readily as other South American Cichlids, and may take a bit longer. Providing the male with a choice of females will help. An open breeder, the female can lay as many as 1,000…
Glass Knifefish
(Eigenmannia virescens)
Starting at $4.19
…Gymnotiformes order, Glass Knifefish have a well-developed weak electrical organ that helps these nocturnal fish maneuver the dark waters of their South American homeland. Members of the scientific community have even used Glass Knifefish to study human neurology. In the home aquarium, however,…
Bleeding Heart Tetra
(Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma)
Starting at $4.99
The Bleeding Heart Tetra gets its name from the markings on its body. The blushing red near the gills gives this South American fish a "bleeding heart" look. Perfect for the community aquarium, this hardy tetra will be a great choice for the beginner to the expert aquarist.A planted tank of at least…
Diamond Tetra
(Moenkhausia pittieri)
Starting at $2.59
The Diamond Tetra, also known as Brillantsalmler, Diamond Characin, Pittier's Tetra and Timanttitetra is native to South American inland waters. They are said to sparkle like a diamond with their silvery scales and orange accents.These Tetras prefer a heavily planted tank and softer water on the…
Drs. Foster & Smith Cichlid Flakes Food for all Cichlids including African and New & Old World
Starting at $5.49
…artificial colors or preservatives. Will not cloud water. For daily nutrition of all aquarium cichlids (African Cichlids, New World Cichlids, South American Cichlids etc.). Feeding GuidelinesFeed 2-3 times daily, only as much as your fish can consume within several minutes. As with any edible…
San Francisco Bay Brand Bloodworms Frozen Mini-Cubes
Starting at $3.99
…popular tropical aquarium fish including Tetras, Guppies, Mollies, Gouramis, Swordtails, Platies, Barbs, Rainbow Fish, Rasboras, South American Cichlids, Central American Cichlids and more! Bloodworms are also great for aquatic amphibians. Feeding InstructionsFeed often, but only what your…
Black Convict Cichlid
(Archocentrus nigrofasciatus)
Starting at $5.99
The Black Convict Cichlid is a beautifully marked cichlid. Sometimes called Zebra Cichlid or Convict Cichlid, this fish has a pattern of black stripes on a grayish background and a greenish tint on the fins. The female has orange scales on her lower body and dorsal fins and the male is larger, less…
San Francisco Bay Brand Frozen Mini Bloodworms
Starting at $1.99
…for all freshwater fish including tetras, guppies, mollies, gouramis, swordtails, platies, barbs, rainbows, rasboras, South American Cichlids, and Central American Cichlids. Available in smaller mini cubes, excellent for desktop and nano aquariums. 36 ct 1.75 oz Mini Cubes.Feeding Instructions:…
Java Fern
(Microsorum pteropus)
Starting at $4.99
…creeping, green rhizomes, Java Ferns are well suited for not only planted aquariums, but also those that contain cichlids and other large South American fish.Java Ferns will do well if planted in moderate light as well as in a shaded area. It is amphibious, meaning that it will grow either partially…
Ocean Nutrition Cichlid Omni Formula Flakes
Starting at $4.99
* Special formula for carnivorous and omnivorous cichlids * Daily cichlid diet great for African and South American Cichlids * Nutritious fish food rich in vitamins and high in protein content Enjoy the nutritional quality of frozen food in convenient flake or pellet form. Ocean Nutrition Cichlid…