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Scobiancistrus aureatus l 014
Aquatropic, February 15, 2019

We are excited to bring back the Sunshine/Goldie (Scobiancistrus aureatus L 014). We have a handful of them in stock that measure about 2 inches, but they can grow up about 12 inches.

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Dimidiochromis compressiceps
Aquatropic, February 14, 2019

Africa’s Lake Malawi is home to an enormous variety of ecologically and behaviorally distinct cichlid groups. There are the “mbuna” that dwell among the rocks, scraping off a diet of algae, detritus, and invertebrates.

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Poecilia reticulata
Aquatropic, February 11, 2019

Poecilia reticulata is an excellent choice of fish for any hobbyist. They are specially a good choice of fish for anyone starting a small tropical aquarium. The are semi-aggressive, hardy, and easy fish to keep.

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Nannostomus beckfordi
Aquatropic, February 7, 2019

At first glance, a pencilfish might seem like just another South American tetra, but this group is a bit different and definitely worth getting to know. In total, there are 20 species, all belonging to the genus Nannostomus.

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Datnioides campbelli datnoid irian jaya tiger e
Aquatropic, January 31, 2019

Datnioides is a small genus of freshwater to brackish water fishes found across a broad swath of tropical Southeast Asia. But what they lack in diversity they more than make up for with their robust size, hearty nature, and stately good looks.

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