New arrivals up for August 5th which can be found under new arrivals or by clicking here. A fantastic group of rarer fish came up from peru on August 11th which can be found at the bottom of the new arrivals list. Next main shipment arriving Aug 15th. 8" Arowana on blowout special for $69.99!!



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PARETROPLUS DAMBABE

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is an endangered species of cichlid from the Mahavavy du Sud river basin, including Lake Kinkony, in northwestern Madagascar. It has declined drastically due to habitat loss, invasive species and over-fishing. This relatively large and deep-bodied Paretroplus reaches almost 19 centimetres (7.5 in) in length. Although collected as early as the 1960s, it was long confused with P. petiti and therefore only described as a species in 2002.

This tends to be an aggressive cichlid, especially during mating. It is important that at least 6 individuals are kept. Otherwise, the risk of having one fish being picked on and killed will increase. They are very easily susceptible to disease Ich.