Batfish Aquatics | Freshwater

Freshwater Fish

Batfish Aquatics houses over 300 aquariums full of freshwater fishes. We specialize in unusual and rare species, and, if it is not on our list, we can often get it. To order, please click the contact us link below and send an e-mail. Fish often sell quickly, and we cannot guarantee availability, no matter what is listed below.

We are currently working on adding information on each and every species we stock. Click on the image of a species, and more information, if available, will appear.

Note that I am currently writing info pages for all species; please be patient as I work my way through the list! Contact us for more information on any species, or if you find any errors in the information pages!

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SALE: Now Until 2015!


All Freshwater Fish, 20% WITH LOCAL PICK UP ONLY
Excludes: Any discounted fish, or any fishes marked ineligible for discount (mostly new arrivals).

Apistogramma

Apistogramma shushupe Shushupe Apisto
Apistogramma bitaeniata var Shushupe
$18

Good size, only males.
Apistogramma flamencia Flamingo Cichlid
Apistogramma agassizii var Flamencia
$50 PAIR

Absolutely stunning! Not eligible for sale.
Blue Cheek Apistogramma agasizzi Blue Cheek Aggie
Apistogramma agassizii "Blue Cheek"
$65 PAIR


Redtail MacMasteri Cichlid Redtail MacMasteri Apisto.
Apistogramma macmasteri Redtail
$35 PAIR

Only one pair remaining!

Red Point Apisto.
Apistogramma sp. "Red Point"
$20

Sunshine Apistogramma Sunshine Apistogramma
Apistogramma alpahuayo
$8
Inka Apistogramma Inkan Apisto
Apistogramma baenschi
$15
Mouthbrooding Apistogramma Mouthbrooding Apisto
Apistogramma barlowi
$15
Red Striped Apistogramma Red Striped Apistogramma
Apistogramma bitaeniata "Red"
$15
Cockatoo Apistogramma Cockatoo Cichlid, Wild Form
Apistogramma cacatoides "Wild"
$7.50
Eunotus Apistogramma Eunotus Apisto.
Apistogramma eunotus
$10
Norbert's Apistogramma Norbert's Apistogramma
Apistogramma norberti
$10
Oregon Apistogramma Oregon Apistogramma
Apistogramma sp. "Oregon"
$15
Panda Apistogramma Panda Apisto
Apistogramma panduro
$12
Apistogramma trifasciatus Trifasciatus Apisto.
Apistogramma trifasciata
$21

Red Neck Apisto.
Apistogramma macmasteri var. "Viejita"
$18
Per each. Male heavy. Great display fish.
Apistogramma pantalones Poofy Pants Apisto
Apistogramma pantalones
$18


Apistogramma rostriche Rostrich Apisto
Apistogramma rostriche
$28


Blueheaded MacMasteri Cichlid Blue Head MacMasteri
Apistogramma macmasteri
$15

Other Cichlids

Discus
Symphysodon spp. Domestic
$40, 3 for $100

We have a handful of quality Stendker Discus available as "leftovers" from a show! They are all in the 2.5" range, and include:
  • Marlboro Red
  • Blue Diamond
  • Red Scribbled
  • Flachen
  • Pigeon Blood Red
  • Stendker Tefe

Sale! Order as "Asst", our pick of colours, and pay just $30 each
Ruby Ram, Bolivian Ram
Microgeophagus altispinosa
$8

The cooler-water cousin of the true Ram, the Ruby Ram is a much, much easier to keep fish.
Dicrossus filamentosus Checkerboard Dwarf Cichlid
Dicrossus filamentosus
$8

False Keyhole Cichlid
Laetacara thayeri
Adults:

$15
3 for $40

Juveniles:

$8
3 for $20


This is the "False Keyhole Cichlid," a very peaceful, shy substitute for the true Keyhole. Juveniles are available, at about an inch or less; adults are at least 3-4".
Platinum Blue Angelfish
Pterophyllum 'scalare'
$20

Only 2 left
Two Stripe Cichlid
Paratheraps bifasciatus
$20

Running about 3-4" right now.
Robertson's Cichlid, F1
Amphilophus robertsoni, F1
$20
Rio Ceibal
Astroloheros spp.
$8


Panama Cichlid
Cryptoheros panamensis
$7


Black Belt Cichlid
Vieja maculicauda
$7
3 for $20
Rainbow Cichlid
Herotilapia multispinosa
$8


Mayan Cichlid
Cichlasoma (Nandopsis) urophthalmus
$18

Juveniles, about 1.5".
Festa Cichlid
Nandopsis festae
$10


Nicaraguense Cichlid Nicaraguense Cichlid, Juveniles
Hypsorphrys nicarauense
$6

Juveniles of the Nicaraguense cichlids, at about 3". Image shows the adults.

Red Tiger Cichlid
Parachromis motaguense
$10
Signatus Kribensi
Pelvicachromis signatus
$40 PAIR
F0: Wild Caugh
Maleri Sunshine Peacocks
Aulonocara maleri
$12
6 for $50

Loricarids

Lemon Drop Ancistrus
Ancistrus sp. Domestic "Lemon Drop"
$6

A gorgeous variety of Bushy Nosed Pleco. These are a yellowish green fish. Awesome little algae eaters.

Long Fin Lemon Drop Ancistrus
Ancistrus sp. Domestic "Lemon Drop"
$9

Same as above, but with, well, long fins. . .

Albino Blue Eye Ancistrus
Ancistrus sp. Domestic
$9

Neat albino bushynose with blue coloured eyes.
Albino Bushynose Pleco
Ancistrus sp. Domestic Albino
$7

Similar to above, but with red eyes.
Calico Ancistrus Bushynose Pleco Calico Ancistrus
Ancistrus sp. Domestic
$15

Gorgeous colours on these Red Calicos!
Veil Finned Bushy Nose Pleco, Large
Ancistrus sp. "Domestic"
$18
Bushy Nose Pleco
Ancistrus sp. "Domestic"
$6
3 for $15

The basic aquarium bushy nose pleco or bristle nose pleco, brown, either locally bred (usually) or farm raised. These are the ideal algae eating pleco. If you're still buying regular ol' "plecos," Batfish will have words for you. The BNP gets to a maximum size of about 4", perfect for most tanks, breeds easily, looks cool and ... best of all ... it ... eats ... brown ... algae. The type most of us have in the aquarium. Great algae eaters.

Green Phantom Pleco, HiFin
L200: Baryancistrus demantoides
$85

Only one left, about 5"

Colombian Snowball Pleco
L201: Hypancistrus sp.
$40
Medusa Pleco, Ancistrus ranunculus L034 L34 Medusa Pleco
Ancistrus ranunculus (L34)
$36
Starlight Pleco, Hypancistrus L262 Pleco Starlight Pleco
Hypancistrus sp. "L262" Pleco
$40

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.

Corydoras and Similar:

Corydoras erharti Corydoras ehrhardti
$6
3 for $15
Orangefin Corydoras
Corydoras sterbai
$9
Venezualan Cory Cat
Corydoras venezuelanus
$7
3 for $15

Corydoras rabouti Rabouti's Cory
Corydoras rabouti
$15
Shoulder Spot Cory
Corydoras adolfoi
$14


Striped Elegant Cory
Corydoras sp.
$25
3 for $60
Corydoras habrosus Dwarf Cory
Corydoras habrosus
$5
3 for $12

Not the Panda Cories in the picture, but the little guy.
Corydoras pygmaeus Pygmy Cory
Corydoras pygmaeus
$2.50, 6 or more $2 each
Asst. Cory Cats
Corydoras spp.
$5
3 for $12

Our choice of Corydoras, including some species not on the list.
Six Ray Corydoras Aspidoras pauciradiatus Six Ray Corydoras
Corydoras pauciradiatus
$4
3 for $10
Blackfin Aspidoras Blackfin Aspidoras
Aspidoras sp. "blackfin"
$7
3 for $15
Aspidoras Araguaia Aspidoras
Aspidoras sp. "araguaia"
$9


Other Catfish:

Banjo Catfish Banjo Catfish
Aspredinidae spp.
$6
Chandrarama rama Hummingbird Catfish
Rama chandramara
$8
3 for $20

Peltobagrus Ornate Yellow Striped Catfish
Hyalobagrus (Pelteobagrus) ornatus
$8


Synodontis valentiana Valentine Synodontis
Synodontis sp. "Valentiana"
$10

This fish is believed to be a hybrid form of Decorus. Looks very similar to Decorus.

Rainbowfish:

Pseudomugil gertrudae Gertrude's Blue Eye Rainbowfish
Pseudomugil gertrudae
$9
6 or more @ $8.00 each
Forktail Rainbowfish Forktail Rainbowfish
Pseudomugil furcata
$7
6 or more @ $5.00 each
Irian Dwarf Rainbowfish Irian Dwarf Rainbowfish
Pseudomugil cf. paskai
$10


Celebes Rainbowfish, Telmatherina ladigesi Celebes Rainbowfish, LG
Telmatherina ladigesi
$9
Praecox Rainbowfish Praecox Rainbow, Dwarf Neon Rainbow
Melanotaenia praecox
$6, 6 for $30


Dwarf Flame Rainbowfish Dwarf Flame Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia parva
$7.50

Turqoise Rainbowfish, Melanotaenia lacustris Turqoise Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia lacustris
$10
Redtail Rainbowfish Splendid Rainbowfish, Redtail Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia splendida
$8
Red Rainbowfish, Glosolepsis incisus Red Rainbowfish
Glossolepsis incisus
$10
Zig Zag Rainbowfish Zig Zag Doritya Rainbowfish
Glossolepsis doritya
$8, 6 for $40
Australian Rainbowfish Australlian Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia cf. fluviatilis
$2.50, 6 for $12

Try these super hardy rainbowfish in a small outdoor pond or tub garden this year.
Melanotaenia parkinsoni rainbowfish Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia parkinsoni
$10


Tetras and other Characins:

Emperor Tetra, Nematobrycon palmeri Emperor Tetra, LG
Nematobrycon palmeri
$3
6 for $15
Jellybean Tetra, Ladegesia roloffi Jelly Bean Tetra
Ladigesia roloffi
$2.50
6 for $12
Flame Tetra, Hyphessobrycon flammeus, Von Rio Tetra Flame Tetra, Von Rio Tetra
Hyphessobrycon flammeus
$2, 6 for $8
Glowlight Tetra, Hemigrammus erythrozonus Glowlight Tetra
Hemigrammus erythrozonus
$1.50, 6 for $7.50
Blind Cave Tetra Blind Cave Tetra
Astyanax jordani
$4, 6 for $18
Beckford Pencilfish Tetra, Nannostomus beckfordi Beckford's Pencilfish
Nannostomus beckfordi
$3
6 for $15
Dwarf Pencilfish, Golf Pencil Fish, Nannostomus marginatus Dwarf Pencilfish, Golf Pencilfish
Nannostomus marginatus
$2.50
6 for $12
Black Neon Tetra Black Neon Tetra
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
$3
6 for $12
Albino Black Neon Tetra
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
$4
3 for $10

Small.
Sailfin Tetra
Crenuchus spilurus
$5
3 for $12
Serpae Tetra Serpae Tetra
Hyphessobrycon eques
$2
6 for $9
Black Morpho Tetra
Poecilocharax weitzmani
$5

Due to the delicate nature of this fish in shipping, it is not guaranteed.
Not eligible for sale.
Arnold's Splashing Tetra
Copella arnoldi
$5
6 for $25
Not eligible for sale.
Red Spotted Tetra
Copeina guttata
$3
6 for $15

Pictured are adult fish. These are juveniles at about 1".

Red Belly Splashing Tetra
Copella vilmae
$18
6 for $90
Not eligible for sale.
Only six in stock!
 Darter Tetra
Characidium spp
$8, 6 for $40

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Silver Hatchetfish Silver Hatchet
Thorocharax stellatus
$4
6 for $20

Cyprinids (Barbs, Danios, Rasboras, etc.)

Dracula's Mini Danio
Danionella dracula
6 for $25

Please research this fish, and be prepared for its small size!
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Transparent Mini Danio
Danionella translucida
6 for $20

Please research this fish, and be prepared for its small size!
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Red Panda Barb, Red Melon Barb
Haludaria fasciatia (Puntius fasciatus)
$10, 6 for $50

These are large sized, at about 3-4". They are not to be confused with the wild and F1 Ruby Panda Barbs we had some time ago -- this is a Florida bred fish. Do not mix these two species, as they may hybridise!
Longfin Rosy Barb Longfin Rosy Barb
Puntius conchonius
$3.50
6 for $12
Clown Barb, JBO
Barbodes dunckeri (Puntis everetti)
$12

Running jumbo sized
Clown Barb, MD
Barbodes dunckeri (Puntius everetti)
$4

About 1.5-2"
T-Bar Barb
Barbodes lateristriga
$3
6 for $15
Pearl Danio
Danio albolineatus
$2
6 for $10
Starlight Danio, Yoma Danio
Danio freegrandeii
$9, 6 for $50


Mustache Danio
Danio dangila
$7, 6 for $35


Harlequin Rasbora
Trigonostigma heteromorpha
$2
6 for $10
Gold Neon Rasbora
Rasbora cf. agilis
$2.50
6 for $10
Volcano Rasbora, Red Cardinal Rasbora
Microrasbora rubescens
$4, 6 for $20


 Volcano Rasbora
Rasbora vulcanus
$4 each, 6 for $20

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Celestial Pearl Danio (Galaxy Rasbora)
Danio margaritatus
$5
3 for $12, 6 for $22

These beautiful microfish make a great addition to a planted tank. Their patterns remind me of microtrout! These are tank raised.

Dwarf Rasbora
Microrasbora erythromicron
$4
6 for $20
Glowlight Danio
Danio choprae
$4
6 for $20
SALE! 12 for $30
Siamese Algae Eater Crossocheilus siamensis Siamese Algae Eater
Crossocheilus siamensis
$4
Network Algae Eater
Crossocheilus reticulatus
$6

Probably the best algae eating machine out there.
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Garra birostris, Flame Belly Logsucker Flame Belly Logsucker
Garra birostris
$20


Garra ruffa, Pedicure Fish Pedicure Fish
Garra ruffa
$5

Anabantoids

Common Betta
Betta sp. "Domestic," Hybrid "Splendens"
$5

We have a good number of various fancy male bettas in stock right now, the hobby B. splendens. Please contact us if you're looking for a really nice Betta, and we can send you some really bad photos.
SALE! Now includes Crowntails, Twin Tails, Halfmoons and other varieties. Limited quantity, and time!

Betta anabatoides Cigar Betta
Betta anabatoides
$12 br>
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
True Coccina
Betta coccina
$9

Unsexed individuals.
True Betta Coccina
Betta coccina
$20 PAIR

One male, one female.
Betta cracens Clown Faced Betta
Betta cracens
$25

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Betta dennnisyongi, Betta rubra Crimson Red Betta
Betta dennisonyongi
Reverse Trio: $150

Only one group available, 2-Males, 1-Female, perfect for breeding this paternal mouthbrooder!
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Betta dimidiata Firefly Blue Betta
Betta dimidiata
$60 PAIR

Sold by the pair. Males have been holding.
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Male Betta edithae Edith's Betta
Betta edithae von palangkaraya
$20 PAIR

Sold by the pair. Males have been holding.
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Pearl Betta
Betta simorum
$8
SALE: LAST ONE: $5
Croaking Gourami, Trichopsis vitatta Croaking Gourami
Trichopsis vitatta
$3
6 or more @ $2.50 each
New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Scarlet Badis
Dario dario
$5
Ctenops nobilis, Noble Gourami Noble Chocolate Gourami
Ctenops nobilis
$9

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
 Paradise Licorice Gourami
Parosphromenus deissneri
$5

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Cupid's Paradise Fish, Spiketail Paradisefish
Pseudosphromenus cupanus
$10


All Other Fishes:

Gold Mickey Mouse Platy Gold Mickey Mouse Platy
Xiphophorus sp. "Platy"
$2
6 for $10
Blue Eye Java Ricefish Java Ricefish
Oryzias javanicus
$3

New Arrival: Not eligible for sale.
Lapradei Bichir, "Koliba"
Polypterus lapradei
$75

Tank raised, about 8 inches.
Neon Ninja Goby, Rhinogobius giurinus Neon Ninja Goby
Rhinogobius cf. giurinus
$5
Mountain Rock Goby
Sicyopterus longifilus
$15


Kuhli Loach
Pangio kuhli
$4
3 for $10
Burmese Pink Cherry Loach
Tuberschistura arakanensis
$4
3 for $10

Great little dwarf loach; reaches about 1.5 inches.
Triple Banded Sumo Loach
Schistura balteata
$8


Tiger Loach
Syncrossus helodes, (Botia helodes)
$12, 3 for $30
Butterfly Goodeid, Juvenile
Ameca splendens
$4

Juveniles, up to 1.5"
Butterfly Goodeid, Adults
Ameca splendens
$10

Adults, from 3-5" (some massive)

Inverts:

Black Carbon Shrimp
Neocaridinia spp.
$5
Not eligible for sale.
Nerite Snail
Nerite spp.
$3 or 6 for $12
Asst. Types, Our Pick
Small Thorn Nerite Snail
Nerite thornus
$2.50, 6 for $12

VERY SMALL
White Spotted Monster Snail
Tylomelania spp.
$8
Thai Microcrab
Limnopilos naiyanetri
$4
6 for $20
Red Claw Crab
Perisesarma bidens
$3
Vasquez Crayfish
Cambarellus “Vasquez”
$12
3 for $30

We have been asking around trying to get a positive ID on these craws. They're not particularly big, don't seem to bother fish, and haven't destroyed our plants. Buy one and tell us what it is!

All Other Animals

Axolotl
Ambystoma mexicanum axolotl
$20

Last one.
Siren, Lesser
Siren intermedia
$30

Iberian Ribbed Newt
Pleurodeles waltl
$30

Iberian Ribbed Newt, Xanthix Form
Pleurodeles waltl
$50

Firebelly Newt Oriental Newt Cynops orientalis Fire Belly Newt
Cynops orientalis
$6

SALE: $4 each
Blue Tailed Fire Belly Newt
Cynops cyanurus
$25
2 for $40

COLLECTOR SPECIALS and LONELY HEARTS

These are extremely unusual fish, one of a kind fish, or fish that are ideal for dedicated breeders, as well as "Lonely Hearts." Please only order these fish if you are willing and able to breed them, and/or have mates for these "lonely hearts."

Chocolate Cichlid, Male
Hypselacara temporalis
$20
Large adult male. Would prefer pick-up. Show quality.
Keyhole Cichlid
Cleithracara maroni
$25

Fully grown, adult fish at about 3-4". Three available. All three appear to be male.
Rohan Barb, Imperial Barb
Dawkinsia rohani
$100

One adult female fish at about 6", plus two smaller fish at about 3-4"
Not eligible for sale.