Select Aquatics                            




    Select Aquatics breeds affordable,
    quality, specialty tropical fish for
    hobbyists and conservation
    research. Most are not often
    seen and many are endangered  
    or extinct in the wild. This site 
    is also a one stop place for 
    fishkeeping information on
    how best to keep these

    If you are keeping an aquarium,
    you have the opportunity to help
    preserve species that are about to
    go extinct in the wild. As well, due
    to increased export restrictions,
    many species are at risk of
    disappearing from the hobby.
    The fish offered here are hardy,
    generally not difficult to care
    for, and may depend on
    hobbyists such as yourself to
    maintain their availability. 

              Select Aquatics of Erie, CO.

        Select Aquatics maintains a
        fairly consistent collection
        of 20+ species/lines that
        are bred here and posted as
        available. If you wish to buy
        anything on this page, or wish 
        to see a new species offered, 
        please contact Greg Sage at .


             Site Index

                  We breed and sell  only the most attractive,
                                    robust lines available!

            Select Aquatics Lineup




- One Price $40 Shipping
        on all orders of Plecos Only!

      -   Select Aquatics Channel!!
              Check Out The New
      Videos on the care and Breeding
  of these species HERE !!!

    Zoogoneticus tequila        Ilyodon furcidens              Green Dragon
                                                                             Longfin normal color
   Species                             Six 2-4 mo. fry           Young PAIRS 


     Species Lineup and Prices

     Levamisole for Sale

     Fishkeeping Tips

     Articles, Handouts and Videos

     Rapid Grow Plant Fertilizer

     Water Change System

     Why should I Keep Rare Fish?

     Tour the Fishroom


           What Do Customers
                 Think of
            Select Aquatics?



     How Easy or Hard are these Fish
      to Keep and Breed? Click Here.


            Take a Tour of the 

                 Click Here


    "Select Aquatics strives to provide
    Friendly, Prompt, and Professional
    service for every customer. We
    ship Affordable, Top Quality Fish,
    with the Care and Personal
    Assistance to ensure a positive
    online fish buying experience ."




    Ordering new species you've never
    kept from someone you don't know
    with water different than yours can
    be scary. Some assurance that in
    6 months the fish will still be doing
    well would be ideal, particularly
    since many of these fish are rare
    or hard to obtain.

    From your first email to inquire
    about ordering until the moment
    they arrive, we will keep in close
    touch to answer any questions you
    may have so that you know exactly
    what you are getting, and precisely
    when they will be sent. Care
    information for each species is
    also provided Here.

    Postage is never overcharged, and
    extras are nearly always sent with
    carefully done, professional
    shipping. To help ensure they do
    well for you, a Care Guide is
    provided for each species from
    the link below. Be sure to check
    the updated comments at "What 
    Do Customers Think of Select 
    Aquatics" at the link just above!

   Zoogoneticus tequila
   Ilyodon furcidens
    Ancistrus Green Dragon
    Longfin normal color
    Short fin normal color
   No - $35
   No-  $35

   2 in.
No -$25 .ea
2 in.
YES -$12.50 .ea.
   No- $17 pr.
 No- $17 pr.
   No - $70 pr.
   No-  $30 pr.

      -        See the new
         Guides for what can go
     wrong with your aquarium!!




      "A Slightly Different Approach
            for Buying Swordtails"




            In Depth Essays
             and Information
           For Free Download

   A cleaner Approach
   A modern Approach
   A Practical Understanding
   Aquarium Maintenance
   Aquarium Setting Up
   Aquarium Stands, Making
   Automatic Water Change System
   Beginning Fishkeeping Overview
   Breeding Livebearers
   Fish Adjustment
   Fishkeeping Tips
   Fishroom, Setting Up
   Harvesting Livebearer Fry
   Keeping Alfaro cultratus
   Keeping Green Dragons
   Keeping Odessa Barbs
   Keeping Poecilia velifera
   Keeping Xiph. montezumae
   Live Foods
   New to These Fish?
   Repairing an Aquarium
   Selective Breeding
   Setting up a Fishroom
   Troubleshooting / Fixit Guide
   Plus Many more here!


     Xenotoca doadrioi                           Poecilia velifera                        Xiphohorus mayae     
         San Marcos     
                           Yucatan Peninsula                   Rio Bellaire Honduras    


        Species                                 Six 2-4 mo. fry           Young PAIRS 
  Xenotoca doadrioi San Marcos
  Poecilia velifera, Yucatan
Xiphophorus mayae
       YES - $35
YES - $35
No - $35
       YES - $17
No - $17
   Select Aquatics Strain                        Xenotoca lyonsi                           Pleco Green Dragon      
       Puntius padamya                             Rio Tamazula                                Albino Longfin
      Species                                   Six 2-4 mo. fry          Young PAIRS
  Puntius padamya Odessa
Xenotoca lyonsi
  Pleco Green Dragon Albino

     YES - $35
No - $35
     No - 2 inch
     $20 each

  YES- $17 pr.
YES - $17 pr.
      Alfaro cultratus                              Ameca splendens                                 Limia Tiger
                                                             Rio Teuchitlan
      Species                                 SIX 2-4 Mo. Fry            Young PaiRS              
   Alfaro cultratus
   Ameca splendens
   Limia Tiger



    No - $35 
YES - $35  
YES- $35
   No - $17 pr. 
YES - $17 pr.  
YES- $17 pr.  


         Current Colorado Dept. of
            Agriculture Inspection of
            Select Aquatics available



        About Select Aquatics   

        The Goodeids

        The Swordtails

        Breeding These Fish

        Keeping Plants

        Books and References

        Keeping These Fish

        Receiving Shipped Fish

        Frequently Asked Questions  

        Speaking and Appearances

        Care Guides for all Species

     Limia nigrofasciata                      Xiph montezumae                 Synodontis lucipinnis


        to purchase any of these fish.
           Extras are sent with every
               carefully packed box.

         Payment by Paypal, check
                  or money order.
                  Paypal account:
         Please drop us an email if
         you have any questions or
         concerns about anything at
          the site - simply email and
             we will get right back
                to you. Thank you!

        Species                                 SIX 2-4 Mo. Fry          Young PaiRS
     Limia nigrofasciata
     Xiphophorus montezumae
     Synodontis lucipinnis
     No - $35
     No  - $50 
YES- -$12.50
    (One Inch)
     No - $17
     No - $25

   Characodon lateralis              Neocaridina Shrimp               
   Puente Pino Suarez
         Species                                   Young PaiRS


       Look For Select Aquatics on




     Characodon lateralis

     Neocaridina Shrimp


     No - $25

    YES - .50 each



     The Tools we use here to
       Best Keep These Fish -
         Available For Sale!










       If your organization would like
       an in-depth, informative and
       entertaining presentation on
       Livebearers, Selective Breeding
       or other topics, Greg Sage is
       available to come out and speak
       to your club.

       Click HERE for current
       talks and more information

       Please contact us at
       for available dates.



     The Original Dechlorination
       Product! 1 lb. will treat
     many thousands of .gallons!
      Just $10 + $8 Shipping!
        See More Info HERE.



                  An open letter
      to Serious Hobbyists, Universities,
           Fish Sellers and Breeders. 




     Midsummer  2017

    -  The Green Dragon Plecos are now being shipped, and most are at
       just 2 inches. With all orders of plecos only, I am introducing one
       price $40 USPS Overnight Express Mail to anywhere in the US,
       for any number of plecos. The one price shipping, at this time,
       applies to orders of plecos only. All other and mixed orders are
       standard overnight rates. To order the Green Dragon Plecos
       please email me at , with how many you  
       would like and your zip code, and I will email you back a quote 
       with payment information and the next available shipping date.

    - Thank you to all who ordered fish after the posting of the
       Aquarium COOP video!! (Rarest livebearer Tour, Green Dragons).
       63 boxes of fish were shipped in the month following the posting,
       and all arrived safely. So I am working to breed back out the
       Ilyodon furcidens, sexed Green Dragons, Odessa barbs and some
       of the other species raised here that have been sold down to the
       breeders. The availability of everything will be kept up to date
       here on the webpage. Thank you!

    - Over 100 X. montezumaes have been shipped to wait list customers,
       most all have been 2-4 month old unsexed fry groups, and I will
       continue to contact people and ship as the fish continue to be
       bred out.

    - An Odessa breeding was videod over a month, with close guidance
       on every aspect of breeding these barbs successfully. Dozens of
       clips are being compiled, and the video will be posted soon to
       assist those looking to preserve this unique and spectacularly
       colored line that has been selectively bred here. This fish is in
       high demand with pet stores! Other videos on the Fishroom,
       and on each of the species here and their care are also being
       put together.

    - Over this last month 6 racks were replaced, and the 19 racks here
       are all now the exceptionally sturdy wooden racks detailed HERE.

    - With the recent sales and restructuring of the fishroom, each of
       the species being maintained for preservation, but that had never
       produced consistently enough to be sold, have been shipped out to
       serious hobbyists that have had success with these fish, and that
       may be able to provide closer water qualities than could be given
       here. The extra space will be devoted to increasing the numbers
       of those species that are in high demand, but have not bred at a
       rate to keep them routinely available,  particularly the
       C. lateralis / Red audax morph, the X. montezumae and the
       Gold alvarezi, a line that that was created here.

     - Levamisole is now offered in 10 gram packets for just $20
       (including shipping), much more than enough to treat any problems
       that may arise in just a couple of aquariums. (will treat over
       2000 gallons).

    - When shipping live fish with temperatures in the 80s, many customers
     request shipping "Hold For Pickup" to avoid hours spent in a hot
     enclosed Postal Truck. It costs nothing, and you follow tracking and
     pick up the box from your local Post Office at your convenience. Labeling
     shows clearly "Hold For Pickup" so it can be spotted and pulled easily
     by your local Post Office. I want to be sure every fish sent to you
     arrives healthy- Highly recommended this time of year!  

     Thank You!

     Greg Sage




    Rapid Grow Aquarium Plant

        Mixed here from quality
       Hydroponics ingredients,
      adapted for aquarium use
        with the manufacturers.
        One container will treat
      44,000 gallons! Dose 1-2x
     monthly. Perfectly harmless
        to fish and inverts, with
        dramatic plant growth.
       $30 includes shipping
            for 1 container.

              Gen II Pleco Caves
Just $13 and $15 + Shipping!
                Now Offered in 2 Sizes!

               This is THE cave to have
                if you are serious about
                     Breeding Plecos!

      See more on the research and testing
        of this cave, now used exclusively
       here to breed the Green Dragons,




             Levamisole hydrochloride

              This is the best treatment
                available for parasites,
               worms, and "Livebearer
             Disease" See more HERE.

               Effective and immediate.
               1/4 teaspoon treats 100
               10 gram packet- $20
               20 gram packet- $35
               52 gram packet- $60
               Prices include shipping.


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       Hey, my friend, I have to say "Wow!" From the description
       on your site site compared to what comes in, the fish are

       ...Select Aquatics is a FIRST RATE Online Retailer and
       the most HONEST retailer I have dealt with in at least   
       10 years...

       Andy C.  


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