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|Scientific Name||Farlowella platorynchus Retzer & Page, 1997|
|Type Locality||Yarinachocha, Río Ucayali drainage, 8°23'S, 74°32'W, Ucayli Dept., Peru|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. This specific epithet refers to its broad (platys=broad) snout (rhynchos=snout).|
|Size||194mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper and lower Amazon River basin
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|Temperature||22.0-27.0°C or 71.6-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Suggested Tankmates||Tetras or Rasboras are best. Avoid fast or ''nippy'' fishes such as Danios or Barbs. Will do well with Corydoras catfish, but larger catfish or cichlids are to be avoided.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. v. 147 71 Fig. 44|
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|Last Update||2008 Apr 14 11:32 (species record created: 2004 Jan 28 00:00)|