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Scientific Name Farlowella hahni  Meinken, 1937
Common Name Twig Catfish
Type Locality Western branch of the mouth of Río Paraguay, 14 km north-northeast of Corrientes (Prov. Chaco, Argentina).
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 201mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.
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Distribution South America: Middle Paraná River basin.
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Suggested Tankmates Smaller Tetras or Rasboras are suitably mannered - perhaps hatchetfish 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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Blätter für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde v. 48 (no. 4), pp 77, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 01 14:52 (species record created: 2005 May 20 00:00)