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|Scientific Name||Farlowella paraguayensis Retzer & Page, 1997|
|Common Names||Twig Catfish
|Type Locality||15.6 kilometers west-southwest of Curuguaty, 24°31'06:S, 56°43'30"W, Arroyo Carimbatay, Canendiyu Dept., Paraguay.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||205mm or 8.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Paraguay River basin
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 147 pp78, Fig. 54|
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|Last Update||2019 Nov 13 14:19 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:55)|