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Scientific Name Farlowella gladiolus  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Cupai [= Cupari], Rio Tapajós basin, Amazon River drainage, Pará State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Acestra gladiolus
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found HERE.
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Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Lower Tapajós, Cupari (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5, pp 261.
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Last Update 2020 Feb 22 04:13 (species record created: 2020 Feb 20 07:35)