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CotMThis month's featured species is Callichthys callichthys. Are you looking for in-depth on a particular species? Then check out the vast CotM Archives.

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Breeding Farlowella by Amanda Parker. The author describes the breeding of two species from the genus in a thorough and descriptive article.

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