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Down arrow Summary of Farlowella
Pronounced far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found HERE.
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.
Size Smallest 100mm, largest 265mm, average 175mm, most commonly 170mm. All SL.
Species There are 33 "species" in the database
Keepers 13 species (39%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Farlowella vittata (70.05%)
2. Farlowella gracilis (5.99%)
3. Farlowella mariaelenae (5.53%)
4. Farlowella platorynchus (5.07%)
5. Farlowella acus (4.15%)
6. Farlowella amazonum (2.3%)
7. Farlowella sp. (1) (1.84%)
8. Farlowella hahni (1.38%)
9. Farlowella paraguayensis (0.92%)
10. Farlowella henriquei (0.92%)
11. Farlowella curtirostra (0.92%)
 
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Farlowella species
 

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