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Jump to next section Summary of Farlowella
Pronounced far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.
Tankmates Small 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 178mm, most commonly 170mm. All SL.
Species There are 31 "species" in the database
Keepers 13 species (41%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Farlowella vittata (72.96%)
2. Farlowella gracilis (6.12%)
3. Farlowella mariaelenae (6.12%)
4. Farlowella platorynchus (4.59%)
5. Farlowella sp. (1) (2.04%)
6. Farlowella amazonum (1.53%)
7. Farlowella acus (1.53%)
8. Farlowella paraguayensis (1.02%)
9. Farlowella henriquei (1.02%)
10. Farlowella curtirostra (1.02%)
11. Farlowella hahni (1.02%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Farlowella species


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