|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella platorynchus Retzer & Page, 1997|
|Type Locality||Yarinachocha, Río Ucayali drainage, 8°23'S, 74°32'W, Ucayli Dept., Peru|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. This specific epithet refers to its broad (platys=broad) snout (rhynchos=snout).|
|Size||194mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper and lower Amazon River basin
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Temperature||22.0-27.0°C or 71.6-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Suggested Tankmates||Tetras or Rasboras 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 are 2 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|Reference||Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. v. 147 71 Fig. 44|
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|Last Update||2008 Apr 14 11:32 (species record created: 2004 Jan 28 00:00)|