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Scientific Name Farlowella hahni  Meinken, 1937
Common Name Twig Catfish
Type Locality Río Paraná, about 2 kilometers east of Ayolas, 27°24'S, 56°46'W, Misiones Dept., Paraguay.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 201mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Argentina, Rio Parana basin
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Suggested 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.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Blätter für Aquarien- und Terrarien-Kunde. Stuttgart. v. 48 (no. 4) - pp77 - Fig. 2
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Last Update 2013 Jan 13 11:58 (species record created: 2005 May 20 00:00)