|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella gracilis Regan, 1904|
|Common Names||Longnose Twig Catfish
Kleiner Nadelwels (Germany)
|Type Locality||Río Caqueta, Cauca Valley, s. Colombia.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||178mm or 7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Caqueta River basin, upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Caquetá (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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 3, no. 1), pp 303, Pl. 20 (fig. 3).|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 29 09:48 (species record created: 2009 Aug 18 13:11)|