|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella oxyrryncha (Kner, 1853)|
|Type Locality||Rio Mamoré, Cachoeira da Bananeira, Rondonia State, Brazil|
|Synonym(s)||Acestra gladius, Acestra oxyrryncha, Farlowella gladius|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||230mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Amazon and Orinoco River basins; coastal rivers of northeastern Brazil: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
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Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Suggested 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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 6, pp 95 , Pl. 1 (fig. 7), Pl. 8 (fig. 2).|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:40 (species record created: 2010 Aug 01 21:46)|