|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella nattereri Steindachner, 1910|
|Common Name||Twig Catfish|
|Type Locality||Middle Amazon River, possibly Río Negro, Brazil.|
|Synonym(s)||Farlowella acestrichthys, Farlowella azygia, Farlowella hargreavesi|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||265mm or 10.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||A key to the genus Farlowella can be found HERE.|
|Distribution||Upper Amazon and Essequibo River basins
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Purus, Caeté (Acre) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|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||Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien v. 24 (nos. 3-4) (for 1910-1911), pp 403, Figured.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 24 11:43 (species record created: 2011 Jul 14 14:22)|