|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella curtirostra Myers, 1942|
|Common Name||Short-nosed Twig Catfish|
|Type Locality||Quebrada Tabor, tributary of Río Motatan system, 30 kilometers north of Trujillo, Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Lake Maracaibo drainage.
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||23.0-25.0°C or 73.4-77°F (Show species within this range)|
|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||Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 4):102, Fig. 11 [|
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|Last Update||2013 Jul 24 00:11 (species record created: 2011 Aug 20 14:28)|