|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||This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.|
|Distribution||South America: Lake Maracaibo drainage.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Temperature||23.0-25.0°C or 73.4-77°F (Show species within this range)|
|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||Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 4), pp 102, Fig. 11.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 05:39 (species record created: 2011 Aug 20 14:28)|