|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella henriquei Miranda Ribeiro, 1918|
|Common Name||Crosshair Twig Catfish|
|Type Locality||Rio Vermlho, Santa Rita das Antas, Goiás State, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||165mm or 6.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.
In comparison to the relatively indistinct network patterning on the dorsal side of the rostrum, the ventral side has a characteristic crosshair pattern.
|Distribution||South America: Araguaia River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (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||Revista do Museu Paulista v. 10, pp 636 .|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 17 05:53 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:13)|