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|Scientific Name||Farlowella knerii (Steindachner, 1882)|
|Common Names||Twig Catfish
Kners Schnabelwels (Germany)
|Type Locality||Canelos [Ecuador].|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||162mm or 6.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Upper Amazon River drainage, Napo and Pastaza River basins, Ecuador
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Pastaza (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|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.|
|Reference||Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Nateurwissenschaftliche Classe v. 19 (no. 19), pp177.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 13 14:02 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:50)|