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Scientific Name Farlowella paraguayensis  Retzer & Page, 1997
Common Names Twig Catfish
Paraguay-grenmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality 15.6 kilometers west-southwest of Curuguaty, 24°31'06:S, 56°43'30"W, Arroyo Carimbatay, Canendiyu Dept., Paraguay.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 205mm or 8.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Paraguay River basin
La Plata, Paran√°, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 147 pp78, Fig. 54
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Last Update 2019 Nov 13 14:19 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:55)