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Scientific Name Farlowella paraguayensis  Retzer & Page, 1997
Common Name Twig Catfish
Type Locality Paraguay, Canendiyu Department, Arroyo Carimbatay, 15.6 km WSW Curuguaty, 24°31'06''S, 56°43'30''W.
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, Paraná, Paraguay (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.
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References Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 147 pp78, Fig. 54
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Last Update 2013 Oct 31 12:05 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:55)