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Scientific Name Farlowella reticulata  Boeseman, 1971
Common Name
Type Locality Maka Creek, tributary of Lawa River, 10 kilometers south of Stoelmanseiland, Marowijne River basin, Suriname.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 153mm or 6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found HERE.
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Distribution South America: Essequibo, Marowijne, and Oyapock River basins.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 116, pp 37, Pls. 7-8.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 17 05:40 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:57)