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Scientific Name Farlowella rugosa  Boeseman, 1971
Common Name
Type Locality Kamaloea (or Saloea) Creek, right tributary of the Marowijne River, 9 km SE of the outlet of Gran Creek, French Guyane
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 214mm or 8.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Farlowella parvicarinata Boeseman, 1971 Type locality: Right tributary of the Nickerie River, 12km WSW of Stondansie Falls, Surinam is considered a junior synonym.
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Distribution Essequibo, Marowijne, and Corantijn River
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, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Corintijns (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 Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 116: pp40, Pls. 7-8
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Last Update 2013 Jan 13 14:15 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:59)