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Scientific Name Farlowella schreitmuelleri  Ahl, 1937
Common Name Schreitmueller's Twig Catfish
Type Locality Santarém, Pará State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Farlowella latisoma
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 181mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Farlowella latisoma Miranda Ribeiro, A., 1939: Type locality: Oriximiná, Amazonas [Brazil] is a junior synonym.
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Distribution Lower Amazon River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon (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 Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin
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Last Update 2013 Jul 23 16:22 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 10:01)