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Scientific Name Farlowella schreitmuelleri  Arnold, 1936
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.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found HERE.
General Remarks Farlowella latisoma Miranda Ribeiro, A., 1939: Type locality: Oriximiná, Amazonas [Brazil] is a junior synonym.
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Distribution South America: Lower Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon (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 Taschenkalender für Aquarien-und Terrarienfreunde v. 29 (1937), pp 105, Fig.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 17 05:39 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 10:01)