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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella smithi Fowler, 1913|
|Common Name||Twig Catfish|
|Type Locality||Rio Madeira, about 200 miles east of W. Long. 62°20', Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Middle Madeira River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Middle Madeira (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.|
|References||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 65: pp574, Fig. 24.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 13 14:15 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 10:02)|