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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Farlowella taphorni Retzer & Page, 1997|
|Common Name||Taphorn's Twig Catfish.|
|Type Locality||Venezuela, Merida State, Río Muyapas (Río Torondoy-Lago Maracaibo drainage), 4.5 km S of Nueva Bolivai on highway 1.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||135mm or 5.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Torondoy River basin, Maracaibo Lake drainage, Venezuela
Lake Maracaibo, Torondoy (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.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 147, pp 51, Fig. 19.|
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|Last Update||2014 Aug 18 03:47 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 10:03)|