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How to look after
Farlowella acus
Twig catfish
Kner, 1853

(Other members of the genus Farlowella)

ADULT SIZE: 20 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C

FOOD: Feed Farlowella acus a predominantly vegetarian diet

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Brazil

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AQUARIUM CARE: A shy catfish that is often outcompeted for food. A tank set-up should include bogwood, and plants.

BREEDING: This has been acheived but raising the fry is somewhat problematic.

Have you bred Farlowella acus? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Farlowella acus breeding reports








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Many aquarium species are territorial; these should only be kept with other fish in a larger tank with space for each. In a well-stocked dealers tank there is no chance to set up a territory, but problems will arise once introduced into your home community aquarium


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