Farlowella amazonum

Günther, 1864
Farlowella amazonum
Etymology
according to the origin Amazonas
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Genus
 
Subgenus / Species group
Synonyms
Acestra gladiolus
Ancestra amazonum
Farlowella amazona
Farlowella carinata
Farlowella oliveirae
Farlowella pleurotaenia
Farlowella pseudogladioslus
Length (total)
approx.  28 cm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.5 - 7.0
Origin
Amazonas, Rio Parana-Einzug, Rio Gurupi
Brazil
 
Type of water
White water, Black water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
substrate breeder
from genus: yes
Bred
unknown
 
 
 
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
04/July/2017
Additional literature
  • H.-G. Evers / I. Seidel "Welsatlas 1"  edition: 2 (2005) P.457 - 458
  • H.-G. Evers / I. Seidel "Welsatlas 1"  edition: 1 (2002) P.419 - 420
Pic. 2: Farlowella amazonum
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Hans-Georg Evers
1, 2
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