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BiologyInhabits quiet surface water, usually near margins of creeks and small rivers, ponds, and lakes (Ref 5723, 10294). 7.4 cm max TL (Ref. 5723). Feeds primarily on terrestrial arthropods, emergent stages of aquatic insects, benthic larvae, and midwater insects (Ref. 10294). Not a seasonal killifish. Is easy to maintain in the aquarium (Ref. 27139).