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BiologyLives in hill streams (Ref. 4832). Found in running waters of lower Mekong (Ref. 36667). Occurs at the surface of small, clear streams (Ref. 12693). Feeds on exogenous insects and some zooplankton (Ref. 12693). Not seen in fish markets, but popular in the aquarium trade (Ref. 12693). Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).