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BiologyOccurs in vegetated standing water bodies and quiet pools and backwaters of streams (Ref. 5723, 10294). Maximum length 7.8 cm TL (Ref. 5723). Feeds on terrestrial insects, snails, small crustaceans, and some algae (Ref. 10294). Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).