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BiologyInhabits small creeks, swampy marshes, heavily shaded rainforest streams, lily lagoons and backwaters adjacent to major water courses. Usually found in Pandanus-lined creeks with muddy bottoms. Aggregations are encountered in areas with abundant vegetation and submerged log debris (Ref. 44894). Occurs at temperatures and pH ranging from 23°-30° C and 5.2-6.7 respectively.