Common Name(s)
Pearl Gourami, Lace Gourami
Scientific Name
Trichopodus leerii
Family
Osphronemidae
Origin
Borneo, Malaysia, and Sumatra
Temperament
Very peaceful
Maximum Size
5 inches
Minimum Tank Size
30 gallon long (36 x 12)
Tank Setup
Slow moving water. Planted or floating plants are good.
Tank Region
Middle-top.
Diet
Omnivore
Breeding
Easy to breed, bubblenesting species like other gouramis.
Compatibility
Compatible with most species, as long as they are not too aggressive.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temp: 75-86 Fahrenheit
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By Alexander Siering - photo taken by Alexander Siering, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=754608

Can live up to 8 years.

Males are brighter colored and have longer anal and dorsal fins.