gourami

  1. Anders247

    Samurai gourami species profile

    https://www.azgardens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Chocolate-Samurai-Gourami-Fish.jpg Should be kept in a group of 6 or more as they will set up a hierarchy, much like cichlids. Females are more colorful than males, unlike most species. Males will remain brown, while females will have a red...
  2. Chocolate gourami species profile

    Chocolate gourami species profile

    By en:User:Tsunamicarlos - en: Image:47b4dd11b3127cce9bd219eb88b300000016108MbsmbRu0I.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1089082 By Brian Gratwicke - Flickr: chocolate gourami, Sphaerichthys osphromenoides,, CC BY 2.0...
  3. Roxane1232

    Honey Gourami

    Anyone had any experience pairing up Honey Gouramis? I am planning on purchasing a female to go with my male sometime this week as soon as Fish 4 U gets them in.
  4. Sparkling gourami species profile

    Sparkling gourami species profile

    By Zikamoi - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3812933 A social gourami, so should be kept in groups of 5 or more. If you are keeping in a 10g, only do 5. They can create audible noises using a special pectoral mechanism. Can be hard to sex, but sexually...
  5. Snakeskin gourami species profile

    Snakeskin gourami species profile

    Extremely peaceful, this fish is a great community fish for larger aquariums. Males have pointed dorsal and anal fins, and their ventral fins are orange or red. Females are plumper.
  6. Thick-lipped gourami species profile

    Thick-lipped gourami species profile

    CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=265276 A gold/sunset strain exists. It's also very common in the hobby, maybe even more so than the original strain. Males are larger and more colorful, and also have more pointed anal and dorsal fins. This species can hybridise...
  7. Moonlight gourami species profile

    Moonlight gourami species profile

    Photo by Greg Hume (Greg5030) - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16351513 Not the most colorful gourami. The ventral fins are longer than most gourami species. Males have red orange pelvic fins, and the females are yellow.
  8. Kissing gourami species profile

    Kissing gourami species profile

    Pink kissing gourami: Green kissing gourami: There is also a mottled variant. Females are rounder bellied when full of eggs, but other than that there are no other differences.
  9. Dwarf gourami species profile

    Dwarf gourami species profile

    Unfortunately, up to 22% of dwarf gouramis imported from India are sick with DGIV, the dwarf gourami iridovirus. Make sure to buy a DG that appears bold and confident, and in a tank that does not appear to have any sick fish. Can live up to 7 years under proper care. Males are larger and more...
  10. Honey gourami species profile

    Honey gourami species profile

    Females are light brown in color, with a brown stripe across the body. Also are considerably larger than males. Males are orange. Very peaceful community fish, readily available in the hobby. By Antoondommerholt at Dutch Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0...
  11. Banded gourami species profile

    Banded gourami species profile

    So called 'giant gourami' simply because it is twice the size of the dwarf gourami. Not actually very big. Males are more colorful and have more pointed anal and dorsal fins.
  12. Three spot gourami species profile

    Three spot gourami species profile

    Often sold as a community fish, which some can be, but all individuals are different. Some can be peaceful, some will be more aggressive depending on their personality. Blue variant: Gold variant: By Pharaoh Hound at the English language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0...
  13. Pearl Gourami species profile

    Pearl Gourami species profile

    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.
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