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Blue Gourami

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Dwarf Gourami originates in the waters of India and is not only beautiful but they can be particularly hardy as well. The male is more colorful while the females are less colorful. Usually the female is gray in appearance. There are a couple of colour varieties including the Blue and the Flame Red. They make a great addition to a fully cycled community tank and are easy to care for in general. Some hobbyists find that these gouramis tend to be a bit too aggressive with conspecifics and choose to keep one to a tank.

CHARACTERISTICS

Common Name Blue, Sunset Gourami, Powder Blue Gourami, Neon
Scientific Name Trichogaster lalius
Care Level Easy, good for freshwater beginners with a tank that has completed the aquarium nitrogen cycle.
Maximum Size 8 cm
pH 6 - 8
Temperature 25¬įC - 28¬įC
Life Span 3 - 4 years
Behaviour Mostly peaceful and hardy, they are good fish for beginners. They have a labyrinth organ that allows them to breathe air. You may see this behavior at the surface of the tank with them.
Tank Region Middle to top
Gender The male is more colourful while females are usually gray.

Reference: fishlore.com

HOW TO SAFELY ADD FISH TO TANK

1. Set live stock aside with transportation bag in room temperature place for 30 minutes.
2. Then transfer bag to float in aquarium for another 30 minutes
3. Use a fish net to transfer the live stock by scooping it from the bag into the tank.

NOTE: Do not release live stocks together with the transportation water into tank.