- Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-dried
- Maximum size: 2"
- Water temperature: 72-82° F
- Swimming level: Bottom
- Experience level: Beginner
- Tank Setup: 10+ gallons, lightly planted
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Dwarf gouramis are aptly named, as they only grow to a maximum of 2 inches in length. These docile fish make a great addition to the passive community aquarium and are popular with fish keepers due to their brilliant color and diversity. You will see your gouramis swimming in the middle and at the top of your aquarium. To create a beautiful aquarium environment, be sure to add some bottom swimmers as well. Ask a PetSmart associate to help you choose.
Learn about the Dwarf Gourami
Fresh spinach, zucchini, peas and lettuce. Will also feed upon plants and algae. Frozen blood worms, brine shrimp, glass worms, plankton and beef heart. Live fish, brine shrimp, glass worms, tubifex worms and blood worms. Freeze dried, flake and pelleted foods also accepted.
Peaceful and timid fish that like to school with their own kind and other dwarf gourami varieties.
India: Densely decorate with live plants, rocks and driftwood. Live plants will be nibbled at by the fish, but will not be destroyed.
The male can shoot water through his mouth and out of the aquarium, much like a Archer Fish. They are very sensitive to poor water conditions.
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