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Dwarf Blue Gourami

Discussion in 'Labyrinth' started by Daniela, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. Daniela

    Daniela New Member

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    Quick Aquarium Care

    · Family: Osphronemidae
    · Scientific Name: Trichogaster lalius
    · Origin: Farm Raised, Malaysia
    · Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
    · Temperament: Peaceful
    · Same species - conspecifics: It’s generally not a good idea to keep together unless breeding or in a very large tank that is heavily planted.
    · Size of fish : 4 - 8 cm
    · Colour Form: Blue, Clear
    · Lifespan: 4 years - with proper care they could live as much as 7 years.
    · Water Region: All - Particularly in the middle and top portions of the aquarium
    · Social Grouping: Groups - In nature this species lives with other peaceful species.
    · Plants: Safe
    · Minimum Tank Size: 38 L
    · Temperature: 22.2 to 27.8° C
    · Water Changes: Weekly - Weekly water changes of 25% are recommended.
    · Diet Type: Omnivore
    · Flake Food: Yes
    · Live foods : Some of Diet
    · Vegetable Food: Some of Diet
    · Meaty Food: Some of Diet
    · Tablet / Pellet: Yes
    · Feeding Frequency: Daily - Generally feed once or twice a day.
    · Substrate Type: Any
    · Lighing Needs: Moderate - normal lighting
    · Aquarium Hardiness: Very Hardy
    · Breeding Temperature: 26 - 29°
    · Range ph: 6.0-8.0
    · Hardness Range: 5 - 18 dGH
    · Water Movement: Weak
    · Peaceful fish : Safe - They do well with other small peaceful fish.
    · Semi-Aggressive : Threat
    · Aggressive : Threat
    · Large Semi-Aggressive : Threat
    · Large Aggressive, Predatory : Threat
    · Slow Swimmers & Eaters : Monitor - Gouramis can be quick at feeding time. Make sure any fish that are not so quick get fed if you are keeping them with gouramis.
    · Shrimps, Crabs, Snails: Safe - not aggressive
    · Ease of Breeding: Moderate
    · Suitable for Nano Tank: Yes
     

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