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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    I'm aware of the fact that the cardinals prefer soft acidic water... but I live in a city where GH in the water is quite high but I try to buy my fish local so that the fish are used to the hardness.... I asked some stores and they all told me the same thing that the cardinals in most stores are...
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    That's quite sad but also inevitable to treat them that way. But for what it's worth, I will never visit the store that sold me the blue's I found a new store with real friendly staff who seem to actually care more about the health of the fish and who actually inform their customers well enough...
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    Thank you so much for your help guys, together with a friend we have been able to return them to the store...
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    Ah my fish store sells them in pairs... and I asked them about the Iridovirus ( the disease that mostly affects dwarf gouramis) and they said they quarantine them to first, but I shall trust you on this one... How can you know the difference between the dwarf gourami and honey gourami
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    I was thinking about getting a pair of dwarf gouramis, an already paired couple so to say... I also added a picture of my tank
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    I live in Belgium... the tank is cycled I've added tabs with beneficial bacteria 2 weeks ago to let the filter media grow.... About the return... I'm not sure if it's possible I just think its pretty ridiculous that I can't return them... I guess I just walk in and say you can have them I don't...
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    I've called the shop and they say it's not possible to return as I feared...
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    What I would also like to mention that in the store they like to keep these fish in like a really small tank which houses like 10 of these how do they keep them alive then?
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    Thank you for the reply... Well that sucks, returning I'm curious if I get my money back... Uh the dimensions of my aquarium are 61cm x31 cm x 41 cm so my bad Its actually more like a 20 gallon, some miscalculations there.... Sometimes it seems that they are doing better, like they are swimming...
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    New Tank with Blue Gouramis

    So I'm new to the hobby and I've started up a new tank 25 gallon tank. After preparing my set-up, waiting until my wood stopped floating, I decided yesterday to finally add some fish to the tank. After visiting the shop several times and watching the fish and doing my research I finally decided...
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