dwarf gourami

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    Strange Dwarf Gourami Behaviour

    So I've had a male and female Dwarf Gourami in a 60 Litre tank for 4 months and had zero issues, but the last couple of days I've noticed them on the floor of the tank and the female seems to just rest on the bottom almost panting. I thought that they were supposed to be mid to top dwellers in...
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    Beginner issues - Please Help!

    Hi There - Brand new to fishkeeping and have read a lot online. So I think I know where I went wrong, but need to confirm before I make the same mistake again. We started fishkeeping last spring when my daughter’s 1st grade teacher asked us to keep the classroom goldfish over the summer. The...
  3. H

    Is this light so bright for my dwarf gourami,new to dwarf gourami hobby

    Will this light be so bright or make my dwarf gourami stressed if i kept this light on the entire night
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    DGD In Honey Gourami?

    Tl;dr - Is it possible for Honeys to get DGD? Does the attached image accurately represent DGD? Over the past few months, I've been buying Honeys and "Red Honey" gourami from my LFS. I wanted to buy Dwarfs originally but I was warned off by users here (thanks!) due to the prevalence of DGD. The...
  5. outofwater

    10g tank for dwarf gourami

    This was supposed to be a quarantine/planting tank, but plans went sideways when I realized that this dwarf gourami, Mr. Bluerami; was bullying my cories and pretty much all others on my 29g tank. My son grew attached to him, so returning him (it was a gift) or otherwise getting rid of him...
  6. N

    Ich for 2 weeks

    On 1/21 I got 2 new Mollies. On 1/23 noticed ich on a Molly. A cory cat died on 1/28. The Ich is still in tank as of 2/4. Treating with Tetra Lifeguard since 1/30. Prior I used API Pimafix/Melafix and Imagitarium Parasite Remedy because I went to 2 stores and couldn’t find ich treatment and then...
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    Gourami sex?

    Can anyone help identify the sex of these 3 gourami for me please. From what I've read it's to do with top fin shape but someone else said colour and now I am unsure?
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    Male or Female Dwarf Gouramis?

    After some advice on the sex of my Gouramis please
  9. fishyfun&fans

    Fred the Gourami said “shush I’m hiding” Mexico the sail fin had to give his spot away

    Fred and Mexico Best friends forever
  10. fishyfun&fans

    Dwarf Gourami Do Yours Play with Bubble bars?

    Recently I’ve noticed most days my Powder Blue Dwarf Gourami plays with the Bubble bar in the tank all day long Does anyone else’s do the same?
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    Dwarf Gourami - Not breathing normally

    Hello guys, I am a beginner to fishkeeping... I have a 100 liters tank with 2 Tin foil barb 2 Angel Fish 1 Marble veil Angel 2 Dwarf Gourami 4 Silver Shark last week i forgot to turn on the filter after feeding and then found out that the 2 tin foil barb and a silver shark is dead. I moved...
  12. N

    Dwarf Gourami laying on side?

    I got 2 dwarf gouramis 3 days ago and one has been basically laying on its side the whole time, it’s sides look a little puffed out, it’s breathing heaving, and isn’t moving. He seemed to be gasping for air at the top a lot when I first got him and it really accelerated to this fast. I have an...
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    Tank Capacity?

    Hi All, I'm thinking of getting the aquastyle 620 tank dimensions are 62cm W x 52cm H x 39cm D. It says the capacity is 90L but when I put it in to Aq advisor it says it's 120L and I'm mega confused. Would this stocking work? My tap water GH is 1-2 and PH is 7.56 - 8.01 2 Dwarf Gourami 6...
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    Gourami not eating

    I have a 60 gallon planted tank with a dwarf gourami, two opaline gouramis, a veil angel and 6 Von Rio flame tetras. I’ve had the gouramis and the angel for about two and half months without a problem, and the tetras were added 3 weeks ago and have been doing great. Then a week ago, my dwarf...
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    Desperate for help - mass burst on dwarf gourami

    I am in desperate need of help. Our favorite fish, a dwarf gourami, is in a hospital tank and in dire need of treatment or euthanasia. He had been showing signs of some kind of spots all over for a few months. No treatments of ich worked and no other fish in the tank had any of his...
  16. M

    HUGE colisa lalia SOS (dwarf gourami)

    My colisa has been HUGE for the past weeks, and keeps getting bigger. He has been just hidden the whole day, doesn't move much and hasn't eaten. I though he was just REALLY fat, but I don't think that anymore. Does someone has any clue what this might be??
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    55 gallon stocking questions/suggestions part 2

    Hi I set up a 55 gallon aquarium and I have some stocking ideas from a previous post. - Already cycled * Ph = 7.8 - 8.52 units. * GH = 159 - 164 ppm * Calcium = 47 - 78.5 ppm Fish I'm thinking about stocking with: - 2 Large schools of tetra (probably cardinals and something else) - 3 oto cats...
  18. Kate182

    Dwarf Gourami losing scales

    Hi all, I am fairly new to the fish hobby and I have noticed that one of my Dwarf Gourami seems to have scales missing on their head. What could be causing this? I don't think they are being bullied because the tank is very peaceful (2 x dwarf gourami, 2 x albino corydora, 6 x neon tetra, 6 x...
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    Major tank issue - sickness of some sort

    Ok, so I have one 55g freshwater display tank. Nitrate 20 Nitrite 0 Hardness 150 Chlorine 0 Alkalinity 100 pH 7.2 The above readings have been steady for at least 6 months. Tank mates are: 2 male guppies, 2 dwarf gourami -1 male 1-female, 4 nerite snails, and 9 Julii corydora catfish. A few...
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    Pregnant or not?

    Hi, One of me dwarf guaramis has gradually become bloated, originally we thought pregnant but now after researching this I’m unsure. Please let me know what to do, I’m pretty new to the fish keeping life. I know my tank isn’t clean was in the process before I noticed the fish! They were my first...
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