1. V

    gourami Worm?!?!

    Hi there, Today I woke up to feed my ish and I noticed a clear dangling thing coming out of my gouramis poop whole. I’m worried it might be a worm??!?! If so, how do I remove it? Can I pull it out with tweezers? Cheers
  2. L

    Gourami pulling things from filter

    I have just brought two gouramis and they seemed to have settled in well however one seems to like to nip at everything, my biggest concern was that one of them has started nipping and pulling things from the filter. Is this normal? What do I do?
  3. R

    Stocking Gourami for 30 Gallon tank

    Hey guys, I’m getting my largest tank yet soon, and I’m hoping I can snag a 75 gallon, but I’m having trouble finding one for a reasonable price. I’m thinking I’ll have to settle for a 30 gallon. I’ve completely fallen in love with my dwarf Gourami I received after a friend of mine couldn’t keep...
  4. kitta98

    My Dwarf Gourami seems really ill.

    My dwarf gourami has been pretty shy since i got him. I rarely saw him and I don't think i've ever seen him feed. I thought it was because he was new. Then I took out all my fish last week and done a water change. And he was even more shy. I had to check behind the plants to find him because I...
  5. Madipez2017

    Guppies and fire gourami dies suddenly

    So I’ve had this tank set up for probably two years and it started as a glofish tank, and I slowly moved it back to a regular multi species tank. 29 gal freshwater, ph is at 8.0, no nitrite, no ammonia, nitrate is at 5ppm (at last water change) temperature is a steady 78F/26C, good filter, air...
  6. E

    Need Gourami Help

    Hey guys! My boyfriend and I just started a new tank, and tonight we noticed something strange on one of our gouramis and need some help. We're new to fish keeping, so we're not up to date on diseases, but we're thinking maybe anchor worms based on pictures we have found. Any help would be much...
  7. dirty_bishop

    55 Gallon Dirt Substrate Community Tank

    Just wanted to share a few pics of my first aquarium.. 3 ft tank 9 Harlequins 8 Corys 4 Bristlenose 15 Neons 3 Dwarf Gouramis 3 guppies (newest addition, why not).. and about 6 or so plant species.. What do we think ? :) I'm super happy for my first tank. It's about 8 months old now.
  8. H

    Tank upgrade

    Hi TFF members, i have a question about upgrading my tank, i have been asking around & researching online & have been getting mixed opinions on my options. so wanted to put it to general public :) i currently have 1x jewel cichlid, 4 hillstream loaches, 16 danios, in a 100 litre (26.42g) tank...
  9. P

    Ulcer on Dwarf Gourami

    Hi all, When cleaning my tank today I noticed a red/white ulcer on the nose of my Dwarf Gourami. It's can only have appeared in the last couple of days as I examined the fish earlier this week. He's been in there since I got the tank in January. Nothing new has been added to the tank, however I...
  10. tgwthf

    stocking my 55 gallon freshwater aquarium, thoughts?

    Hello everyone! I'm nowhere near close to setting up the tank, stand is still being built and needs to be cleaned out of all the sand and stuff, but i'm in the process of trying to find some fish i can put in there, will be keeping it around the 24C temperature mark. so far i'm thinking of...
  11. S

    Possible gill flukes and white spot? :/

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice please because I'm feeling a little out of my depth. I had a 58 litre tank with a couple of Sterbai Cory and a few guppies which exploded on the guppy population. I upgraded them to a 125 litre around the start of December last year and cycled the tank...
  12. Syrfish

    Gourami Breeding Setup

    Hello Guys, I am new to this forum and new to the hobby in general. I need help in the setup of my tank for Gourami Breeding. I have a 60 Liter tank 60 cm long and half filled with water to about 15 cm deep. I have the heater setup for 28 degrees C. No filter running and no lights turned on. I...
  13. G

    Blue Dwarf Gourami's looking bloated

    Please can anyone help my Gourami's I have had them for a while they have both been in the tank from the beginning and been fit and healthy throughout this time. However I left them for a few days over Christmas and noticed this morning that they both look bloated and seem a little lethargic...
  14. Ellphea

    Considering adding a fish

    I currently have a well established 55gal stocked with the following: 1 ropefish/reedfish 3 bronze cories 3 sterbai cories 1 pearl gourami 1 gold gourami 1 upside down catfish I was wondering if I could safely add another fish species, preferably something colorful and active to liven up the...
  15. Crazy_fish_mom


    I'm new to the forum thing but I'm excited to share what I know. I currently have these fish and tanks: 10gallon Mr. Whiskers-Gourami Rebel-Betta Adam-Cory Catfish 6 ghost shrimp- unnamed 5 gallon Midnight-Betta Cory 1&2- Cory catfish 2.5 gallon Luka-Betta 2 gallon Phoenix- Betta...
  16. S

    Series of deaths in our tank...

    However none of the deaths seem to be the same, Tank Overview: Running for 1 year 5 months 80L Tank (though bought thinking it was 100L, advertised secondhand incorrectly) possibly over crowding Fluval 306 external Filter Fish in the tank leading up to this post: 1 Pleco 4 Cardinal Tetras 4...
  17. twintanks

    Fish Has Totally Vanished

    Have been off the forum for a long time, just busy with the stuff of life (including fish)....however I am currently experiencing a "Star Trek transporter" effect with my gourami....he's gone. 20 gallon tank (UK), six copper harlequins, seven neons; a few cherry shrimp, a lot of small pond...
  18. T

    Ich Problem- Help

    After coming back from a trip I discovered that my http://www.fishlore.com/Profiles-DwarfGourami.htm was colorless and had white spots all over him. (A fish my family member had picked up from her friend had been placed in my aquarium while I was gone.) I freaked out and went to the store to buy...
  19. MylesVinno

    Dwarf Gourami Spitting Out Food And Acting Slow.

    Hi everyone,   I have had two dwarf gouramis for a couple of months now, one flame and one neon blue. In the last few days, I have noticed that the flame gourami has been spitting out his food which he used to always eat, and is staying near the bottom of the tank all whilst doing it in a slow...
  20. P

    Unknown Disease / Injury In Blue Gourami?

    Okay, before I post anything, please note that I know how stupid I am for having two Gourami's in a ten gallon. I know I should get a 20 gallon, but I didn't have enough money to get it, and the needed equipment, like a filter, heater, and decor. So please do not even think of saying anything...