Where in the water column do your honey gouramis hang out most?

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I just bought four honey gouramis and just love these little cuties. They're currently quarantining in a 10G tank, but I'm hoping to add them to my 30 gallon long. I'm just interested in how they'll fit in with the rest of the fish.

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Upper half amongst the plants (tall or floating) but they will have a nosy at the bottom now and again. They are a lovely fish.👍:fish:
 
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Upper half amongst the plants (tall or floating) but they will have a nosy at the bottom now and again. They are a lovely fish.👍:fish:
I'm really loving them. I have no idea re sex, though, so I'm hoping I don't have 3 males chasing after one female when they're a little older.
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Once they get to full size the females will be the ones that don't have noticeable colour (orange or red) into the fins.
Subtler, males get dark around the throat/ chest when in breeding mode and the females have a faint dark stripe down the lateral line.
Have you tried posting photos to see if anyone can tell male/ female?
I've only had one male and he died in apparent good health, I wonder if the male rainbow (tank boss) stressed him to death just from the pheromones. I never saw aggression nor injury though and he seemed to bumble about unperturbed. I have 5 lovely females now.
 
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