Croaking Gourami
Behaviour Peaceful, quiet
Typical size 6cm
Max size 8cm
Tank Area Top, middle, all
Min Tank Size 45cm
Temp Min: 22℃ Max: 28℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods. A varied diet will improve health
pH Range pH 5.5-8
Hardness vs,s,m
Croaking Gourami Trichopsis vittata
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Croaking Gourami

Trichopsis vittata

The Croaking Gourami is a beautiful little fish which is ideal for small, planted aquaria stocked with other small and peaceful fish. Initially the fish can be a little timid but will soon become more confident and eventually enquisitive of their surroundings, if kept in the right environment. Aggressive or boisterous tankmates should be avoided. The fish may make 'croaking' noises

Family Osphronemidae (Gouramies) | Synonyms Osphromenus vittatus, Ctenops vittatus, C. nobilis, Trichopsis vittatus, T. striatus, T. harrisi, Trichopus striatus | Other names Talking Gourami | Origin Asia; Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia | Breeding Bubble nester | Natural Water Conditions pH 6-8, soft | Natural Habitat Heavily vegetated shallow or slow moving waters | Sexing Males are brighter, may have a red fin edge and a longer anal fin

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