Common Name Gold Gourami
Scientific Name Trichogaster Trichopterus
Size 15cm
Origin In the Rivers of Thailand, Borneo
Tank Setup Community Setup
Temperature 27 degrees

Omnivores, they can take live food, to flakes, granules and vegetables

Gender Males have a longer and pointed dorsal fin then the females.

These guys go great in a community tank when they are small but they tend to get more aggressive, when they grow bigger. They have been known to attack smaller fishes. The body of this species of Gourami consist of a toned golden colour with a unique pattern on the back. They also have white spots on their tail which would make them more attractive to the aquarist. Also like every other Gourami they have the unique Labyrinth organ, to breath when the air supply in the water is low or deteriorating.

These guys make perfect specimens for beginners or for those who want to bring some extra colours into their tank.

Gold Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus) is a type of tropical freshwater fish that is native to Southeast Asia. It is a popular choice among aquarium enthusiasts due to its attractive appearance and peaceful nature.

Gold Gourami are typically yellow or golden in color, with long, flowing fins and a slender, streamlined body shape. They can grow to be up to 6 inches (15 cm) in length, although smaller sizes are more common in the home aquarium. Gold Gourami are known for their distinctive appearance, which includes a pointed snout and a serrated spine that runs along the edge of their anal fins.

Gold Gourami are generally peaceful fish that do well in a community tank with other peaceful species. They are omnivorous, which means they will eat both plant and animal matter, and they should be fed a varied diet of flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods to ensure proper nutrition.

In addition to their attractive appearance and peaceful nature, Gold Gourami are also known for their ability to “sing.” Male Gold Gourami will produce a low humming sound when they are courting females or establishing their territory, which can be an interesting and entertaining behavior to observe in the home aquarium. If you’re considering adding a Gold Gourami to your home aquarium, it is important to research the specific care requirements and provide a suitable habitat to ensure the health and well-being of your new pet.