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Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata)

$999 CAD
SKU: 400000030005

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Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata)

Description

The Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata) is a small, freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia. 

  1. Temperature: They prefer a tropical temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C).

  2. Minimum Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 10 gallons is suitable for a small group of Croaking Gouramis. However, larger tanks are always better for maintaining stable water conditions.

Feeding Habits: Croaking Gouramis are omnivores. They can be fed a varied diet that includes high-quality flake food, pellets, freeze-dried or frozen foods like brine shrimp, daphnia, and small live foods. Providing a diverse diet is essential for their health and coloration.

Habitat Preference: They are often found in slow-moving or still waters, such as swamps, ponds, and backwaters of rivers. In the aquarium, provide them with a well-planted environment with areas of open swimming space.

Water pH Level: They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a pH range of 6.0-7.5.

Behavior: Croaking Gouramis are known for the croaking or buzzing sounds they make, particularly during courtship and establishing territories. They have a peaceful temperament and are suitable for community tanks with other non-aggressive species.

They are social fish and feel more secure when kept in groups of 6 or more. Keeping them in a group helps reduce stress and encourages their natural behavior.

Croaking Gouramis tend to swim in the mid to upper levels of the aquarium.

Color: Males are typically more colorful, with vibrant shades of blue, red, and yellow. Females are generally less colorful. The coloration intensifies, especially during breeding displays.

Other Details: Provide a well-filtered aquarium with gentle water movement. Regular water changes are important to maintain water quality. They appreciate hiding spots and floating plants. Croaking Gouramis can be kept with other peaceful community fish, but avoid aggressive tankmates.

Always remember to research and understand the specific needs of any fish species before adding them to your aquarium. Regular monitoring of water parameters and maintaining a stable environment are crucial for the health and well-being of your fish.

Specifications

  • Category
    Gouramis
  • Species Type
    Labyrinth Fish
  • Water Temperature
    75°F to 82°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    10 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Planted Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Community Fish

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Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata)
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Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata)

$999 CAD

The Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata) is a small, freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia. 

  1. Temperature: They prefer a tropical temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C).

  2. Minimum Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 10 gallons is suitable for a small group of Croaking Gouramis. However, larger tanks are always better for maintaining stable water conditions.

Feeding Habits: Croaking Gouramis are omnivores. They can be fed a varied diet that includes high-quality flake food, pellets, freeze-dried or frozen foods like brine shrimp, daphnia, and small live foods. Providing a diverse diet is essential for their health and coloration.

Habitat Preference: They are often found in slow-moving or still waters, such as swamps, ponds, and backwaters of rivers. In the aquarium, provide them with a well-planted environment with areas of open swimming space.

Water pH Level: They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a pH range of 6.0-7.5.

Behavior: Croaking Gouramis are known for the croaking or buzzing sounds they make, particularly during courtship and establishing territories. They have a peaceful temperament and are suitable for community tanks with other non-aggressive species.

They are social fish and feel more secure when kept in groups of 6 or more. Keeping them in a group helps reduce stress and encourages their natural behavior.

Croaking Gouramis tend to swim in the mid to upper levels of the aquarium.

Color: Males are typically more colorful, with vibrant shades of blue, red, and yellow. Females are generally less colorful. The coloration intensifies, especially during breeding displays.

Other Details: Provide a well-filtered aquarium with gentle water movement. Regular water changes are important to maintain water quality. They appreciate hiding spots and floating plants. Croaking Gouramis can be kept with other peaceful community fish, but avoid aggressive tankmates.

Always remember to research and understand the specific needs of any fish species before adding them to your aquarium. Regular monitoring of water parameters and maintaining a stable environment are crucial for the health and well-being of your fish.

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