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Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami (Samurai)

$1799 CAD
SKU: 400000020686

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Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami (Samurai)

Description

Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami, scientifically known as Sphaerichthys vaillanti, is a species of freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia, particularly found in slow-moving or stagnant waters of forested regions in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Known for its stunning coloration and unique behavior, this species is highly sought after by experienced aquarists.

  1. Temperature: Vaillant's Chocolate Gouramis prefer tropical water temperatures ranging from 75 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit (24 to 28 degrees Celsius). Maintaining a stable temperature within this range is crucial for their health and well-being.

  2. Minimum Tank Size: Due to their relatively small size, a minimum tank size of 20 gallons (75 liters) is typically recommended for a small group of Vaillant's Chocolate Gouramis. Providing a well-planted tank with plenty of hiding spots and shaded areas is essential to mimic their natural habitat.

These gouramis are known for their peaceful nature, but they can be timid and may require a calm and quiet aquarium environment. They are micropredators, primarily feeding on small invertebrates, zooplankton, and insect larvae. In captivity, they can be fed high-quality live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, daphnia, and brine shrimp, supplemented with a variety of small-sized pellets or flakes.

Aquarists are drawn to Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami for their stunning appearance and unique behavior, making them a captivating addition to a well-maintained and appropriately sized aquarium. Understanding their specific care requirements and providing a suitable tank environment is essential for ensuring their health and longevity in captivity.

Specifications

  • Category
    Gouramis
  • Species Type
    Labyrinth Fish
  • Water Temperature
    75°F to 82°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    20 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Driftwood, Hiding Spots, Planted Tanks, Diffused Lighting
  • Behaviour
    Semi-aggressive, Community Fish

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Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami
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Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami (Samurai)

$1799 CAD

Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami, scientifically known as Sphaerichthys vaillanti, is a species of freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia, particularly found in slow-moving or stagnant waters of forested regions in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Known for its stunning coloration and unique behavior, this species is highly sought after by experienced aquarists.

  1. Temperature: Vaillant's Chocolate Gouramis prefer tropical water temperatures ranging from 75 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit (24 to 28 degrees Celsius). Maintaining a stable temperature within this range is crucial for their health and well-being.

  2. Minimum Tank Size: Due to their relatively small size, a minimum tank size of 20 gallons (75 liters) is typically recommended for a small group of Vaillant's Chocolate Gouramis. Providing a well-planted tank with plenty of hiding spots and shaded areas is essential to mimic their natural habitat.

These gouramis are known for their peaceful nature, but they can be timid and may require a calm and quiet aquarium environment. They are micropredators, primarily feeding on small invertebrates, zooplankton, and insect larvae. In captivity, they can be fed high-quality live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, daphnia, and brine shrimp, supplemented with a variety of small-sized pellets or flakes.

Aquarists are drawn to Vaillant's Chocolate Gourami for their stunning appearance and unique behavior, making them a captivating addition to a well-maintained and appropriately sized aquarium. Understanding their specific care requirements and providing a suitable tank environment is essential for ensuring their health and longevity in captivity.

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