Colisa labiosa, thick-lipped gourami
Size: Up to 3″
pH: 6.0 – 7.5
Origin: Indian Rivers & SE Asia
This is yet another Dwarf Gourami that is an omnivore Labyrinth Fish like a Betta, so it must have access to the surface of your aquarium to breathe. This is also a bubble nest builder. One of the best gouramis for a general community aquarium, attractively colored, not growing too large, and tolerant of a wide range of conditions and companions.
The male is by far the more brightly coloured, but in breeding condition he often turns so dark that his normal markings disappear.