The Gold Gourami, also known as Trichogaster trichopterus, is another fish native Malaysia that features a beautiful deep orange color, with lighter orange shading.
Unlike the Blue Gourami, these fish do not have spots, but do have rust colored markings throughout. Despite the fact they have gills, these Labyrinth fish also breathe fresh air directly. As a result, they must have access to the surface of the water in the aquarium.
These fish are easy to take care of, and can live with a variety of fish mates that are of similar size and temperament
- Size: Up to 5″
- Temp 72-82ºF versatile
- pH 6.0-8.8
- dH 5-35