Trichogaster chuna
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Trichogaster chuna

Common Names: Honey Gourami
Synonyms: Colisa chuna
Colisa sota
Trichopodus chuna
Family: Osphronemidae
Category: Labyrinth_Fish
Distribution: Asia; Bangladesh.
Main Ecosystem: Flooding; Flooding
Temperament: Peaceful; Can be aggressive towards smaller fish.
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: Feed with flakes. Keep many fine leaved and floating plants in the tank. Regular water changes are recommended.
6 - 8
22°C - 28°C
72°F - 82°F
5 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 7cm (2.8")
Female: 7cm (2.8")
Water Region: Middle, Surface; Middle-Surface
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Males are brightly coloured, while females are grey.
Breeding: Can be hard. Try lowering the temperature from 28°C to 26°C in a small tank. The Dwarf Gourami is a bubble nest builder.
Comments: Best kept in pairs. Closely related to the Dwarf Gourami.
Main Colours: Orange, Black, Blue
Markings: No Markings
Mouth: Upturned
Tail: Concave
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Submitted By: Adam
Contributors: sirbooks, GobyFan2007, Joe Potato
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