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Anonymous - 2004-02-25
I have two dwarf Gouramis, 4 lyretails, 3 tetras, 2 platys, and 3 catfish in a 20 gallon tank. i have plenty of plants and hiding spots for my fish. The Gouramis are a little timid at first but once they get used to the tank they are wonderful active community fish. once in a while the gouramis will be aggressive towords each other but they are usually very peaceful fish.They are very easy to take care of and will eat from all sections of the aquarium. overall i think Gouramis are very easy to manage and very calm and peaceful community fish.

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Serina - 2004-02-11
My male pearl is a little territorial and has a history of being a bully, but I think it is mainly because he doesnt have bigger fish around to keep him in line. I have a 15gal tank with two pearls (male and female), a female gold molly, and two dwarf african frogs. It is a pretty peaceful tank *that is until the male decides that it is time to breed*

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Kim - 2004-02-01
I have a 75 gallon tank. My oldest daughter fell for the Opaline gouramis so I bought 3. These things chase themselves they chase my powder blues and my bala sharks. They are vicious creatures. It is always a feeding frenzy in the tank I feed them a variety of foods and they eat everything before any other of the fish get a chance. They eat like a highschool football team. I think a 3000 gallon tank to keep them under control......

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mahasoor - 2004-01-06
I started out my fish tank with one gold gourami and three medium sized tinfoil barb fish, all relatively the same size by now. My little gold guy is peaceful enough, nobody bothers with him and vice versa. My flame dwarf fish, tetras, and bala shark all quite content with them.

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Animal-World info on Pearl Gourami
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steve - 2003-12-29
I have had tanks from 20 - 40+ gallons and tall to long. Pearls are my favorite for sure. I have come across an aggessive male or two, but they are the exception not the rule. Likewise, I have seen some quite shy. Typically, they are great community fish and real beauties. Feed them some worms occasionally and watch their colors come to life.

jss

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Anasazzi - 2003-12-22
Pardon my french, these fish are not all they are made out to be!!!! Sure, they are pretty, but attitude? ARG!!! These fish are not ALL peaceful and serene, I actually bought a quite violent and tempermental one, which happened to kill a guppy of mine, and to this day has been after my platies. I love these fish, they are beautiful, but the one i ended up with was ANYTHING but timid.

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Shahzad - 2003-12-21
I have one dwarf male gourami and one female yellow gourami. The yellow female never stops attacking the dwarf gourami. I have 3 platies in the tank as well and one of the female platies is also chasing the dwarf gourami. I am worried about the dwarf. It seems that this fish is extermely timid even for community tank. I would appreciate any comments.

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Blake Camilleri - 2003-12-14
I have one Betta fish and i think they are awesome.
They come in a lot of different colors and they are easy to look after.
The one i have is dark blue and i have named him dookie.
So any way if you are reading this and you want to get a pet the Betta pet fish would be a great pet for you.

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jrdpa - 2003-12-12
I must admit that I was surprised to find my male Red Flame being aggressive...no one in the fish store said they would be. I have had gold, blue, opaline, etc and they never were. I thought only the Kissing Gouramis were aggressive? He is chasing every fish in the tank. I have a female Red Flame and 3 Black Skirt Tetras too and I am rather irritated at it. One of my black skirt tetras tails has been chewed and he chases the female all the time. She stays hidden in the fake log we have until he chases her out again. He was chasing her away from feeding and the tetras, but not as much as her, last night. The tetras chase each other some too but not like this male. He is a big coward too, panics every time we come near the tank.

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Animal-World info on Opaline Gourami
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Ganesh - 2003-12-09
I have a 40 gallon tank. I have a flame, Pearl, Blue and Neon gourami, with neon tertas, daimyos, penguins and they seem to get along fine. The chasing goes on once in a while and so far all the gouramis are safe. I just had an initial problem when one of the flame gouramis would chase the other one. I provided a pot into the tank and it became a good hiding place. Another trick is to provide plants (Artificial plants from Tetra will also do). Most of them find a hiding place in the plants and they get a breather from the aggressive ones. This worked very well for my community aquarium.

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