Animal Stories - Dwarf Gourami

Animal-World Information about: Dwarf Gourami

The Dwarf Gourami is one of the smallest and most striking of the gouramis, and a showpiece for the aquarium!
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Rob - 2003-11-10
I have 2 cinnamon dwarf gouramis (which are a different color variation of the dwarf gourami) along with 1 paradise gourami, 2 black skirt tertas, 2 plecos, 1 dwarf suckerfish, 1 african dwarf frog, 1 female betta and 1 male platty in a 10 gallon tank(i know its a little crowded but im thinking about getting an 18 gallon soon). The dwarf gouramis get along great with other fish and usaully stick with eack other. These fish are great additions to any community tank with smaller fish.

Yeench - 2003-11-09
I had 4 Dwarf Gouramis and a bunch of Tetras in a 100 litre tank with a lot of plant cover. The Dwarf Gouramis exhibited a considerable degree of aggression towards each other, and established some sort of pecking order, but generally ignored the Tetras.

Some hobbists have commented that Dwarf Gouramis are temperamentally unpredictable; they may or may not establish hierarchies.

Bailey - 2003-09-28
These are my favorite fish! I have a 20 gallon tank with 2 Dwarf Gouarmis, 3 Pristella Tetras, and 6 Neon Tetras. It is a very peaceful combination. The Gouramis are quite tame, and come to the top of the tank looking for food every time I open the lid. Their orange and blue colors are quite striking, and they are very interesting to watch.

Iv - 2003-08-27
Very peaceful and good for community tanks. Excellent for small aquariums starting from 10 gallons. They will not bother other fish, sometimes males might get territorial, and only sometimes they become fin nippers and attck fishes like angels and bettas. Keep 2 females and one male, thats the best combo i have found.