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The Rainbow Gourami (Trichogaster lalius), also known as the Three-Spot Gourami, is a popular freshwater fish in the aquarium hobby. Here are some details:

 

Specifications:

  • Average Size: 3-4 inches
  • Lifespan: 4-6 years

 

Characteristics:

  • Bright and iridescent colors, with shades of blue, green, and red.
  • Males may have more vibrant colors and longer fins.

 

Habitat:

  • Native to Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
  • Inhabit slow-moving or still waters, such as ponds and swamps.

 

Behavior:

  • Generally peaceful but may show aggression during breeding.
  • Best kept in a community setting with similarly sized and peaceful tankmates.

 

Tank Size:

  • Suitable for a moderately-sized aquarium. A 20-gallon tank or larger is recommended.

 

Care Level:

  • Easy to Moderate.
  • Adapts well to various water conditions.

 

Diet:

  • Omnivorous. Accepts a variety of foods, including high-quality flakes, pellets, live or frozen foods.

 

Water Parameters:

  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • Temperature: 72-82°F
  • Hardness: 5-20 dGH

 

Note:

  • Provide hiding spots and areas with dense vegetation.
  • Rainbow Gouramis are labyrinth fish, meaning they can breathe air at the water's surface. A gap between the water and the tank lid is appreciated.

 

Disclaimer: "Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values or specific care requirements, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care."

Rainbow Gourami

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