Origin: India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Behavior: Peaceful, community tropical fish.
Temperature: 72–82 °F (22-28 °C)
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Size: 3.5″ (9 cm)
Diet: Omnivorous, accepts flakes, vegetation (lettuce, peas, spinach), and freeze-dried or frozen foods.
Breeding: Bubble nest builder. Lower water to 6-8 inches, and raise the temperature to 28-30 °C (82 °F). The tank should be planted with much vegetation since the male Dwarf Gourami will use it to build its bubble nest. Feed with a variety of freeze-dried or frozen foods.
Sex: The male’s dorsal fin is pointed and straight. The female’s dorsal fin is slightly curved.