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Pearl Gourami
Auction for one fish but more are available.
currently approx 7cm
Scientific Name: Trichogaster leeri
Adult Size: 4 inches (10 cm)
Social: Peaceful, suitable for community tank
Lifespan: 8 years
Tank Level: Top, Mid dweller
Diet: Omnivorous
Breeding: Egglayer, bubblenest
Care: Easy
pH: 6.5 - 8.5
Hardness: 5-30 dGH
Temperature: 74-82 F (24-28 C)

Description:
The Pearl Gourami is not only one of the most attractive, but also one of the hardiest and easiest to keep of the gouramis. The ventral fins are long and thin, having the appearance of feelers. The mouth is small and upturned. Pearl and brown flecks covering the body give it a mother of pearl appearance, from which is derives it's name. A horizontal black line runs from the mouth to the tail, where it ends in a spot.
Habitat/Care:
Accustomed to heavy vegetation in their natural habitat, they will thrive if given similar conditions in the aquarium. Floating plants, subdued lighting, and a dark substrate are ideal. Although they prefer soft acidic water, they are adaptable to a range of water conditions. This adaptability and their peaceful nature make them well suited to community tanks. However keeping them with overly aggressive tankmates should be avoided.
Diet:
Pearl Gouramis will accept many foods, and are generally quite easy to feed. Flake, freeze dried, and frozen foods are all readily taken. For optimum health fresh vegetables such as lettuce, cooked peas, and spinach, may also be offered as part of a varied diet . Live foods such as black worms, brine shrimp, and glass worms are a good treat and conditioning food for breeding.

I am away Tuesday 29th - Friday 1st June so no fish or plants will be couriered in this time I will do my best to get them all out Monday4th and Tuesday 5th June (I will try to get hubby to send dry stock if possible) Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Morrinsville, Waikato, NZ

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Quantity: 10+ available