• Name: Chocolate Gourami
  • Family: Belontiidae
  • Species: Gouramis
  • Scientific Name: Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
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General

The Chocolate Gourami is a type of gourami which have a chocolate body with golden bands that is named after. It is a shy, peaceful fish and sensitive fish needs extra effort to be housed in home aquaria.

Diet & Nutrition

Omnivorous. The Chocolate Gourami would take variety of foods like flake, pellet, live and frozen.

Breeding & Spawning

Mouthbrooder. Difficult to breed. The male keeps 20-40 eggs in its mouth for 14-20 days for incubation. The fries grow very slowly.

Origination

They are native to Borneo, Malay Penunsula and Sumatra.

Caution

Sensitive to water parameters.

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Chocolate Gourami Gouramis Belontiidae Sphaerichthys osphromenoides

The Chocolate Gourami is a type of gourami which have a chocolate body with golden bands that is named after. It is a shy, peaceful fish and sensitive fish needs extra effort to be housed in home aquaria.

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