types of gourami

Embark on a journey through the enchanting world of Gourami fish, exploring 13 popular species, each with its unique charm and characteristics.

Dwarf Gourami

Dwarf Gourami, popular for their vivid colors, show brighter hues when accompanied by females, enhancing their aquarium appeal.

Honey Gourami

Honey Gourami, smaller and shyer than other types, thrive in planted tanks with plenty of hiding spots.

Kissing Gourami Fish

Reaching up to 12 inches, are unique herbivores using their fleshy lips for grazing algae.

Paradise Fish

With vibrant colors and showy fins, can be territorial and are best kept singly in community tanks.

Snakeskin Gourami

Snakeskin Gourami, growing up to 8 inches, are peaceful community fish, known for their marbled pattern.

Pearl Gourami Fish

Recognized by their lacey fins and bright red breast in males, are peaceful and easy to care for.

Three Spot Gourami

Also known as Blue Gourami, are hardy and adaptable, but can be semi-aggressive.

Moonlight Gourami Fish

With their silvery iridescence, are peaceful fish ideal for planted aquascapes.

Chocolate Gourami Fish

Delicate and shy, require specific blackwater conditions and are mouthbrooders.

Sparkling Gourami Fish

Known for their croaking sounds, are small, peaceful, and ideal for small planted tanks.

Giant Gourami Fish

Giant Gourami, growing over 2 feet, are semi-aggressive vegetarians needing large tanks for their size.

Betta Fish

A popular Gourami type, are known for their tolerance to varying conditions and striking fins.