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Profiles Tropical Gourami

Gouramis or gouramies are a family, Osphronemidae, of freshwater perciform fishes. The fish are native to Asia, from Pakistan and India to the Malay Archipelago and north-easterly towards Korea. The name “gourami”, of Javanese origin, is also used for fish of the families Helostomatidae and Anabantidae. Gourami is already plural in its original language.

These tropical fish profiles of Gourami freshwater fish aim to help you make the right choice of fish for your aquarium and the majority of Gourami tropical fish are kept in planted or community aquariums. Generally speaking the Gourami fish species is quite placid and can exhibit some beautiful colours. Common name: Pearl Gourami Scientific name: Trichogaster Leeri Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches / 10 cm Place of... Common name: Gold Gourami, 3 Spot Gourami, Spotted Gourami Scientific name: Trichogaster Trichopterus, Trichopodus Trichopterus, Trichopus Trichopterus Average Adult... Common name: Red Dwarf Gourami Scientific name: Colisa Lalia, Trichogaster Lalius, Trichopodus Lalius Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches...