Malay combtail

The Malay combtail lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 8.0, dH range: 35 environment.

In captivity the Malay Combtail is generally a rather shy fish but at breeding time the male can become quite aggressive toward any other fish and is capable of doing considerable damage. More

Also known as the Honeycomb Fish or Malay Combtail, this is one of only two species in the genus. It's quite rare in the trade, although it has been appearing more often recently. More

Common names

Java combtail in English
Ketoprak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Malay combtail in English
Malaysisk kamhale in Danish (dansk)
Sepat in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sumatra combtail in English
Verkkokampapyrstö in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Wabenschwanz-Gurami in German (Deutsch)
Wabenschwanz-Makropode in German (Deutsch)
光顎格鬥魚 in Mandarin Chinese
光颚格斗鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Osphronemidae
Genus : Belontia
Species : Belontia hasselti
Authority : Cuvier, 1831