Moonbeam gourami

Moonlight gourami is a labyrinth fish of the family Osphronemidae.

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The Moonbeam gourami lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.0, dH range: 2 - 25 environment.

Moonlight is right! The Moonlight Gourami or Moonbeam Gourami is covered with an even silvery sheen tinted with a pastel green iridescence. This fish is quite stunning, even more so as it ages. More

The Moonbeam Gourami is a recent import, although it is certainly not new to science. They are very similar in their requirements to the Pearl Gourami, except that they are less subject to the fungus which often plagues T. More

moonbeam gourami, this silvery fish can be an eye-popper in pet stores, but grows large (up to 6 inches) and needs a larger aquarium then most aquarists can dedicate to it. More

Common names

Cá sac diep in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Gurami drobnołuski in Polish (polski)
Holdfénygurámi in Hungarian (Magyar)
Kamphleanh in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Måneskinsgurami in Danish (dansk)
Månskensgurami in Swedish (Svenska)
Mondschein Fadenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Mondschein-Gurami in German (Deutsch)
Mondscheinfadenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Moonbeam gourami in English
moonlight gourami in English
Pla kra di nang in Thai (ไทย)
Trey kamphlaenh in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kåmphleanh phluk in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey Kanphleanh Phluk in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kawmphleanh phluk in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
ปลากระดี่นาง in Thai (ไทย)
小鱗毛足鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
小鳞毛足鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Osphronemidae
Genus : Trichogaster
Species : Trichogaster microlepis
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