Blue gourami

Three spot gourami are endemic to the Mekong basin in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam and Yunnan in southeast Asia.

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The Blue gourami lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

The Blue Gourami are a captive bred color-morph of the Three-spot Gourami. Three-spot Gouramis are found in marshes, swamps, and canals. They inhabit shallow sluggish or standing-water with a lot of aquatic vegetation. Occurs in seasonally flooded forests throughout the middle and lower Mekong. More

The Blue Gourami is also known as the Three-Spot Gourami. The Blue Gourami has only two spots, one in the center of the body, and a second at the beginning of the tail. More

popular Blue Gourami has been developed from specimens collected in Sumatra. More

Blue Gourami is but one of the names given to this extremely popular species of gourami. Traditionally silvery blue in color, their colors change considerably with their moods. During spawning they acquire a much deeper blue hue. More

The Blue Gourami, sometimes also called the 3 Spot Gourami is a popular freshwater tropical fish for aquarium keeping. More

Blue Gourami are an attractive Southeast Asian community species that is widely available within the aquarium hobby trade. More

Description: The blue gourami is a robust fish that should be kept with other hardy, but mildly aggressive, community tank fishes. When kept with active, aggressive fishes it will often retreat to a corner and hide. More

Description: The Powder Blue Gourami is one of several different color varieties of the Dwarf Gourami. Aside from their coloration they are the same as far as their temperament and care requirements. More

Blue gouramis eat flake foods readily, and are especially fond of frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms. More

The Blue Gourami is a colour-morph of the Three-spot Gourami which actually has only two spots unless you count the eye as the third spot. These are a beautiful fish that get quite large, about 6 inches. More

Blue Gourami - Aaron Norman Other Gouramis » Blue Gourami Stats Scientific Name: Trichogaster trichopterus Family: Belontiidae Size: 6 inches Temperature: 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit More

The Blue Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus) is also referred to as the Three Spot Gourami and sometimes even the Opaline Gourami. It's called the three spot because of the three spots on its body. More

The Blue Gourami is also known as the Three-Spot Gourami. This gourami is a rather peaceful fish that is very comical to watch as a juvenile. More

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Blue Gouramis are considered labyrinth fish, meaning that although they are equipped with gills, they also have a special organ which allows them to also breathe directly from the air. As a result, they must have access to the surface of the water in the aquarium. More

* The blue gourami (also known as the three spot) – one of the first of the species to become popular. A shimmering cobalt blue, it grows to up to eight inches. More

Blue Gouramis, Opaline Gouramis and Gold Gouramis, depending on their color. They have a long oval shaped body with a pale blue/white coloring and long thread-like pelvic fins. More

Blue GouramiBlue Gouramis are one of the names given to the extremely popular Three Spot Gourami. Several subspecies exist, including the Cosby hybrid, Gold, and Silver varieties. More

Like many anabantoids, the male Blue Gourami wraps his body tightly around the female, turning her on her side or back so the eggs will rise unimpeded to the surface. This close embrace is also important because it brings the reproductive products as close together as possible. More

Common names

Blå gurami in Danish (dansk)
Blå gurami in Norwegian (Norsk)
Blå gurami in Swedish (Svenska)
Blauer Fadenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Blauer Gurami in German (Deutsch)
Blauwe spat in Dutch (Nederlands)
Blue gourami in English
Cá S?c buom in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá sac buñm in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Sặc bươm in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cosby gourami in English
Giant gouramy in English
Gold gourami in English
Golden gourami in English
Gourami bleu in French (français)
Melsvasis guramis in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Nitenosets in Russian (русский язык)
Opaline gourami in English
Pa ka dout in English
Pa ka dout in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa ka dout in Laotian
Pa salid in English
Pa salid in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa salid in Laotian
Pla ka di in Thai (ไทย)
Pla ka di mor in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kra di in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kra di mhor in Thai (ไทย)
Pla sa lak in Thai (ไทย)
Pla sa lang in Thai (ไทย)
Pla sa-lak in Thai (ไทย)
Pla sa-lang in Thai (ไทย)
Pla-salit in Tagalog
Punktierter Fadenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Sepat in Bahasa Indonesia
Sepat in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sepat iju in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Sepat jawa in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sepat padi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sepat rawa in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia)
Sepat ronggeng in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Siamese gurammy in English
Sinirihmakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Siopet in Batak
Siopet in Toba, Batak
Skrzeczyk karlowaty in Polish (polski)
Sompat in Batak
Sompat in Toba, Batak
Theppili in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Three spot gourami in English
three-spot gourami in English
Three-spot gouramy in English
Threespot gourami in English
Toplettet Gurami in Danish (dansk)
Trey kampleanh samré in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kanpleanh samrê in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kanpleanh samrÍ in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kawmphleanh samrai in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey Komphléang in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trichogaster trichopterus in Portuguese (Português)
Two-spot gouramy in English
ปลากระดี่ in Thai (ไทย)
ปลากระดี่หม้อ in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาสลาก in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาสลาง in Thai (ไทย)
丝鳍毛腹鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
丝鳍毛足鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
絲鰭毛腹魚 in Mandarin Chinese
絲鰭毛足鱸 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Osphronemidae
Genus : Trichogaster
Species : Trichogaster trichopterus
Authority : Pallas, 1770