Pygmy gourami

The pygmy gourami is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Trichopsis genus in the family .

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The Pygmy gourami lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

Sparkling, Croaking, and Pygmy Gouramis occasionally show up. These tiny guys never get as large or as pretty as the dwarves. Keep them in small tanks. Ditto the chocolate gouramis. LA Pic Giant Gourami. Good choice. More

The pygmy croaking gourami or pygmy gourami, Trichopsis pumilus, is a phenomenal little gem. That being said, the pygmy croaking gourami is extremely undemanding, as long as it is housed in an adequately sized aquarium. More

The sparkling gourami, sometimes known as the pygmy gourami is a beautiful little fish that reaches a maximum size of 1.5 inches. It is shaped more like a betta than like many of it's rounded gourami breathren. More

* Pygmy gourami, Trichopsis pumila (Arnold, 1936). * Threestripe gourami, Trichopsis schalleri (Kottelat & Ng, 1994). More

The pygmy gourami (Trichopsis pumila) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Trichopsis genus in the family (Osphronemidae). It is native to Southeast Asia, and is found in Thailand, Laos, Peninsular Malaysia, and Indonesia. More

The Pygmy Gourami is a very peaceful, and sometimes shy, little tropical fish from Southeast Asia. This fish prefers warm water. It is very easy to keep but most difficult to spawn and especially raise the super tiny fry. More

The pygmy gourami has commercial importance in the aquarium hobby trade. Name origins This fish was originally named Ctenops pumilus by J.P. Arnold in 1936. More

Comments: The Pygmy Gourami is a delightful little fish. Their color is spectacular under the right lighting conditions. Though somewhat shy when first introduced to a new tank they will quickly gain confidence and come out to play. More

Common names

dwarf croaking gourami in English
Dwarf gourami in English
Gourami in English
Green croaking gourami in English
Knurrende dværggurami in Danish (dansk)
Knurrender Zwerggurami in German (Deutsch)
Korurihmakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Purring gourami in English
Pygmégurami in Swedish (Svenska)
Pygmy gourami in English
Rainbow gourami in English
Sparkling gourami in English
Trey kroem tun sai in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
短攀鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
短攀鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Osphronemidae
Genus : Trichopsis
Species : Trichopsis pumila
Authority : Arnold, 1936