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thefishboy 08-24-2010 10:53 AM

Honey Gouramis
 
Is there much differance between a female and male honey gourami??
Is it true that if its a planted aquarium the males show a more vivid colour??
Does any 1 have ny pics of there gouramis??

dorabaker 08-24-2010 11:04 AM

you could look for photos in here: http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...s-photos-9413/
not sure if that will really help with the male/female thing though...

thefishboy 08-24-2010 11:06 AM

Thnx

dorabaker 08-24-2010 11:08 AM

the photo in this thread shows a pair apparently.. they look the same to me.
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...ouramis-15739/

thefishboy 08-24-2010 11:13 AM

Thnk you that helped alot now i know theres not much differance?? did u manage to get to the bottom of ;can you mix differant gouramis species'?? coz i was just wandering if you could??

Byron 08-24-2010 11:29 AM

If you checked the profile of this fish, you would find the answer to your question. And the photo there shows a pair to illustrate the difference between male/female.

And on combining gourami, it depends upon the species. Basically, the larger more common gourami should be on their own in largish tanks. The rarer small gourami like the pygmy sparkling, licorice, eyespot, etc. can be together in a large enough tank, and in groups always. This too is all in the profiles.

thefishboy 08-24-2010 11:59 AM

Ok thank you


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