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Pearl 06-17-2007 11:25 PM

Oh no! Kissing gourami troubles
 
Today I bought a pink kissing gourami and when i put it in my fishtank I turned the light on to see him better and his head seems to be "bruised" looking. Between his eyes and a little above, is a brownish color. Do you think he was bullied by other tank mates at the pet store? Please help asap. I do not want to bring him back to the store because he is very happy and has settled quite nicely.

Lupin 06-18-2007 12:32 AM

Welcome to the forum, Pearl.:wave:

What size is your tank? What are your water parameters? Any pictures? Kissing gouramis will grow to a max size of 12 inches or more. Any tank than a 55 gallons will easily be outgrowed.

mHeinitz57 06-18-2007 09:39 AM

its possible it was a bruise. Give him time to settle in and keep a close eye on his behavior and the physical appearance. Its possible that it will go away.


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