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  1. Male Gourami Part Clamping Dorsal Fin

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi Everyone, So I've had my male and female (definitely a female, I'm in the UK...) dwarf gourami for over a week now in my new tank with 6 cherry barbs. The tank hasn't cycled yet, but the values are being checked every day and are as follows: Ammonia: 0 - 0.5 Nitrites: 0 Nitrates: 0 I...
  2. Dwarf Gourami - Swimming Frantically Along Glass?

    Hi Everyone, I introduced 2 dwarf gourami to my tank a couple of days ago, a male and a female. They seem quite happy and feed well, I give them a mixed diet of flakes, blood worm and brine shrimp which they love. They're in with 6 cherry barbs - they all seem to tolerate each other, I've...
  3. I caught the fish bug!

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    Hi Everyone! I am totally new to fish keeping (well, I did keep a couple of goldfish as a child like you do, but the cat soon took care of them :surprise:). I caught the bug when my boss showed me their beautiful marine tank and I thought hey - I want one of those!!! I've done my research...
  4. Frustrated and perplexed... One of my fish has had ich for more than 3 weeks now

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I bought a dwarf honey gourami about 3 weeks ago. I always check my fish before I put them in the tank but somehow I managed to let this guy get in there with two spots of ich on him. over the course of a few days, I slowly raised the temperature up to 86. He has had three salt bathd and only...
  5. Advice? Possibly getting my first dwarf gourami!

    I have a cycling 10 gallon tank, and my original plans were to get about 6 male guppies. But upon further research and looking at awesome fish, I think dwarf gouramis are super cool fish. I'm thinking about getting a single dwarf gourami and 3 male guppies. I have never had fish other than my...
  6. Dwarf gourami aggressive against rasboras

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have an established 10 gallon tank with 5 harlequin rasboras. On Friday, I added a male dwarf gourami. The gourami seems very happy and has been building bubble nests like crazy. However, he keeps chasing my rasboras and has them cowering in the corner of the tank. I would consider my...
  7. Almost dead Dwarf Gourami, PLEASE HELP!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    First of all, sorry for not being on here for a while, my life's been good but busy. My poor little dwarf gourami, Neo got ich about a week after I got him from the pet store. I raised the temp to 88 in the tank and he seemed to get better. Today though, I found him lying almost flat on the...
  8. Will This Starter Aquarium Work?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    First off, this is my first post as well as my first aquarium. So if I say something incredibly stupid, that is probably why. I have a 55 gallon tank, and am planning on doing a community freshwater tank. Population would be: 6 Celestial Pearl Danios 1 Dwarf Gourami 1 Marble Veil Angelfish 5...
  9. Buying new fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So after plenty of research, I've decided I would like to add a dwarf gourami and a bristlenose pleco to my 29 gallon tank. My tank currently only has about 6 guppies (2 males 4 females) so my question is can I buy both of this fish at the same time? do you think the store will put them in the...
  10. Dwarf Gourami Questions! And sexing? And Advice!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Today i picked up some pristella tetras for my 45, and in the same tank, were dwarf gouramis! I know, dwarfs usually have parasites, but i figure, same tank, same bugs? I nabbed me one that looked the best, and had to go to work, so my dear boyfriend took care of acclimating him/her for me. =]...
  11. Dwarf gourami swimming very fast in circles

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    1. Size of tank? 10 g 2. Water parameters a. Ammonia? b. Nitrite? 0 c. Nitrate?0 d. pH, KH and GH? gh 120, kh 120, ph 7 - 7.5 e. Test kit? api strips 3. Temperature? 80 :( 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? FW 5. How long the aquarium has been set up?3+ years 6. What fish do you have...
  12. To plant, or not to plant?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Good Day, Everyone. I'm fairly new to these boards (and anything larger than a baby biorb), but already received an incredible amount of credible information. It's unfortunate how overpopulated the internet is with incorrect or misconstrued information regarding freshwater fish and their tanks...
  13. Will these fish go along with cherry shrimp?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have 2 Dwarf Gouramis, 7 Zebra Danios and 2 Neon Tetras, I'm Sure that Neon Tetras wont bother them, But Im Concerned if Dwarf Gouramis and Zebras Danios will eat them, the danios are pretty big for their size. Should I add cherry shrimps in my tank? Thanks In advanced!:-P
  14. breeding problem

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    My dwarf gouramis had built bubblenests 2 times, but the eggs never hatch and I cant find the problem :-(. Please someone help me! Thanks
  15. Not exactly disease

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Ok so, heres the deal I cant keep my fish anymore cuz my mom wont let me so. and giving them away is out of the question unless someone lives near birmingham alabama and wants two emerald corys and one dwarf gourami. but if no one wants them, then, ive got a pond near my house and my mom wants...
  16. PLEASE HELP!!! Sick Dwarf Gourami!!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, I am new to Forums, but am having problems finding out what to do about my sick? flame gourami. I am in Australia, have a 130 Liter community tank containing two flame dwarf gouramis, 6 black phantom tetras, 6 neon tetras, 2 bristlenose pleco, 5 asstd Guppies and recently (2 days ago) 1...
  17. Dwarf Gourami - better alone?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I just got 2 male dwarf gouramis. I currently have 2 10gallon tanks set up. I just had a bunch of fish get wiped out by ich so I'm in a re-stocking phase. I had 5 fish total survive the outbreak, they are currently divided between my tanks. In 1 tank I have 3 peppered cories, and in the other...
  18. honey gourami with existing golden gourami?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    hi :) i've been discussing keeping gouramis with some people over in this thread: after reading that burnsbabe was successfully keeping more than one honey gourami in her 30 gallon, i'm curious about...
  19. Little White Solid Mass?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all, new to the forums. I recently stocked my first cycled tank with a blue dwarf gourami and 8 ember tetra. All the levels are perfect, water's clear, etc. After I got my dwarf gourami, upon closer inspection I noticed that his jaw is sorta screwed-up... think Jimmy from South Park. I've...