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Moonlight Gourami - Trichogaster microlepis

Origin: Cambodia and Thailand, Asia
Temperament: Peaceful and timid
Care: Feed with normal and vegetable based flakes. A larger than normal tank is needed with many leafy plants. Fine leaved plants may be used but they may be damaged if the Moonlight Gourami builds a nest
Temperature Range: 25-29C
pH: 6-7.2
Potential Size: 13cm
Breeding: Slowly reduce the water level and raise the temperature to 29C over a couple of days. Make sure there are fine leaved plants in the tank as the bubble nest will be strengthed with the leaves. Banana skin can help feed the fry
Sex: The Pelvic fins of the females are yellow, males red or orange

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