Frail Gourami (Ctenops nobilis)

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Frail Gourami

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Frail Gourami

Ctenops nobilis

Challenging

sg

Freshwater

pH

4.0 - 6.0

[[Minimum temperature::18 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::24 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

0-6 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

1-5 years

Family

Osphronemidae



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Additional names

Frail Gourami, Indian Paradisefish, Noble Gourami

Additional scientific names

Osphronemus nobilis


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Prefers live or frozen food such as bloodworm and brine shrimp. May also take flake and pellet food.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

This fish is exceptionally sensitive to water quality. It requires a well matured tank with acidic water quality. It will not live long in tropical temperatures and so needs cool sub-tropical set ups with good current and oxygenation.

Behaviour

Identification

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