Dwarf Gourami

Species/genus: Colisa lalia

Origin: India

Temp: 75-86°F (24-30°C)

pH: around neutral
dH: medium, not critical

Temperament: Usually peaceful, but there is the occasional rogue male that is downright mean, or just plain crazy.

Adult Size: 2in (5cm)

Minimum Tank Size: 2 gallon

Feeding: Thrives on flakes

Breeding: Bubblenest builder. Spawning is simular to Bettas except the fry are very small and will require infusoria or egglayer tube food for the first 2-3 days.

Comments: An extremely colorful fish. Multiple color varieties now exist. But only the males have the vivid coloration, females are rather plain in comparision.