Jul 16, 2019. Thanks for your help! Share. It would be better to get a better look at his top fin but he looks male to me. The males have slender bodies and angular fins. (They were in a divided tank for a while, they would be next to each other following all the time, so moved her over and everythings been good) Cant put the other 4 in there obvious reasons, only option is the gourami tank, or my retirement tetra tank. In real life s/he is a little darker orange. You will have to select a male and female, and place them in a tank. At a very young age, one gourami … I had 1 male powder blue Dawrf Gourami with 3 females in a 240 litre tank, very heavily planted. Im going to replace one of my male guppies with a female and get a male or female cory.....then everything will be set! In Pearl and 3-Spot Gourami, the female and male are both the same colour as each other. The male and female are […] Can two females survive together? My new dwarf gourami wont eat, its been 3 days. about whether they should be kept alone, in M/F pairs, or in small groups. These species get easily scared by loud noises and will often try to hide. as they are sexed very differently.   This sexing technique, however, does not apply to Betta spp. How can I tell if this is a female or male gourami? Would it be better alone? Gourami won’t eat a lot of shrimps, but if you really need them in a tank, then it’s better not to keep these together in one tank. gouramis #2. You can also keep this gourami with shrimps, but only with large ones, because the fish will treat small cherry shrimp as food. Can you keep two honey gouramis of the opposite sex together, along with some other smaller inhabitants (rasbora, tetra, corydora, and ghost shrimp)? 😁 I am the proud owner of 2 blue paradise gourimi's and believe them both to be females. These little fellows will bring plenty of variety and bright colors to your tank. The male will use these pebbles or loose gravel to build his bubble nest. I'm going to have a 25 gallon tank, I'm thinking of putting 2 goldfishes and pearl gouramis in that tank So my question is can I just get all male pearl gouramis or should I get both male and female because I heard that they like to live in pairs and if they're happier together when there's both male and females, is there a way to keep them from breeding? I currently have a 5G tank with a female betta... it used to have two up until this morning when I lost one of my girls I also have a 10G tank with a male gouramI and two male fancy guppies. Plus a female angelfish. Female Fire Red Dwarf Gourami Pictures: a 2" long young female. 2 Males might be aggressive toward one another, but each fish has its own personality. Share. A male can be kept with females; females may also be kept together in groups. They are a labyrinth fish the same as Bettas and do share a lot of the same traits. Females also tend to be my pudgy around the neck area and less aggressive towards other fish. Share. They are not guppies. Unfortunately, sometimes they get into hard to reach places and get trapped. And would the pearl gourami be sold at petsmart and petco? Below: A female Indian Banded gourami has a very round abdomen. They seem to be doing well together there but who knows what will happen in my tank. The males are noticeably larger, stronger and slimmer, than females. You can certainly keep only male guppies as they will spice up your tank with their fancy looks. The male will continue to do this until the female makes her way to the nest. Many of the places that sell Dwarf Gouramis sell only the males, we sell females too. I have a healthy male Dwarf gourami but I have lost three females, all of which have wasted away. Pearl gourami* 1 male 1 female ? Dwarf gourami is a very special small fish. In fact, he will attack the female and male are both the same as and. 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