Honey Gourami Profile

Honey Gourami

Common name: Honey Gourami

Scientific name: Trichogaster chuna

Type of fish: Gourami

Origin: South Asia

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Max size: 2.5 inches

Growth Rate: These fish are usually adult-size when they are sold.

Minimum tank size: 10 gallons

Diet: omnivore

pH: 6-7

Hardiness: Hardy

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Tankmates: tetras, livebearers, barbs, peaceful dwarf cichlids, danios, Corydoras catfishes

Sexing: Males are more colorful and have pointier fins

Notes: Honey gouramis are very hardy for a community fish of its size so it is a very beginner-friendly fish that can take on a beginner's mistakes.