Why is my Gourami Losing Color?

Gouramis make an excellent addition to any freshwater aquarium, but they can lose color due to various factors. Stress is one of the most common causes of gouramis losing color. Many factors, such as poor water quality, bad tankmates, overcrowding, inadequate nutrion, bad lighting, disease and injury can cause stress in fish. Fortunately, these issues … Read more

The Sparkling Gourami (Trichopsis pumila)

The Sparkling Gourami (Trichopsis pumila) is an adorable, truly sparkling small fish. Originally found in Southeast Asia, the species inhabits slow-moving waters, such as swamps, marshes, and rice paddies. As per its natural habitat, the Sparkling Gourami is best found in a heavily planted aquarium with many hiding spots. The fish is relatively easy to … Read more