Giant Gourami (Osphronemus goramy)

Also known as Common Gourami, Gold True Giant Gourami, Golden Redfish, True Giant Gourami, True Gourami

Description

Also known as Common Gourami, Gold True Giant Gourami, Golden Redfish, True Giant Gourami, True Gourami.

Found close to vegetation in sluggish stagnant waters of canals, flooded forests and medium to large rivers. These Gourami's can breathe for long periods out of water.
They feed on dead animals, fish, frogs, plants and worms.
Length - 70cm
Depth - 10-?m
Widespread Asia

Popular in the aquarium trade. These fish can vary greatly in colour. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/498

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