Kissing Gourami (Helostoma temminckii)

Also known as Green Kisser, Green Kissing Gourami, Kissing Fish, Pink Kisser, Pink Kissing Gourami

Description

Also known as Green Kisser, Green Kissing Gourami, Kissing Fish, Pink Kisser, Pink Kissing Gourami.

Found close to vegetation, near the surface in slow moving waters of lakes and rivers.
These fish are air breathing.
They feed on algae, plants and zooplankton.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 2-?m
Widespread Asia

These fish are known and named for their kissing behaviour.

Popular in the aquarium trade. These fish can vary greatly in colour. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/500

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