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Pygmy Gourami

Pygmy Gourami

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The Trichopsis pumila, also known as the Dwarf Gourami or Colisa pumila, is a small freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia. Loved for its bright colors and interesting behavior, this miniature Gourami is a popular choice in community aquariums.

When it comes to water pH, Trichopsis pumila thrives in slightly acidic to neutral conditions, with an ideal range between 6.0 and 7.5. Maintaining a stable pH is crucial to the health and well-being of these fish.

Water temperature plays a vital role in keeping these Dwarf Gouramis healthy. A temperature range of 24 to 28 degrees Celsius is recommended.

When it comes to water hardness, Trichopsis pumila wants soft to moderately hard water, with a range of 5 to 15 dGH. A well-planted aquatic environment, with hiding places and clear swimming areas.

The behavior of Trichopsis pumila is often characterized by its peaceful nature. These fish can coexist harmoniously with other non-aggressive species. Males are sometimes territorial with each other, but most of the time they are calm.

In summary, the Trichopsis pumila is a charming and suitable addition to community aquariums. Its interesting behavior and bright colors make it a popular choice for aquarists of all experience levels.

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