The giant gourami looks like an ugly gentle giant when it gains it's massive size but looks are deceiving. Giant gourami have a lot of personality and are a favorite single fish pet, but they do get aggressive when they obtain some size, and they will obtain some size. The giant gourami is an ideal pet for large species fish tanks where everyone is tough enough to respect each other. The fish comes from Indonesia where it is more popular for taste than personality. In fact the giant gourami is an important source of food for the natives of that region. So, he if gets too rough to the fish tank....
These fish are easy to care for and eat just about anything. Be prepared to have them for a long long time. Unless you eat them.
- Scientific Name: Osphronemus goramy
- Origin: Indonesia
- Lifespan: 20 years
- Max Size: 24 inches
- Food: Flake, Live, Frozen, pellet
- Shipping Size: Approx. 3 inches