Animal Stories - Giant Gourami


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The Giant Gourami is the largest of all labyrinth fishes...big, powerful, and an overall awesome fish!
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ABY JOHN - 2019-06-27
Need albino gaint gaurami pair of 1-2 years

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Waleed - 2019-06-24
Well socialized male and female french bulldog puppies for sale. They are 13 weeks old and current on all shots and papers. Interested then contact me through (972) 638 - 9315. (price is very affordable and serious inquiries only) Thank you!

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Mel josen - 2019-06-24
I have a large white gourami selling him cheap as he needs a larger tank.

£75 Mel. Bedford M 07940518841

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Ericson Toledo - 2016-05-19
hello, good day.

I have my community of different fishes and I have a gurami for three years now! I normaly change the food every time.. 1 week later I am out food, then I introduce a new food for them. now my gourami is acting wierd like he is weak and not like before.. he/she is lying on his side and only move when he/she will gasp for air, but the other fished (tinfoil, pacu, silver dollar, albino catfish, pleco, tapoon shark, tetra, spotted scat, koi, and goldfish.) are in good shape. and one more thing I also nadded the Spotted Scat the same time i change the food.

now I dont know what is the cause of his/her weakness. if it is the food or the new fish the spotted scat.

 

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  • Ericson Toledo - 2016-05-19
    the new food I gave was JBL PondStick 4in1. before I'm using JBL Novo stick XL
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sheila - 2016-02-04
Two days ago I got a 90 gal tank for my 19in giant albino gourami and today it died it was acting funny kicking swimming backwards I was so scared and yes it died I would like to know what did I do wrong I'm In pain it was with me for like 8 years

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  • Dan - 2016-03-09
    I'm very sorry to hear about your fish. It is surprising how we can bond to a fish. My guess is that he was in shock over the move. Did you move most of the water over to the new tank? Did you keep the water temperature the same in the two tanks? Was he in a temporary tank during the move? Given his age, any of these could have resulted in shock. Eight years is a long time for a tropical fish. Don't be too hard on yourself. As much as we try, this hobby is not a science. We try to use as much science as possible, but even veterinarians have deaths of fish from unknown causes. I should know, my daughter is a veterinarian at a major commercial aquarium.
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joseph thomas - 2015-04-23
gaint gaurami white and grey big ranging 2kg to 5kg available for breeding

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  • phil - 2015-12-10
    Do you still have the breeding gourami?
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Nainesh - 2015-07-20
I am having 02 Giant Gurami 01 12' & other 10' the problem is that the bigger one bites the smaller one...... what will be the reason.... but now i have seperated both of them. Can anybody help me....?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2015-07-23
    These guys are generally loners, and usually most aggressive when young. But they can still try to dominate as adults, so it sounds like you did the right thing separating them.
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ravi - 2015-07-14
i hv giant gaurami.from few days it's tank water shows yelloish colour.i changed the half of water sevral time but proble remain same so plz give me a idea to solve my problem

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  • Clarice Brough - 2015-07-23
    Juveniles are  a pale to golden yellow color, usually with pale silvery blue stripes that disappear as they age. I could be that you fish was stressed when you obtained it, so may have been a color different shade.
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Shafeeq Ahmed Shirgaonkar - 2012-11-22
My giant gourami is sick please help me. Hi friends I am Shafeeq, I am having a pair of giant gourami which are 1 & half feet long and almost 2yrs old. My giant gourami is sick please help me the male gourami has suddenly started to lie down on the bottom but when I make some knocking sound near him it swims. I am so worried about him. He has got a red mark on his body like some one has punched him, I dont know how it happened. After every hour it gets up and swim for few seconds and the again lies at the bottom. and while he swims up he just falls down just like he has more weight.. please give me some advice and guide me to make it healthy. My giant gourami is sick please help me.

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-11-23
    Test your water.  If levels are fine, try feeding some frozen peas.  May be constipated.
  • Shafeeq Ahmed Shirgaonkar - 2012-11-24
    i will try. but it has never happened like this before. as keep changing water every monthly. thanks for your reply
  • Anonymous - 2013-11-11
    It happens to my fish too. . Check your ph. . . About 7 ph then white spot. It's because your fish is in stress the water is in super green water colour. . .
  • Anonymous - 2013-11-11
    It won't eat for  a week the scale will look better everyday.
  • Manikandan - 2014-07-21
    Don't worry man... Treat it with Seachem Paragaurd ... it works nicely for this disease ..
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Nicole Reilly - 2012-09-01
Giant Gourami in need of better parasite treatment..... HELP.... Any Suggestions

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  • Clarice Brough - 2012-09-17
    What kind of parasite? The most common parasite  is Ich (looks like salt sprinkled on the fish). My personal favorite Ich treatment is Aquarisol (a copper medicine).  It's great against a variety of parasites too, but is deadly to snails and scaleless fish. There are other Ich medications available as well, that will also have something to treat secondary bacterial/fungal infections that the parasite can cause. Another method is to slowly increase the tank temperature to about 83 - 84 degrees. Ich can't live at those temperatures. You do have to keep it high for at least 7 - 14 days, because you first kill the Ich you can see, but they are busy laying eggs. The eggs take 7 days to hatch and you'll want to eliminate the babies as well.  If using a medication, you also need to treat the tank for 7 - 14 days for the same reason.
  • Manikandan - 2014-07-21
    Most common disease is a red patch all over its body ,which will soon turn into hair like strings... i treated by gourami with Seachem Paragaurd , it works fantastic
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