Giant Gourami

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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

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    Hello everyone.! This is Rohan here.
    I have just bought this big guy. I would like to know about him more.
    First of all, is it male or female.??????
    What do you feed.?

     
  2. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutch Fishlore Legend Member

    Do you own a zoo-aquarium?
     
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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

    Nope.!
     
  4. TexasDomer

    TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    What size tank do you have? They need a very large one.
     
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    Florian Pellet Well Known Member Member

    Looks like a female to me, seeing as the dorsal fin is rounded. But I'm definitely no expert. If you have the aquarium for this fish, I'd love to see it, it must be a huge aquarium!
     
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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

    The pic might be deceiving. Its around 35cms i guess.
     
  7. TexasDomer

    TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    What size tank do you have for them? They get huge.
     
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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

    Well i don't exactly remember the measurements but as of now or for few more years it will comfortably fit in the current one.
     
  9. Big Red

    Big Red Well Known Member Member

    Way to avoid the question. But I along with others will advise against getting another for the well being of the fish Until we know the size of your tank
     
  10. Gooch

    Gooch Valued Member Member

    How many gallons is the fish tank?

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    I mean, that can "fit" into a 5 gallon, but these things need a HUGE tank!

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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

    Lol. Why should i avoid. I got the measurements.
    (L,B,H) => 72″ x 18″ x 24″(183 x 46 x 61 cm) 514L
     
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    Florian Pellet Well Known Member Member

  13. TexasDomer

    TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    Your tank isn't large enough for one, let alone two. They can get up to 28", so you'll need a tank wider and taller than that, and much longer.
     
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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

    Wow. Ok . Thats not a problem at all. How much large should i get when this grows up.? So its female right.??
     
  15. TexasDomer

    TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    You'll need a large pond.
     
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    Rohan Abraham New Member Member

  17. Big Red

    Big Red Well Known Member Member

    72x24x24 seems to be the min for this fish as has been recorded up to 2.5 ft. Even then a 2.5 ft fish will have a hard time turning in a 24 d tank. But at least you tank bigger than I assumed. food wise theyre ominvores.

    Looks like a female.

    Yea its a problem.