Having Problems With Moonlight Gourami.

  1. fishbob

    fishbob Member Member

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    I haven't read of anything about a moonlight gourami being aggressive to anything except other male gourami's so I don't know what to do with it. I can't move it to another tank since the only other tank that we have is a 15 gallon which is not suitable for an 9cm fish. Its in a 25 gallon at the moment with one angel fish (grow out for a 42 gallon that needs setting up). The gourami basically bullies anything that isn't a bottom dweller (my pleco's and pygmy cories) so my tank looks really bare. Is this territorial behaviour or simply aggression?
     


  2. Adam55

    Adam55 Well Known Member Member

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    That's unusual for a moonlight but you never know with gouramis. I think it's being territorial, which you can try to correct by rearranging the tank. Move everything around. It can curb territorial aggression.
     


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    fishbob Member Member

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    okay, thanks. I'll try getting more plants sometime soon. So every time he gets aggressive I just rearrange the décor.