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The Thicklip Gouramis are popular tropical freshwater fish. Their gentle nature, unique appearance, and hardiness makes them very attractive and a great first fish for the beginning keeper. Thicklip Gourami Orange is a selectively bred of aquarium fish. Shop Gouramis online delivered with confidence with our livestock guarantee.

Features of Thicklip Gourami:

  • The mature adult thicklip gourami has a splendid uniform orangish red or gold coloration
  • Gouramis have a unique labyrinth organ that they can swim to the surface to breathe air
  • It is also called Sunset Gourami or Sunset Thicklip Gourami
  • Grows to 10cm

Thicklip Gourami : Care, Diet and Tank Mates

The Best Aquarium Size:

The minimum tank size for thicklip gouramis orange is 55L. Increase the tank size whenever you add new fish and aquatic plants. Opt for an elongated tank shape. Also, the tank must have a lid to avoid them jump out of the tank.

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Thicklip Gourami Food:

Thicklip Gourami will accept all types of live, frozen, and pack food. Feed flakes, and pellets, as well as frozen and live foods such as bloodworms, mosquito larvae, brine shrimp, and daphnia.
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Tank Mate Compatibility:

Thicklip Gouramis are compatible with most similar-sized, peaceful species. Very active or aggressive fish can easily intimidate them and often out-compete them for food. Great tank mates include:


Thicklip Gourami Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filter and Pump

filtration system is necessary. Use a gentle filtration system, like a sponge filter. A power filter is not appropriate for a 30 to 110 liters gourami aquarium.

Aquatic Plants for Thicklip Gourami

Thicklip Gouramis like having plants to explore and play with, as well as floating plants that subdue intense lightingHowever, gouramis eat plants, so you should add resilient plants to the tank. 

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Decorations for Thicklip Gourami

You can add some Aquarium Ornaments such as: rocks, driftwood, and decor to provide enough hiding places and break up any strong water currents in your aquarium. 

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Aquarium Lights & Lighting

Ensure the lighting is subdued. Light is necessary for the photosynthesis required for the health and growth of all aquatic plants. LED lighting system could be a good choice. 

Aquarium Substrate

Use sand or a dark, fine gravel for the tank’s substrate. A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium. 

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Aquarium Set-up Service:

Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums. Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.