The Blood Red Dwarf Gourami, scientifically known as Trichogaster lalius, is a captivating and colorful freshwater fish that enhances any aquarium with its striking beauty. With its vivid red coloration and peaceful nature, the Blood Red Dwarf Gourami is a popular choice among aquarists who seek a visually appealing and easy-to-care-for fish. As a member of the Gourami family, they possess unique characteristics and behaviors that make them an excellent addition to community tanks.
Temperature: Maintain a tropical water temperature range of 24°C to 28°C for the well-being of the Blood Red Dwarf Gourami.
pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level between 6.0 and 7.5 to replicate their natural habitat.
Calm Waters: They prefer calm waters with minimal water flow.
Omnivorous Diet: Blood Red Dwarf Gouramis are omnivores and accept a wide variety of foods.
High-Quality Flakes and Pellets: Offer a balanced diet of high-quality flakes or pellets suitable for small tropical fish.
Supplementary Foods: Provide occasional treats like live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, or daphnia.
Peaceful Nature: Blood Red Dwarf Gouramis are peaceful and can be kept with other peaceful community fish species.
Group Size: Keep them in a small group of at least three individuals to encourage their natural social behavior and reduce stress.