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Colisa chuna
Honey gourami
Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822

Colisa chuna - Honey gourami - The honey gourami is a popular aquarium species
The honey gourami is a popular aquarium species
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(Other members of the genus Colisa)

ADULT SIZE: 5 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 22-28 C

FOOD: Feed Colisa chuna small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Bangladesh, India

AQUARIUM CARE: Like all members of the Gourami family, they require slow moving or still water, preferably in a tank with a lot of floating and planted vegetation

BREEDING: Bubble nest builder; slow moving (or still) water is essential

Have you bred Colisa chuna? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Colisa chuna breeding reports








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