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Microlepis means small scales (micro: small, lepis: scales)
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(Other members of the genus Trichogaster)
ADULT SIZE: 14 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C
FOOD: Feed Trichogaster microlepis live and dried foods
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AQUARIUM CARE: Like all gouramis, the moonlight gourami is used to slow moving waters, often vegetation choked, where conditions are often dark, and its feelers become a necessity.
Tankmates should be calm, and occupy the lower levels.
BREEDING: This popular aquarium species is a typical bubble nest builder. Nests are built from bublles under leaves and surface vegetation. The fry are very small and require infusoria as a first food.