Scientific Name: Helostoma temmincki
Common Name: Kissing Fish, Pink Kissing Gourami
Adult Size: 10 - 12 inches
Life Expectancy: 5 years
Habitat: South East Asia
Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallon
Ideal Tank Conditions:
- Temperature Range: 72°F - 82°F
- pH Range: 6 - 8
- Hardness Range: 5 - 20
Diet & Nutrition: Will take many types of foods, including flakes, pellets, freeze dried and especially live foods.
Breeding & Spawning: Do not build elaborate bubble nests, although the male may blow bubbles randomly at the surface. If floating plants or lettuce are placed on the surface before spawning, the eggs will adhere to them. The parent fish should be removed following spawning, as they may eat their own young.
Gender: Can not be determined by external features.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart