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Is this a three spot Gourami? #1
Is this a three spot Gourami?
I am really not trusting the shop, please can you give me the full name for this fish.

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Re: Is this a three spot Gourami? #2
Looks like a Gold Gourami to me.
Trichogaster trichopterus
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Re: Is this a three spot Gourami? #3
Looks more like a very pale Golden Gourami Trichogaster trichopterus.

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Re: Is this a three spot Gourami? #4
Thanks Draw01 and Goldnugget.
What can I give to this fish to bring back its colour please?
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Re: Is this a three spot Gourami? #5
Suitable water chemistry, suitable environment (tank size, fellow inhabitants etc), good diet variety and foods high in caratenoids (formulated colour enhancing high quality foods, and fresh veg like broccoli and carrots etc).
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Re: Is this a three spot Gourami? #6
Thanks Goldnugget.
I will try different foods. I wish I knew about this site before I got my fish.
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Re: Is this a three spot Gourami? #7
Here we go a 3 spot gourami or Trichogaster trichopterus .

http://www.aquahobby.com/gallery/e_tricho.php