The KISSING GOURAMI is a popular tropical fish that originated from Thailand. It was once bred as food fish. These tropical fish are known for their “kissing” behavior which scientists believe to be harmless challenges between two males. As you read on, you’ll find out more amazing facts about kissing gourami.


Interesting Kissing Gourami Description


  • The fish occurs in two natural colors; pink or flesh-colored. An artificially bred genetic mix is the green kissing gourami, also known as the ‘green kisser’. These breeds were once classified into one species but they have been reclassified into two. The green kisser (Helostoma temminckii) has dark borders on its dorsal and anal fins. The traditional breeds are classified under the Helostoma rudolfi species.

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