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Photo Of The Week - Balloon Pearl Gourami (Trichogaster leeri)
By Aquatropic, August 4, 2017
Trichogaster leeri pearl ballon body

The Balloon Pearl Gourami will add a different twist to your collection of gourami. Their rotund body shape will grab the attention of anyone looking at your aquarium. They will provide an aesthetic diversity to an aquarium with peaceful tank mates thanks to their unusual appearance. Try housing these with other gourami, tetras or barbs…they make excellent companions. This a great fish for all hobbyists, especially beginner hobbyist thanks to their peaceful temperament, hardiness, and husbandry ease. To keep them in optimal health feed it a variety of meaty foods and algae-based flakes.