Anabantids are a specialized fish that have a breathing organ called the labyrinth (this is an air-filled breathing cavity). This organ allows these fish to stay in low oxygenated waters since they can breathe air from the surface of the water.

Gold gourami male

Fish I currently keep:

Betta occellata
Betta splendens (Siamese Fighting Fish)

Formerly kept:

Trichopsis vittata (Croaking gourami) Betta pugnax (Penang Mouthbrooder)
Colisa sota (honey gourami) Macropodus opercularis (Paradisefish)
Trichopsis pumila (Dwarf Croaking Gourami) Trichogaster leerii (Pearl Gourami)
Trichogaster trichopterus Dario dario


Last updated Oct. 25/12