Trichogaster chuna (Hamilton, 1822)
Honey gourami
Trichogaster chuna
photo by Mahalder, B.

 Family:  Osphronemidae (Gouramies), subfamily: Luciocephalinae
 Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
 Distribution:  Asia: India and Bangladesh.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits pools, ditches, inundated fields, ponds and beels (Ref. 1479). Occurs in rivers and lakes with vegetation (Ref. 41236). Aquarium keeping: minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.06.94
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.07.15

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