Articles in Gourami
Species name: Colisa lalia
Common names: Dwarf Gourami
Family: Osphronemidae (Gourami)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Maximum length: 4.5″ in.
The Siamese fighting fish, also known as Betta fish, Betta splendens or Betta, is one of the most popular species of freshwater aquarium fish. In the wild, they are found in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam where they occur in standing waters of floodplains, canals, rice paddies and medium to large rivers.