Originally Posted by Roxie98
Yeah I have shined a light on them, I have a light for my plants and when the gouramis come up to eat they are big enough to definitely tell which are which. At first it was the male kinda being aggressive towards both females (which is still odd I think) but then he found his little rock cave and now one of the females has become the bully to all the fish. It's weird the bullies will sit at the top of the aquarium, in the middle of the tank and like wait till they see any fish and chase them. I might have to take her out, but the other three I just got I think are all males but they are too young to 'really' tell. And I don't want four males and one female in my tank. (I get them shipped to me from that site actually)
Ugh. How "peaceful".
That isn't really peaceful terrible. Being it is that site maybe a different option.
Aquabid might be an option, or ebay for a highly regarded seller and maybe they would have some.
This is a shop locally to me. They ship as far as I know but they are out of stock right now. If you call and ask, they will usually order the fish for you. Also worth a try. You can tell them a Colorado Aquarium Society member recommended you call and check with them.
Often with a local breeder, you would be able to ask for females. So that route might be better and less expensive. I would try that first. and quarantine the new ones.
Also Wetspot but they do not seem to indicate any separate sexing and they are wild caught.
in the Gourami section
**oh, and I just saw this...
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