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  • Mondscheinfadenfisch

    Moonlight gourami

    Trichopodus microlepis

    Closest relatives Perch family, labyrinth fish
    Habitat Plant-rich tributaries, ponds and swamps
    Behaviour territorial, defend their territory
    Diet Plankton, insects, small crabs, snails and worms
    Body length up to 13 cm
    Spawn Males build a nest of plant material and foam bubbles at the water surface in the middle of the hunting area. The female lays the eggs under the nest, then the eggs ascend into the nest and are covered with mucus by the male.
    Use Food fish, fishkeeping
    Current status stable

    geographic range

    Verbreitungskarte Mondscheinfadenfisch

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList