Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Giant Gourami

Facts and Information

giant gourami

The Giant Gourami is the largest member of the labyrinth family of fish and was initially imported from Sumatra, Myanmar, Java, the Malay peninsula, Thailand and the Mekong River basin in Indochina.  Juveniles have 8-10 vertical bars that fade as the fish matures, losing them altogether as adults.  Large males are often aggressive towards others in the aquarium, but with enough space to swim, these behaviors subside.

PH Levels - 6 to 8

Hardness Levels - 70 to 320 ppm

Temperature - 72 to 82°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 3

Size - Jumbo

Aggression Level - Level 3

Possible Tankmates - Gourami, Green Severin

glow fish tetras

yellow cichlid labidochromis caeruleus