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09-25-2012, 12:56 PM #1Junior Member Guppy
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Dwarf Gourami antena
I'm not sure what they are called. the things that hang down on the front bottom of the fish. anyway. my gourami's look like they have shortened. is something wrong? othewise he looks pretty happy.
09-25-2012, 02:16 PM #2
A gouramis 'feelers' are very often a tasty snack for other fish to nip. What tankmates does your gourami have?My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
09-27-2012, 05:56 PM #3
+1 to that.
I'm fairly certain they need those feelers.
that'd be like taking whiskers off a cat.
09-27-2012, 06:04 PM #4
A gourami's "feelers" are actually just modified pelvic fins. They can survive without them but they do serve a purpose.
09-27-2012, 09:35 PM #5
Learn something new every day.
09-27-2012, 09:38 PM #6
That's my favv part about my gourami. Anytime something new is added to the tank, esp fish, he follows it around and sticks out his feeler. I find it quite comical. I hear him in my head saying, "Muuust tooouuch". Lol. Yes, I have the voices. :)130g: 4 Angelfish, 2 Roseline Sharks, 12 Conga Tetras, 5 Kuhli Loaches, 1 Otocinslus, 1 Corydora