The Dwarf Gourami (Colisa lalia) is a tropical community fish. They usually grow to about 3 inches in length. Their diet consists of flakes, frozen foods, or frozen-dried foods. The ideal water temperature for them is about 72 to 82°F and their swimming level is the bottom. They can also be classified as semi-aggressive fish. Their experience level is beginner and they require at least 10 gallons of water. They are lightly planted and require aquarium salt.