Gourami is omnivorous fish. This means that they have a good appetite for both animal and plant food. It all comes from their natural environment, where they hunt for insects and aquatic plants or algae. They have an incredibly unique ability to devour tiny plankton that constantly dwells in the water. All in all, most likely, you won’t notice any problems with feeding your gourami. Check articles in this subcategory to learn more about what food gourami need and like.
As said previously, any gourami in a well-maintained aquarium will consume practically any food that is going to be thrown at them. But still, you have to remember that the popularity of gourami is all due to their unusual and beautiful colors. More contrast and deep hues can be achieved only when gourami fish is grown and developed, with a robust immune system. High-quality food specially made for gourami will increase their coloring and make them more agile. The fact that gouramis are omnivores should not be underestimated. Feed them with a whole buffet ranging from live to special dry food.
Another big plus of having gourami in your aquarium is that they will eat all the algae that can grow on glass or even other plants. Some intrusive parasites like hydras will also get eaten in an aquarium with gourami fish.