Trichpodus pectoralis common name snake skin gouramie. They can grow up to 12 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range of 6.0-8.5 and temperatures of 72-86 °F.

They are very peaceful but should be mixed with community fish, but not aggressive fish. They are fine in small groups and mix fine males and females together.

They enjoy a diet of pellets or granular foods, and flakes. But a treat of freeze dried, frozen or live foods is always good for them.