Do gouramis eat other fish?

Yes, gouramis eat other fish. Even though gouramis are mostly peaceful, they are still predatorial. They are known to go after smaller fish and eat them. Aside from small fish, gouramis may also eat other fish eggs, fry, and sick fish.

Try to avoid keeping gouramis with small fish that can fit in their mouths. Choose tank mates that have a similar size and temperament to gouramis, such as: