National Geographic : 1934 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE PRIZE BEAUTIES OF THE GOURAMIS CONCEAL THEIR CHARMS It is generally conceded that of the six species of this family suitable for small aquariums, the dwarf member, Colisa lala, is the most colorful. It is timid by nature and, unless kept with bolder fishes, is apt to hide in the plants most of the time. Life size. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd BEAUTY IS AS BEAUTY DOES The aquarium manners of the Rasbora heteromorpha are just as attractive as its striking colors. It is one of the most desirable of all tropical fishes. Hardy and active, although difficult to breed, it is perfectly gentle and is in large demand for the community tank. Life size.