Common Goldfish

Goldfish

The Common Goldfish is the closest in the goldfish family to the carp. They have long sleek bodies and so are fast swimmers. When young they are a bluish color and then turn to a metallic orange with age.

Their tail is a single forked type and has well porportioned fins. The larger the aquarium or pond the larger this fish will grow.

Life Expectancy: 5-10 years

Ave Length: Pond 12-14 inches, Aquarium 6-9 inches.

Very Hardy: Can withstand temperatures from 40-80 degrees F.

Along with the Shubunkin Goldfish are ideal candidates for outdoor ponds as they can withstand large temperature changes.

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