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post #1 of 4 Old 07-03-2013, 03:44 PM Thread Starter
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Any other fish with goldfish?

Would i be able to put any other types of fish with ryukin goldfish? I would have 3 in a 60 gallon
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post #2 of 4 Old 07-03-2013, 04:52 PM
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I think Dojo Loaches would go well with them. They are peaceful & like the same temperature as goldfish.
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-03-2013, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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Will there be any problem that the goldfish would be too slow to get the food?
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post #4 of 4 Old 07-04-2013, 12:26 PM
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I would say the three ryukin goldfish will max out a 60g by themselves. They do attain 8-10 inches, some even larger. Our goldfish profile was written by an expert with these fish, Lupin:
Carassius auratus auratus

The dojo loach mentioned needs a group of 3 minimum, and they get large too, so not suitable from that standpoint. I'm not sure they are a good match with goldfish anyway, but here the sizes prohibit combining them regardless.

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