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  1. fancy goldfish and aquarium issues

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a few fancy goldfish, mass is orandas and 1 ryukin, 1 very small black moore and 1 fan tail and 1 telescope . I recently had to remove them all from my pond, relative put several crayfish in it and they strategically attacked the fancy goldfish, almost lost one. now all the orandas have...
  2. Possible Sick Fantail Goldfish - Please Help

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So yesterday I bought this fantail goldfish from a very reputable local shop, and yesterday she seemed fine. There were only four little goldfish in the tank, and all of them looked really healthy (as did all of the tanks and fish in the shop). Today I've noticed something is off about her...
  3. Growth stunt in Fancy goldfish?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have recently saved two fancy goldfish from a terrible fate in a plastic container , i was worried about nitrate shock when i introduced them, seen as the small container would not have been maintained properly. They are currently in a 200l tank , barebottom, with a couple rocks for decor(im...
  4. EMERGENCY! Fancy Goldfish got by cat.

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My fancy goldfish was sitting in a small bowl while I was cleaning his tank. My cat jumped onto the counter and got him. He was knocked out of the bowl but was still alive. I quickly scooped him up and placed him back into the bowl. I have another fish in the same 10 gallon filtered and heated...
  5. Pearlscale goldfish (New to coldwater fish)

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Sooooo.... I'm here to tell you about Klaus! My coworker is having some life changes and can no longer keep her 2 year old pearscale goldfish. She brought him into work and of course I was dying at how cute he is. She was telling me that she really wants him to go to a good home and that I...
  6. Fancy goldfish revisited

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have heard many conflicting things about raising a fancy goldfish. Some say only one in a 29g, no plants, no tank mates. Others say the opposite. I have an empty 29g--and a currently unused Aqueon Quiet Flow 55/75--in which I will have 2 ryukins (as of now, might decide different) and some...
  7. Blanched broccolli, yes or no?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I've read a lot into broccoli in a fishes diet and have found a lot of conflicting views. Some say it is an ideal snack for all fishes to nibble as well as nutritious. HOWEVER, I have also read that it can cause gassy-ness particularly in fancy goldfish. It also really stinks out my tank after...