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Veiltail Goldfish: All about veiltails

Many different types of goldfish are mistakenly referred to as veiltails, as the distinctive tail of this fish has been reproduced in several goldfish varieties. However, the true veiltail is bred only for one specific tail, fin and body shape, and ideally, will have no fork in the tail. The caudal ...

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Common goldfish myths

Goldfish are some of the most widely studied and understood of all of the popular pet fish species, however, there are still a huge number of myths and misconceptions that cloud people’s understanding of them. For instance, do goldfish really only have a memory span of a few seconds? This is one ...

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Flake foods versus pellets

Goldfish food is one of the easiest types of fish food to find offered for sale, as even stores such as Walmart and small, local grocers usually stock a couple of brands. Goldfish food comes in various different guises, including flake food, pellets, bloodworm and brine shrimp. Many goldfish owners don’t give a ...

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Goldfish are smarter than you think! [Guest Post]

The goldfish is one of the most popular of all the fish kept as pets. They are a group of freshwater fish belonging to the Family Cyprinidae, Order Cypriniformes, and one of the earliest species of fish to be domesticated. The myth that goldfish have a very short attention span has been making the rounds ...

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Treats to feed your goldfish

As well as feeding your goldfish a balanced diet of good quality complete food, there are lots of different treats to offer as well! Feeding treats now and then helps to keep your goldfish's diet varied, and also keeps them interested in what is going on at feeding time. It is important ...

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