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Pompom Goldfish: All about the pompom goldfish

The pompom goldfish is actually correctly named the “pompon”. However, due to its appearance, it is much more commonly known by the name pompom. The pompom goldfish is distinctive due to the two bubble-like growths than develop on the nose of the fish from the time that they are around 18 weeks ...

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Celestial eye goldfish: All about celestial goldfish

The celestial goldfish gets its name from the position of its eyes, which look up towards the sky. The celestial goldfish is regularly confused with the bubble eye goldfish, as both have eyes that point upwards. The celestial goldfish originates from Korea and usually grows to around 6” long. They have paired caudal ...

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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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