Ryukin Goldfish; Care Guide, Lifespan, and More

Ryukin goldfish cartoon

Ryukin goldfish are a gorgeous Japanese variety of Fantail ornamental goldfish.  Both Ryukin and Fantail goldfish are suitable for beginners to the hobby. You can keep Ryukins in aquariums and outdoor fish ponds, provided the fish are given the correct care. However, like all goldfish species with rounded, egg-shaped bodies, these Fancy goldfish tend to … Read more

Ryukin Goldfish

Ryukin goldfish cartoon

The Ryukin goldfish is a Japanese strain of fan-tailed goldfish bred in the late 1700s. They have double finned tails with four tail lobes, they can be either long or short. The long ones are sought after more due to their appearance. The Ryukin is characterized by the large dorsal hump that starts near its … Read more

Lionchu Goldfish; Care Guide, Lifespan, and More

Lionchu Goldfish

The Lionchu is a very unusual goldfish breed that makes a great talking point when included in a Fancy goldfish collection. However, we don’t recommend these odd-looking fish for beginners. Lionchu goldfish are quite delicate creatures. The fish’s fleshy “wen” is prone to injury and infection, and the Lionchu’s poor swimming ability often leaves it … Read more