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

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

Butterfly Tail Goldfish; Care Guide, Lifespan, and More

Butterfly Tail goldfish are a beautiful variety of Fancy goldfish well-known for their wide-lobed, spreading tail that resembles butterfly’s wings when viewed from above. Although these goldfish can live in an outdoor pond, their delicate tails can make them vulnerable to damage and infection, so they are best suited to life in a well-maintained fish … Read more