Find out whether your fish has a tongue Goldfish are interesting animals to own and observe, and learning more about their anatomy and natural behavior is one of the most enjoyable parts of goldfish keeping. Two of the most common questions asked by goldfish keepers are “do goldfish have tongues?” and “if so, how do goldfish tongues differ from […]
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 in the web and […]
Although goldfish and koi carp are sometimes kept together in the same pond, and are related, the two types of fish are actually very different species. Read on to find out more about the differences and similarities between koi carp and goldfish.
Here’s some surprising information for you! Did you know that goldfish can be trained to tell the difference between different pieces of classical music?! We’ve already debunked the three-second memory myth and explained that goldfish can hear sound. Well now, researchers have successfully trained a group of goldfish to tell their Bach from their Stravinsky! […]
Can goldfish hear sound? Many goldfish keepers wonder whether their fish can hear them speaking or tapping on the side of the tank. But how could goldfish hear sounds when they don’t have any ears?! Read on to find out whether goldfish hear and, if so, how they do it!
Have you looked at your goldfish recently and thought that it looked a different color? Have you compared old photos of your goldfish to now and noticed that your fish’s color used to be brighter? You may even have noticed your goldfish gradually turning white! Don’t worry, you’re not going crazy! It’s actually perfectly normal for […]
This is one of our favorite goldfish facts! Did you know that goldfish don’t have stomachs?!
MYTH: Goldfish memory spans are just three-seconds long FACT: Goldfish can remember things for months! Most goldfish keepers will have heard the “fact” that goldfish memory spans are just three seconds long – but is it true? The answer is a very definite no! Scientist have proven that goldfish memory spans are nowhere near as short […]
The answer to the question “do goldfish sleep?” is one of the most common things new goldfish keepers want to know about their fish. The answer is that goldfish do sleep, but not in the same way we do. Goldfish sleep is more like “resting”. At some point in the day your goldfish will become much […]
‘How long do goldfish live?’ is a great question with a very surprising answer! You see, there is a big difference between how long goldfish can live and how long most actually do live. In this article, we explore the topic of goldfish life span. We look at how long goldfish can live, how long […]