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FANTAIL

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FANTAIL

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 20-25 cm
Temperament: Peaceful.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 8-23 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.5-7.5
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

China

 

Reproduction

Breeds in Spring as water temperatures start to increase. Scatters adhesive eggs amongst plants, the adults will prey on the eggs and fry if they find them. First foods for the fry include freshwater plankton (in ponds), or fry foods such as Vinegar Eels and Fry powder food (if raising in tanks).

 

Feeding

Omnivorous. Eats all normal foods, including aquatic plants.

 

Additional Comments

The Fantail is a popular double-tailed Goldfish as it is very hardy and easy to care for. Ideal for both indoors and outdoors. Fantails are usually orange-red but have also been bred in a range of other colours including calico (multi-coloured), red and white, white.

 

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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.