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Pearlscale goldfish are a fascinating freshwater fish with quite a unique appearance. Because of this, there’s a long list of aquarists who are interested in owning them as pets. Coburg Aquarium's Live Fish and Aquarium Products shipped Australia Wide.


Features of Pearlscale Goldfish:

  • They have the iconic wen growth, which is bubbly and textured
  • A lot of variation with the Pearlscale goldfish
  • They have the iconic wen growth, which is bubbly and textured


The Best Aquarium Size for Pearlscale Goldfish:

A tank size of 75 - 100 Liters is good for your goldfish’s ongoing health. Tank size can vary greatly depending on how big or small the goldfish is. To add more tank mates and decorations, bump up the tank size is necessary.

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Tank Mate Compatibility:

Pearlscale goldfish make great additions to peaceful community tanks. You should avoid keeping them with any aggressive or semi-aggressive species. It’s also a good idea to steer clear of fast-swimmers. 

Tank mates for Goldfish include:

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Feeding :

Packed food like Hikari fancy goldfish pellets, Vitalis Goldfish Pellets, Fluval Bug Bites Goldfish Flakes can give Goldfish the variety omnivorous fish need. Live insects that sink to the bottom are also good, as are live or frozen goldfish food,  brine shrimp and Daphnia, or common water fleas. In Coburg Aquarium online, we stock a variety high quality godfish food for your choice.

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Pearlscale Goldfish Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

Goldfish produce a lot of waste. A strong filtration system is absolutely necessary. Make sure the filter matches with your tank size.

Here are some great ones to consider:

Plants for Pearlscale Goldfish

Pearlscales aren’t too picky when it comes to decorations. Choose cold-hardy varieties like Hornwort, Java moss, Anacharis, and Anubias.

Decorations for Pearlscale Goldfish

Ideal Ornaments for your Goldfish tank:

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Lighting is not an essential feature for any goldfish aquarium. If you use live plants in your tank, install a safe aquarium lighting system is necessary for the plants.


Sand or Medium-sized Gravel substrage is the recommended for Pearlscale Goldfish.

A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium. 

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Aquarium Set-up Service:

Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums for offices, hotels or restaurants. Coburg Aquarium, Australia's leading aquarium shop.

Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.