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Goldfish have been cultivated for thousands of years, developed into a wide range of colours and fin shapes. The Bonze Goldfish is a throwback to the colouration of the original wild-type Goldfish. Hardy and very easy to care for. Coburg Aquarium's Live Fish and Aquarium Products ship to your door.

Features of Shubunkin Goldfish:

  • Intense coloration and flowing fins
  • These fish come in Bronze coloration
  • They also have long-flowing fins that add to their appearance
  • Average Lifespan : 10 - 15 yrs


The Best Aquarium Size for Shubunkin Goldfish:

75L is the minimum size needed for shubunkin goldfish. Because these fish are such fast growers, the bigger the tank the better. After an Aquarium for your fish? Browse Aquarium Tank Selection here.

Tank Mate Compatibility:

Shunbunkin Goldfish are very peaceful community dwellers. They are very active and will steal food from other fish. This means that slow-moving or shy fish will not make the best tank mates. Tank mates for Goldfish include:

Coburg Aquarium, specialised in different species of live fish.

Goldfish Feeding :

Packed food like Hikari fancy goldfish pellets, Vitalis Goldfish Pellets, Fluval Bug Bites Goldfish Flakes can give Shubunkin 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 goldfish food for your choice.

Shubunkin 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 Shubunkin Goldfish

Plants are beneficial in helping to maintain good water quality and adding enrichment to a fish’s diet. Goldfish will eat several types of plants. If you do get plants, Annubus varieties are the best.

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Decorations for Shubunkin Goldfish

Ideal Ornaments for your Goldfish tank:

After more nice quality decorations? Check our Aquarium Ornaments.


Install a safe aquarium lighting system inside so that you can keep an eye on the fancy goldfish when cleaning their messy and feeding them.


Sand is the recommended substrate for Shubunkin 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.

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