The Oranda is one of the more popular fancy Goldfish, large specimens are very impressive with their large head growth or 'hood'. The size of the head growth increases with age: 4-6cm fish show barely any sign of a hood whereas in some adults (14cm+) the hood is so large it even starts to cover the fish's eyes! Can be kept either indoors or outdoors in a garden pond (but provide protection from predators if kept outdoors.) Red caps are one of the nicest Oranda, with the red cap a standout against the white body of this fish.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Beginner
  • Temperament : Peaceful
  • Max Size : 20-25cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 8-23 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 6.5-7.5
  • General Hardness : Soft - Moderate (50 - 100ppm)

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