The Shubunkin is one of the more popular Goldfish varieties, ideal for unheated tanks and also for outdoor garden ponds. It is hardy and easy to care for. The colouration of each fish can vary significantly, some fish are predominantly blue, some mostly red, etc. Shubunkins first appeared in Japan at the end to the nineteenth century. Coburg Aquarium's Live Fish and Aquarium Products shipped Australia Wide.
75L is the minimum size needed for shubunkin goldfish. Because these fish are such fast growers, the bigger the tank the better.
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Shubunkin 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 Shubunkin Goldfish include:
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Packed food like Hikari fancy goldfish pellets, Vitalis Goldfish Pellets, Fluval Bug Bites Goldfish Flakes can give Nymph 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.
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 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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Ideal Ornaments for your Goldfish tank:
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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.
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.
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