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  Goldfish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Goldfish may grow to a maximum length of 23 inches (59 cm) and a maximum weight of 9.9 pounds (4.5 kg), although this is rare; most individual goldfish grow to under half this size.
Fancy goldfish are unlikely to survive for long in the wild as they are handicapped by their bright fin colors; however it is not beyond the bounds of possibility that such a fish, especially the more hardy varieties such as the Shubunkin, can survive long enough to breed with its wild cousins.
Goldfish Genetics - A resource on the genetics of the goldfish with a focus on the originator, crucian carp, and how their basic genetic package gave rise to the varieties of modern goldfish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goldfish   (3119 words)

  
 Goldfish
Goldfish are the most common household pet in the world and they are a great fish for beginners.
Goldfish are schooling fish and are really at their best in groups of three or more.
Goldfish have their own special type of food that can be purchased at the pet store.
www.fishedz.com /goldfish.htm   (191 words)

  
 Goldfish
Goldfish have a natural lifespan of up to 30 years, so you are NOT lucky to have one for a year or 2.
Goldfish are one of the few fish that, instead of looking at their environment, they interact with it, like little children.
Goldfish will eat plants voraciously, so if you want to keep live plants, make sure you have plants that will grow just as voraciously.
www.geocities.com /shtinkythefish/goldfish.htm   (955 words)

  
 Goldfish Lifespan Information (oldest living goldfish)
Feeder goldfish have been known to be purchased from petstores to begin the bacteria process for a newly setup tank; however, they survive and grow to be nice looking fish.
Goldfish can have lifespans up to 20+ years if they are fed a varied diet and housed in exceptional water conditions.
I read about the age of goldfish we have 2 that are 18 years of age and 15 that age from 5-16, in summer they are in 2 ponds outside and winter they are in a large container, we have enjoyed our goldfish for many years.
www.goldfishinfo.com /goldlife.htm   (13664 words)

  
 Goldfish Carassius auratus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Goldfish are similar in appearance to carp, but differ in two major respects: they lack barbels and a dark spot at the base of each scale.
Goldfish do not reach the large size attained by carp; about 16-18 inches is maximum.
Goldfish are currently widespread throughout much of New York in waters suitable to their survival.
fish.dnr.cornell.edu /nyfish/Cyprinidae/goldfish.html   (188 words)

  
 Goldfish
Bubble eye goldfish and Celestials (both with very delicate eyes) are best reserved for professional collectors, who keep them in one tank separate from the other fish (who seem to like going for their eyes.hmm.), and who clean their tanks with the greatest care.
So could warm temperatures goldfish are cold water fish and although it is not critical when it comes to Ph (7.0 to 7.2 or thereabouts) or temperature (60's and low 70's), they do need to be within what is a safe range for them.
Even after years of caring for my other goldfish, I took one look at Moustache and Bumblebee, swimming in a panic in their little plastic fish bag, and was in awe of their TINY size I felt a major responsibility of making sure they stayed alive.
www.bronxace.homestead.com /Goldfish~ns4.html   (12318 words)

  
 The Goldfish Sanctuary, Varieties
The Common Goldfish is most often a bright orange color, but can also be yellow, silver, brown, or a mix of these.
Note however, that keeping angelfish with goldfish is not recommended, despite the compatibility suggested by this photograph.
This fish is among the smaller goldfish, a full-size fish being close to 4 inches long.
www.petlibrary.com /goldfish/variety.htm   (758 words)

  
 goldfish
Goldfish were introduced to Japan and Europe in the 1600's and to the US in the late 1800's.
Goldfish are reported to have been introduced into England in 1691 and into France in the middle of the 18th century, when specimens were received as gifts by the Marquise de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV.
Goldfish are not tropical fish; therefore, they do not require a heater in the tank.
www.wetpetz.com /goldfish.htm   (1809 words)

  
 Robyn's Goldfish Page
Fact: Goldfish may survive in a bowl, sometimes even for years but certainly cannot reach their full potential in a container under 10 gallons.
Golden telescope-eyed goldfish - this photo sent to me by Jennie on 7/22/03 is of a fish that was purchased as a fl moor but changed color.
Wiki Goldfish Article - I was asked to edit this article written by someone else so I made some minor changes and a few major ones but tried to do as little as possible to make it valid enough.
www.fishpondinfo.com /gfish.htm   (2174 words)

  
 Goldfish
If you do have to keep your Goldfish in a small bowl for a while the main thing to be concerned about is the ammonia buildup and the oxygen running out.
Goldfish are real hogs and if you feed pelleted food first they wolf it down before it has a chance to soak up water and swell.
Goldfish are known for being high producers of waste, especially ammonia.
www.nunnie.com /goldfish.html   (2155 words)

  
 Glimmering Goldfish Facts from A-Z including photos and disease diagram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Because of this, goldfish are similar in their behavior, required care, and habits.
Goldfish are not tropical fish; therefore, they do not require tropical temperatures such as some fish with temperatures of 80F and higher.
Goldfish like to play and benefit from the exercise, so having two fish is better than one.
www.goldfishinfo.com   (499 words)

  
 Black Moor Goldfish, Carassius auratus
The Black Moor Goldfish is one of the few fancy goldfish, along with the Fantail, that are considered suitable for beginners and can be kept at temperatures close to freezing.
Goldfish are very social animals and thrive in a community.
Although is it impossible to sex Goldfish when they are young and not in breeding season, the male is usually smaller and more slender that the female.
animal-world.com /encyclo/fresh/goldfish/BlackMoor.php   (897 words)

  
 Goldfish
Goldfish was one of the first fish species to be kept in ponds by humans.
Goldfish is still a very popular fish in aquariums as well as in ponds and can today be obtained in a wide range of different variations.
Wen goldfish are goldfish equipped with a dorsal fin and a fancy tail.
www.aquaticcommunity.com /universal-id42.html   (667 words)

  
 Gold Fish
Sometimes colour varieties of goldfish are referred to as without scales.
The large scales on the goldfish may be pigmented or unpigmented; it is these unpigmented varieties, which give the "scaleless" appearance.
Color varieties of goldfish are caused by the varying amounts and arrangement of the pigment cells in the skin.
www.brooklands.co.nz /gold/gold.htm   (253 words)

  
 The Goldfish Sanctuary
A goldfish is inexpensive, yes, but its life is not a worthless one.
Goldfish Sanctuary HQ The Goldfish Sanctuary has over 12 chapters globally who work independently and collectively for the universal well-being of the goldfish.
We welcome all goldfish who can no longer be cared for by their owners.
www.petlibrary.com /goldfish/goldfish.html   (389 words)

  
 New York's Unusual Fish-- Part I
Goldfish can be quite colorful in appearance, but most are dull olive green (more effective when hiding from predators).
Goldfish are native to China and have been kept as pets for centuries.
New York State's goldfish populations are the result of illegally released pets or escapees from bait buckets.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/fish/fishspecs/unu1text.html   (2703 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Goldfish: Books: Brian Michael Bendis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Goldfish is the story of an enigmatic grifter with a heart of gold, who returns to his old haunts to find his old flame, Lauren, practically running the city's underbelly, and his oldest friend and ex-partner in crime, Izzy, now a police detective.
Goldfish is, at it's simplest level, a revenge story.
Goldfish is a fast-paced noir thriller with a theme, plot and characters worthy of any crime writer, and a revelation of what a graphic novel can do.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1582401950?v=glance   (1678 words)

  
 Goldfish
Goldfish come in a large variety of colors, that include greenish brown, orange, red, blue, fl, bronze, olive green, dark brown, reddish brown, light brown, calico, red and white, and white.
For starters, goldfish are freshwater fish, and no they will not grow as big as the ocean.
The shubunkin is a calico breed that comes in both the shape of the comet and common goldfish.
www.calgaryaquariumsociety.com /Articles/Goldfish_Part_1.html   (1968 words)

  
 Goldfish for Sale at AquariumFish.net, where Buying Fancy Gold Fish is Fun.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This fish is typical of the very high quality goldfish that we offer for sale.
Click here to read about the Three Groups of Goldfish, and why these three groups should not be mixed.
Orandas are in Group 2 of the Three Groups of Goldfish.
www.aquariumfish.net /catalog_pages/goldfish_and_koi/goldfish_table.htm   (727 words)

  
 Goldfish Paradise Society
The Goldfish Paradise Society is a global community of goldfish enthusiasts that share a common bond: our affection for goldfish and our desire to share our knowledge/experiences to further goldfish health and well-being.
Our aim is to provide goldfish enthusiasts with a wealth of information, advice, and experiences to ensure that they and their beloved pet(s) share many rewarding years, if not decades together.
For ponds where electricity is too far away, or is not available, or is too expensive, one needs a way to get reliable partial or complete turn over (circulation) of the water in the pond in order to distribute dissolved oxygen to various levels in the pond to maintain healthy fish d...
www.goldfishparadise.com   (319 words)

  
 Goldfish
Watch real close for signs that the Goldfish is hanging out up around the top of the water and gulping air.
My Goldfish are in an 50 gallon tank and couple of them...
Goldfish die so quick because of poor quality water than they do from any other thing.
plecostomaz.tripod.com /plecostomaz/id11.html   (4851 words)

  
 Goldfish : Main : Credit cards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As a new Goldfish cardholder, you’ll receive double Goldfish Points on all purchases for the first three months from the date your account is opened.
Goldfish is a trading name of Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited.
The Goldfish Credit Card is administered by Morgan Stanley Card Services Limited (Registered in England and Wales, No. 3722587), a Morgan Stanley Group Company.
www.goldfish.com /creditcards/default.html   (326 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Goldfish: Everything About Aquariums, Varieties, Care, Nutrition, Diseases, and Breeding (Complete Pet ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Original goldfish are yellow, but as this book of advice for aquarium hobbyists explains, selective breeding produces goldfish in several colors, as well as with a variety of exotic features.
Kingyo: The Artistry of Japanese Goldfish by Kanoko Okamoto
Examples of topics discussed are habitations for goldfish, aquarium equipment, aquarium plants, setup of the aquarium, varieties of goldfish, selecting goldfish, aquarium maintenance, feeding, diseases, senses, shape and structure, breeding, and pondkeeping.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0812090160?v=glance   (1138 words)

  
 Goldfish--Cape Town--beats and jazz--live dance music--Goldfish Live--3 weeks at No 1 on Hi 5@5 on 5fm
The idea of Goldfish came when Dave joked about Dom’s short term memory skills able to remember vast amounts of irrelevant data, but clueless to where his keys were.
Goldfish is on the cover of BPM mag this month!It's a free mag available at most hip places.
Goldfish really brings out the best in people - some rowdy fellows from out of town had a little disagreement (read: fistfight) at baraza on thursday during the performance.
www.goldfishlive.com   (1983 words)

  
 stock photos, Pictures, Goldfish, Carassius auratus, Photography: Actinopterygii, Animals Photographs, Fish
Goldfish are Omnivorous, meaning they feed on both plants and animals.
When Goldfish make it back to natural wild life surroundings they interestingly enough will revert to their original color and may grow to a size of 30 cms long.
Goldfish have been known to live for up to 25 years.
www.photovault.com /Link/Animals/Aquatic/Goldfish/AAGVolume01.html   (637 words)

  
 Goldfish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This fish is small but smart: Goldfish can create your individual websites in a few simple steps.
Goldfish creates all necessary code files for you.
You can download and test Goldfish for 30 days without obligation.
www.fishbeam.com /en/goldfish   (203 words)

  
 Goldfish Utopia - For all your Goldfish Needs
Goldfish Utopia does not accept liability for printing errors, pricing errors, incorrect spelling, incorrect manufacturer's specifications, changes to product specification, or grammatical inaccuracies in any product included on the Website.
While every effort is made by Goldfish Utopia staff to ensure that accurate information is provided, Goldfish Utopia cannot guarantee the accuracy of any content provided.
Goldfish Utopia does not assume liability for any losses incurred as a result of advice or information.
www.goldfishutopia.net   (262 words)

  
 Koko's goldfish world
We have plenty of information on how to get started and how to help your goldfish have a long, healthy life.
Goldfish have special needs compared to other fish, for example goldfish's needs range from 10 gals per fish per tank (as a rule of thumb) to having very good filtration.
There is a great way of meeting Goldfish lovers just like yourself on the Goldfish Message board.
www.kokosgoldfish.com   (258 words)

  
 Pepperidge Farm: Fun Snacks: Goldfish® Crackers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since Goldfish come in a variety of flavors and sizes, you're sure to find one that will satisfy your hunger.
Fun to eat and baked with real cheese, Baby Goldfish® are the perfect snack to eat by the handful.
New Goldfish Sandwich Snackers—the scrumptious mini sandwich crackers that combine all the fun of two crunchy Goldfish crackers stuffed with loads of delicious filling!
www.pepperidgefarm.com /fun_snacks_goldfish.asp   (279 words)

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