The Orange Fancy-tailed Oranda Goldfish
The Oranda Goldfish is a popular fish in the aquarium trade. They are excellent pond fish because they reach a length of 9 to 18 inches (23 to 46 cm) at adulthood.
- These fishes are well adapted for different tank communities and other ornamental fish types. They are quite energetic and active.
|Lifespan:||15 years on average|
|Size:||Up to 9 inches (23cm)|
|Minimum Tank Size:||30 Gallons|
|Tank Set-Up:||Freshwater, with some Plants|
|Compatibility:||Peaceful community fish|
In order to keep your Goldfish healthy, make sure you have a tank with plenty of room for them to move and search for food. There should be low to moderate water movement and a good amount of light. Keep the water itself as stable as possible to avoid stressing your fish; however, Goldfish are hardy and will tolerate change better than other fish.
- Temperature: 65-72°F
- pH: 6.0-8.0
- Hardness 5 – 19 dGH
- For substrate, most will work for these fish. Medium size gravel is best as it allows them to sift through the gravel and find bits of leftover food and other materials.
- Having a good filtration system is important as these fish are incredibly messy. Frequent water changes are also important to the water clean and the fish healthy.
- If you wish to introduce more fish, kindly add goldfish or koi to your tank. These fishes all have the same attitude and temperament. They also have the same general colors with lots of variation which makes them look great together.