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Ping Pong Pearlscale Fancy Goldfish

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Ping Pong Pearlscale Fancy Goldfish

Common & Latin Name: Pearlscale Fancy Goldfish (Carassius Auratus)

Care level: Easy
Max Size: 20cm
Temp: 10-28°C
PH: 7-8
Approximate purchase size: 6-7cm
Diet: Omnivore
Compatibility: Fancy Goldfish Community

Pearlscales are a selectively bred variation of fancy goldfish. They have a very distinctive body shape with raised scales, loosely resembling a golf ball. The aquarium should be spacious and at least 1.5m long for one fully grown adult Pearlscale. Because these fish grow very fast, it is advised that they are housed in the largest possible aquarium from the outset, especially as they are messy fish and larger aquariums stay stable for longer. Efficient filtration is essential and it needs to be able to handle copious amounts of waste. Plants can be added to the aquarium, but will need to be replaced periodically as most goldfish enjoy eating and uprooting plants.

During the warmer months of the year, they can be kept outdoors into raised ponds, but appropriate protection must be added to prevent predators from being able to catch them. Goldfish are sociable fish and should be kept in groups with their own kind or any other fancy goldfish. Comets should be avoided as they are much faster and will outcompete the Pearlscales for food.

Feed high quality goldfish food and fresh or frozen insect larvae.

If you have any questions about keeping these fish, please contact us and a member of our team will be able to advise you.

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