Tuesday, October 18, 2016

CARASSIUS AURATUS [GOLDFISH] [CYPRINIFORMES]

CARASSIUS-AURATUS-goldfish

General Specifications

Latin Name: Carassius Auratus
Geographic Origin: Asia.
Living Area: They can live in all kinds of habitat.
Nutrition Format: Both carnivores and herbivores.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Behavior to Their Type: Peaceful
Swimming Level: In general base and the middle
Gender Discrimination: In reproductive period occurs bubble-like structures in the gills of men.

Reproduction

They shed a large number of their eggs. Depending on water conditions, eggs were opened with a time varying within 4-6 day.

Living Medium

Temperature: For artificial selection type 18 ° C - 24 ° C / For the wild close type 4 ° C - 30 ° C 
Maximum Sizes: 35 cm.
Minimum Aquarium Capacity: For each fish 40 liters.
Water Hardness: 5-19 ° dH
pH: 6.0 - 8.0



General Comments: If you take care them good they can live average 25 years. Goldfishes do not have satiety feeling. Because of that if you feed them too much, they suffer from constipation. Size of the fishes which share the aquarium with goldfishes is important, their sizes must be large enough. To avoid swallow of these fishes by goldfishes. 

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