Buy Shubunkin Goldfish – Bangalore Aquarium !!
The Shubunkin is a type of single-tailed goldfish, is originally from China and over the years has been distributed world-wide. They differs from the wild Carp in that it lacks the barbels on the mouth area, the markings at the base of the scales, and the size. Shubunkin Goldfish is a hardy fish, and has a mottled pattern of white, black, and orange.
The ideal setup for the Shubunkin is a pond of at least 180 gallons with a gravel substrate, rocks, and hearty plants. This fish will grow in proportion to the size of its surroundings. They like to eat the roots of plants and will dig to get to them, so provide large rocks around the base of the plants to protect them. To maintain proper water conditions, adequate filtration required.
Spawning may result in as many as 1,000 eggs and the fry emerge in about six days. Feed the fry small live foods, and their color will emerge in about eight months.
Feed the Shubunkin a quality pellet or flake food that does not exceed 30% protein.
Approximate Purchase Size: Medium: 2 1/2″ to 3 1/2″; Large: 5″ to 6″