Learning About Goldfish Behavior – Why We Love Them

Golfish and their Behavior

If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re one of the many people who love goldfish and interested in learning more about goldfish. You are in good company because goldfish make excellent pets. With so many varieties it’s especially important to understand goldfish behavior. Goldfish are the most popular domesticated aquatic life in the world. There are over 125 varieties of goldfish. More varieties than any other fish species! Keeping goldfish is also one of the most popular forms of pet ownership … Read more

Facts About Goldfish – What You Need To Know About This Opportunistic Feeder!

Carp Goldfish

Goldfish are domesticated members of the carp family. Their scientific name is Carassius auratus. They are native to China and were first domesticated during the Tang Dynasty from 618 to 907. Initially, they were raised and maintained for food in freshwater ponds. However, during the Song Dynasty from 960 to 1279, the Chinese also placed them in containers for ornamental display. These may very well have been the first aquaria. Goldfish FAQs (Carp) Most carp are dull colors like tan, brown, … Read more

It’s Time For Goldfish Education!

Goldfish Aquariums - Goldfish Care

Goldfish are extremely pretty and pets that are relatively easy to take care of. They are perfect “first pets” for small children yet they are also beloved by many adults all over the world. An introduction to caring for goldfish They live in fresh water and can survive perfectly well in room temperature water, meaning that heaters are not necessary. Keeping a goldfish aquarium can be quite easy.  It just needs to be cleaned about once a week and as … Read more