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What kind of goldfish stay small?

What kind of goldfish stay small?

Do Goldfish Stay Small?

Gold Fish Breed Size
The Twisty Tail Goldfish (Tosakin) < 6 inches
The Butterfly Goldfish Up to 8 inches
The Ryukin Up to 9 inches
Double tailed Goldfish 8-10 inches

Are there mini goldfish?

Wakin goldfish They have slightly stockier bodies than single tailed goldfish but are easy to recognize due to their small, double caudal fins. They are not kept much outside of Japan, although they do pop up in local aquarium stores every now and then and can usually be bought online.

How small can goldfish be?

When they are kept as pets in small fish tanks and aquariums, goldfish tend to stay about 1-2 inches long and never grow larger than 6 inches (15 centimeters), according to the DEC. However, in the wild, goldfish often reach 12 to 14 inches (30 to 35 cm) in length.

What is the cutest type of goldfish?


  • Comet.
  • Fantail.
  • LionHead.
  • Oranda.
  • Ryukin. These fish are hardy and a good choice for beginners.
  • Shubunkin. Known for their calico pattern, Shubunkins are very resilient and make a good first pet for new fish owners.
  • Telescope. Aptly named for their protruding eyes.
  • Veiltail. Gorgeous, delicate and can be rather rare.

What is the rarest goldfish?

Ranchus are considered the rarest and most desired goldfish variety which also makes them the most expensive, so the addition of an atypical coloring set this fish apart among his peers.

What is the biggest goldfish ever recorded?

According to Guinness World Records, the world’s longest goldfish was owned by Joris Gijsbers and measured 18.7 inches from snout to tail-fin end and was confirmed on March 24, 2003, in Hapert, The Netherlands. The video featured above shows a close encounter some kayakers had with a slightly larger aquatic animal.