How To Take Care Of Fantail Goldfish

Fantail is a goldfish with an egg-shaped body, a high dorsal fin, a tail fin four times as long, and no hump on the shoulder. It is similar to Ryukin and is relatively popular in Western countries. 
Fantail is a goldfish with an egg-shaped body, a high dorsal fin, a tail fin four times as long, and no hump on the shoulder. It is similar to Ryukin and is relatively popular in Western countries. 

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Orange fancy fantail goldfish.

Fantail is a goldfish with an egg-shaped body, a high dorsal fin, a tail fin four times as long, and no hump on the shoulder. It is similar to Ryukin and is relatively popular in Western countries. 

Description

Fantail goldfish can have metallic or pearly scales and normal or telescopic eyes. Telescopic eyes do not develop until 6 months of age. Its fins are less developed than Ryukin’s. It supports double anal and caudal fins. The anal and caudal fins are divided into two matching halves. Although generally considered hardy goldfish, Fantails can be sensitive to prolonged exposure to low water temperatures. Keeping Fantails in an aquarium requires an ideal temperature of 73 to 74 degrees F. 

Breeding

Good-quality Fantails are produced by rigorous fry selection. Fantails can be very easy to breed.