Find another word for goldfish. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for goldfish, like: koi, fish, carassius-auratus, shubunkins, gourami, catfish and piranha.
You can tell if your goldfish has a bacterial infection because the fin will look very ragged, while a fungal infection will cause the fin to rot away more evenly and there will be a white edge along the end of the fin.
Some years ago a child won four goldfish at a school fete.
By cleaning your aquarium water regularly, which for most aquariums is done by changing 15 percent of the water weekly, you can greatly reduce the chance of your goldfish from becoming stressed or sick.
The domestication of the goldfish by the Chinese dates back from the highest antiquity, and they were introduced into Japan at the beginning of the 16th century; but the date of their importation into Europe is still uncertain.
For descriptions of other Cyprinids than the carp, see Goldfish, Barbel, Gudgeon, Rudd, Roach, Chub, Dace, Minnow, Tench, Bream, Bleak, Bitterling, Mahseer.