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Comet
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Comet
 
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The Comet variety has long pointed tails, there are also another variety similiar to the Comet but has a pointy tail and hangs downwards, they are known more as the veiltail. The Comet makes up most of the world goldfish sales and are usually sold as the common goldfish. The difference is the Comet has a slender body compare to those of a common Goldfish. They make perfect fish for beginners and are very hardy and easy to look after.

 

Common Name Comet
Scientific Name Carassius Auratus Var.
Size 30cm
Origin Found in China in ponds and slow-moving rivers.
Tank Setup Goldfish Setup
Temperature 4 - 20 degrees
Feeding Eats pretty much anything from dry foods like pellets, granules and flakes. They also thrive on frozen food and live food.
Gender The females have a more fuller body, while the males grow tubercles on their heads and ridges on their pectoral fins at spawning time.