Goldfish may die from chemical, nitrite, nitrate or ammonia poisoning. Lack of oxygen and food are other possible causes. Too much feeding, which causes constipation, may also lead to the demise of goldfish.Know More
Like humans, goldfish may be infected with harmful bacteria, which can cause them to die. Shock from sudden change in water temperature or pH levels may also cause goldfish death.
Goldfish are expected to live for five to 12 years, according to GoldfishFacts.net. The website recommends feeding the goldfish fiber-rich foods and keeping it in a medium-sized or 5-gallon aquarium to make sure that the fish gets enough oxygen.Learn more about Fish
Minnows and Danios are some fish that can live in the same tank as Goldfish. However, it is best that no other fish are in the tank with them.Full Answer >
Goldfish don't normally shed their scales. They sometimes lose scales due to skin infections, rough handling, banging against hard objects or attacks from other fish.Full Answer >
Goldfish tend to attack each other when a food source is scarce. Increased competition for dwindling food sources leads to a fight for the food.Full Answer >
Goldfish eggs hatch within 48 to 72 hours, and the fish may live as long as 15 to 25 years. Within a week, the young start to resemble goldfish more closely, although they don't develop mature goldfish coloration until they are approximately a year old. Goldfish only reach sexual maturity if provided with the right water and nutrition; breeding is triggered by a sudden change in temperature.Full Answer >