Why Does a Goldfish Turn White?

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The gold fish is likely to turn white when there is a change in environment, a change in water type and temperature as well as the amount of light. Introduction of new fish into the aquarium or old age may also be other causes. It is, however, a normal occurrence.
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If your fish has turned white as opposed to become covered in white fungussy stuff, you can assume that is simply the fish developing its adult colouring. Goldfish start off grey/
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