fancy goldfish

The ranchu (scientific name Carassius auratus) is a hooded variety of fancy goldfish developed in Japan.

Appearance change

Ranchu can reach between 6 and 8 inches(15 to 20 centimeters)with a pale-yellow bodies and bright red heads are rare. Ranchu have a more downturned tail,more-arched backs and have much shorter tails.

Living areas change

Ranchu do not grow naturally any more.

Food and water change

Raw bloodworm and Daphnia.

Threats change

Water pollution and climate change.

Reproduction change

The breeding season is from April through May, and females spawn their eggs after mating with males.

Relationship with humans change

Ranchu are bred by people and often kept as pets.