Sarasa Goldfish 5-6"

Live FishSKU: SARASA_5-6

    Same day despatch when ordered before 2pm
    Usually arrives in 2-3 working days
    Orders over £50 sent by next working day courier

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Sale price£12.99

Description

Sarasa Comet Goldfish

The Sarasa Comet Goldfish is a single-tailed long-finned goldfish, with distinctive white and red colouration on its body. When small, the Sarassa comet is great for keeping in an indoor aquarium as a fancy fantail goldfish. However, like most comet goldfish, it has the potential to grow quite large and is ideal for outdoor garden ponds too. Sarassa goldfish are friendly and very active, and thrive in coldwater community aquaria.

The comet-tailed goldfish breed was developed in the United States from the common goldfish by Hugo Mulertt, a government worker, in the 1880s. The comet goldfish was first seen in the ponds of the U.S. Government Fish Commission in Washington, D.C. The word 'Sarasa' is actually of Japanese origin.

How big do Sarasa Comet Goldfish get?
Sarasa comet goldfish can grow to exceed 12 inches or 30cm as adults.

Can you keep Sarasa Goldfish with Koi?
Yes, you can quite happily keep Sarasa comet goldfish with Koi, as well as other coldwater species such as goldfish and sturgeon. You can also keep with fancy goldfish indoors, although they may out-compete slower swimming species for food.

Features
Approx. supplied size: 5-6" / 12-15cm
Maximum size: 12" / 30cm+
Origin: United States
Temperament: Peaceful
Lighting requirement: Low
Ideal number kept together: 1+

Water conditions
Our conditions: pH 7.5, temp 18°C
Ideal pH: 6.5–8.0
Water flow: low to moderate
Ideal temperature: 2-30°C

Ease of care
Easy. They tend to be jumpers, so if keeping indoors ensure the aquarium has a lid.

Compatibility
Sarasa goldfish are compatible with virtually all coldwater community fish. Take care not to house with very small fish once fully grown, as they tend to eat whatever fits in their mouth.

Diet
Omnivorous. Feed goldfish flake or pellets.

Breeding

Egg layers. Proflific spawners, will breed easily in an outdoor pond.

Life Span
Sarasa goldfish can live up to 15+ years in perfect conditions.

For more information on general fishkeeping and our shipping procedures click here.

In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

 SERVICE  SPEND  COST
 Packet/Courier items    
 Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
 Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day) *  £50 and up FREE
     
 Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

 Pallets Standard (3-5 days)

 - FREE

 Pallets Express (1-2 days)

 - £39.99

 

*EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
 Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

 Zone 1 (7-10 days)

 - £79.99
 Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
 Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
Pond Plants (direct from grower)
All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99

 

* Orders over £50 that are under 2kg may be sent by a Royal Mail Tracked 24 service.

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