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What type of Goldfish are these? #1
Hi I'm new to this site and to fish keeping really. I bought these two Goldfish from a Pets at Home store last May. They were sold as Oranda's, but as yet they haven't developed a cap.. Am I right in thinking they should have by now if they are infact Oranda's? Could someone please tell me what they are if they're not..
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #2
I gather you are trying to upload a photo because this would help
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #3
Yeah I can't seem to figure it out lol.. How do you do it? x
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #4
Just uploaded one into photo gallery..
http://www.fishkeeping.co.uk/modules/ ... /photo.php?lid=5258&cid=4

Has this worked? x
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #5
yes that worked he has the markings of a redcap oranda but no wen/hood yet how long have you had them as it may grow although looks rather smooth

here is one I had some years back when first bought

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then later as he grew
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #6
I've had him since last May so about 10 months.. I read somewhere that the hood tends to start growing when they are 4 months old, but have no idea how true that is. Its completely smooth and is showing no sign of appearing. My other Goldfish was bought at the same time but he's black, orange and white and his head is completely smooth too x
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #7
Since may if they were Orandas their hoods would have grown by now so I wouldn't hold out for them too after all this time, he is still cute though
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #8
Do you have any idea what he could be? He's so lovely and comes over to greet me when I go near the tank. I'd love to know what he is x
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #9
A would say he is a lovely little fantail do you have a photo of your other one
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Re: What type of Goldfish are these? #10
This is him when we very first got him, he's the same size as ''Hat'' now. Don't often get pictures of him, he's not as forward as Hat is, he lurks around on his own hence the name jaws lol x
http://www.fishkeeping.co.uk/modules/myalbum0/photo.php?lid=5259