Found The Coolest Goldfish in Feeder tank

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by NYboy, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. NYboy

    NYboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    White plains
    Went to chain pet store for stress coat. Stopped to look at their goldfish. In the feeder tank was a small all white fish with red fins. I am hoping he stays the same colors when he grows up.
  2. ArkaFarmaMama

    ArkaFarmaMama Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 24, 2011
    That's so cool! Post picts!!
    We had one that had a red dot on one side and it stayed that way! Had it for 5 years!
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Does sound cool! Enjoy!! [​IMG]
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    Post pics! I get all my goldfish as feeder to see what they will grow up to look like.
  5. carolinagirl58

    carolinagirl58 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2011
    Lugoff, SC
    hopefully he will stay that way but in reality, he probably won't. A goldie's colors don't usually stabilize until they get much larger than feeder size. But you never know!
  6. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    NW Indiana
    I bet he stays the same.

    I have a "fancy" (paid $2.98) goldfish that has grown to be around 9" in the 3 years I've had him/her - markings are very distinctive - mostly white, splotched gold & black - and have not changed, just gotten larger.

    A friend gave me a minnow-sized feeder a year ago.
    He is now at least 6" long and his coloring did not change.
    He's all gold, but has white markings around his mouth.
  7. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Central Ohio
    In comets (feeders) the white markings are usually set, the black markings will fade away.
  8. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    Quote:^ This has been true for me [​IMG]
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    All my feeders in the outside pond started out silver. Turned orange and black as they grew; then as they grew large turned white, eventually all white.
    I've also had Shuybunkins in the pond, some of the crosses have kept some of the orange.


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