How to breed goldfishes

How to breed goldfishes

Goldfishes or Carassius auratus are a part of family of cyprinid. These beauties loved by all aquarians came to us from China where got divorced 1500 years ago. But those goldfishes differed from today's which were removed by selectors in the 10-11th century. This look differs not only in beauty, but also unpretentiousness, amusing character, longevity. It is pleasant to contain and grow up goldfishes independently.

It is required to you

  • - 2 males and 1 female of a goldfish;
  • - aquarium from 30 to 100 liters;
  • - lighting system;
  • - filter;
  • - wine stopper;
  • - nylon wool;
  • - live forage.


1. First of all it is necessary to build a spawning area that to it caviar stuck. Take a stopper from wine, wind it not less than 30 times with green nylon wool, then miss other pieces of this wool 20 cm long under threads and carefully fasten everything with knot. Wash a design with warm water and place it in an aquarium, having slightly submerged the long ends of threads, let them swim under a water surface.

2. Fill with otstoyanny water a separate big aquarium, place the filter there and put two males and one female goldof small fishes. Provide long lighting that fishes thought that there is a summer, daily change 20% of water, you feed small fishes with a natural forage. They will throw caviar several days, monitor process. Then transplant goldfishes in the general aquarium, otherwise they can eat caviar and whitebaits.

3. From caviar 4-5 days later whitebaits will appear. At first they will eat contents of the remained zheltochny bags. Then, when small fishes will begin to come up from a spawning area, feed them with a special forage for whitebaits. It consists of microscopic seaweed and is on sale in pet-shops.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team