Animal Stories - Pearlscale Goldfish

Animal-World Information about: Pearlscale Goldfish

The rounded body of the Pearlscale Goldfish appears as if adorned with rows of luminescent pearls!
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Kathy - 2010-03-08
Hi, i just got over a Horriable disease in my 30 gal. It was a eating flesh looking disease. Anyway i'm over that and i started up my 10 gal hex to start over. I purchased a calico orlanda and a Calico Pearl goldfish. I was wondering if i should just feed food that sinks? Have any suggestions?

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  • Stephan - 2010-04-20
    Hi Kathy just feed them any ordinary goldfish food. But if an eye becomes opaque use a high vitamin food. Hope this helps.
wishes4fishes - 2008-12-14
I have two adorable little pearlscales, they are about 1 1/2 inches long including their tails. At first, I kept them in my large 260litre(UK) tank with my larger orandas, but they seemed to be struggling somehow. I moved them into a smaller tank (60 litres) and they seem much happier. I think perhaps the water pressure in the big tank was too much for them. Only thing is, it meant I had to go out and buy yet ANOTHER 60 litre tank to have on standby as a hospital tank, lol! Costly experience! Never mind, they are well worth the expense and at least I know if any of my fish get sick, they have a 'hospital' ready for them!

Danii - 2008-06-15
I got a Pearlscale Goldfish yesterday & named it Mr. Bubblebutt. I love it & think it's so cute! I'm feeding her flakes and I have dried bloodworms & shrimp pellets that I'll give her sometimes too. I love their personality. How they just wiggle in the fish bowl. I read on here that peas are good for them, so I'll give some to her once a week. I plan on taking good care of him & having him for a long time.

James - 2008-05-03
I just got two baby pearlscale goldfish yesterday. Both are solid bright orange. They are adorable. I love how they wobble around in the water. I plan on taking great care to keep them from developing bladder problems. I hear sinking food pellets are the way to go. As well as canned peas as a treat. I am so happy to see them swimming around. They are also very responsive to me when I get close to the tank. They love feeding time!

kathy - 2007-12-07
I got a Pearlscale Goldfish today! She's pretty. Orange and white. Her name is Pearla. She's so cute. She swims around. I love the Pearlscale Goldfish. I'm going to enjoy her.

kathy - 2007-11-26
I've had Pearlscale Goldfish before. I think they are neat. Right now I don't have one, but I would like to get another one soon.