Animal Stories - Redcap Oranda Goldfish

Animal-World Information about: Redcap Oranda Goldfish

This pretty little goldfish, the Redcap Oranda Goldfish is totally white except for its cherry red hood!
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Megan Vestby - 2005-08-29
i just got my Red cap Oranda and its one of my first fish. its actually my 4th and it seems to like to nibble on my other goldfish's tails i'm not really sure what to do, but i love how he looks and he'll eat anything so i'm happy

Carianne - 2005-05-11
I've had a red capped oranda for almost 8 months now. Her name is Livingston and she is gorgeous. I think she's about to lay eggs again because she's getting fatter every day. I personally have found her really easy to take care of - I'm currently in University and travel back and forth quite often and she always handles the trips quite well. I'd love to get more, but I'll need to get a bigger tank first!

Jube Jube - 2005-05-03
i have a really cute red cap oranda and his name is pokey. he is really gorgeous and has a really pretty tail, it humungous! well...gotta go, ciao bella

DeBorah - 2005-03-27
We have just purchased two beautiful red cap oranda and named them Jensen and Jason. We are a little nervous about looking after them properly as we are newcomers to keeping fish. However we are keeping our fingers crossed that they survive and grow into strapping lads.

Deborah and Mark

Suzette - 2005-03-26
I bought a Redcapped Oranda about a month ago and meticulously cleaned his tank and properly adjusted him to the new water temperature, but one morning I awoke to find my poor fish dead. He was absolutely beautiful and I was heartbroken to not be able to watch him grow.

Chelsea Ratterman - 2005-02-12
I just got a red-capped oranda today and I already love it. The last fish I had was a Betta.

Allison - 2004-12-16
I have a 30 gallon tank and and have had red capped orandas for almost a year now. Right now, I have 4 that are the size of a tennis ball and they are just delightful to watch. Those who share this fish hobby must get a red capped oranda to experience the serenity of the breed.

Russell - 2004-11-29

I picked up two red cap orandas. I am so excited to see the new arrival in my hexangonal tank in the living room. They are smooth and gracious fish. We sat for hours observing the newcomers.

Russell 29/11/04

angelica - 2004-08-14
i have two redcap orandas in a 40 gallon tank. I handfeed them with a mixture of live bloodworms, mashed peas, flakes, and tubiflex worms. they are so alert and lively, i love them to bits. one of my redcaps is 4 months old and the other is 9 months old with a well developed hood that most redcaps take 2 years to achieve. if you feed your fish an excellent varied diet that include lots of live food, then your fish will blossom and grow into magical creatures.

Angelica. cambridge .england

Susan - 2004-04-29
I just got 3 saturday and when i came from work today one of them had died. I am just heart broken. Who would think you could get so attached to a fish?