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The Shubunkin Goldfish have a wild calico patterning set on a blue background... a color which is quite rare in goldfish!
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Hey! I am doing a science fair project for school on if feeding among goldfish (particularly the Shubunkin) is a learned behavior. I can't wait to do my project and get my Shubunkin Goldfish!
I have two bristol shubunkin. I bought myself a small five gallon tank (on sale) for my birthday, and four little feeder goldfish to live in it. A year latter only one survived. Jean my blue shubunkin. His head is white so it looks like he is wearing a pair of jeans. Right away I noticed how little he would swim and how sad he appeared(for a fish). Off to the large fish store I go looking for a larger shubunkin for a friend. There I picked up fire, my orange coloured shubunkin. Three years later my two are now upgraded to a twenty-nine gallon and are mates to the ended. I love they way they swim around and play with each other. they are my cat's personal television.
Hello I just bought two goldfish!
One is a black moore, and the other one is a pearlscale.
They are only about an inch and 1/2.
I also have two older goldfish that I got in the summer.
They both are red capped orandas.Their names are chiech and chong
and their about 2 inches long. Nov 2005
I have Courtney Fish (ha ha caught 'ny fish?)and Joshcka Fish. They have been with me for 4 years. Don't know how long the little blighters live.
I just got 2 shubunkins today, I believe they are bristols. I have a little 30 gallon pond with lillies and other plants and 2 feeder goldfish i got for 12 cents each. Well I stuck the 2 in there this morning and within minutes the shubunkins were cruisin around with the other 2 prowling around in the pond. They all seem to get along very nicely. This afternoon I went back out to see them and 3 of them were chillin between the lilly stalks comin up from the pot. No nameds for them yet, hopefully they will inspire me this week and ill be able toname them. A+ Fishies!! Love em!
I just got a shubunkin about a week ago(I had the free fish of the month thing they offer at jack aquarium and pets). He immedialty bonded with the rest of my fish(1 comet, 2 fantails, and a pearlscale). within the first day of bringing him home he'd swim along with the whole group, especially my pearlscale, they are best buds now. I just moved him, my pearlscale, and one of my fantails inside(they live in a pond in the summer) and the rest of my fish will be joining them shortly once the ammonia level had dropped in my tank. =) FISH RULE!
I have an adorable Shubunkin named Hank (after Hank Williams Jr). Maybe this sounds crazy, but I think he has just as much personality (perhaps more!) than any dog or cat. He's so much fun to watch!
I think my little shubunkin i just got is so adorable, i named him Henry and he's orange with a little white patch underneath. He gets on so well with my other comet Austin. He does tend to go a bit nuts and swim around madly moving all the stones, it's so funny to watch. I will be sure to invest in getting more so the boys have girlies :P
Kym and Brendan
We have two shubunkins called Sub Zero and Momus.
They are very lively ( sometimes a little bit TOO lively)
Sub zero has already made an escape attempt but was rescued from the carpet.
As long as they stay in the tank..and don't try to run/swim away we are very happy with them
I have a Shubunkin name Donald Trout and he is so sweet. He will follow me around the pond and watch me for hours. He has so much personallity, it is like having a slimy puppy in the pond.