RED COMET GOLDFISH 5-6CM
£5.95 – £22.50
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Common & Latin Name: Red Comet Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
Care level: Easy
Max Size: 20cm
Purchase size: 5-6cm
If you require any advice on keeping these fish, please contact us and speak to member of the team.
What is Backorder?
Answer: Available on backorder means we do not have the item currently in stock but are able to order it in and get it out to you quickly.
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Answer: This is where we can deliver livestock to you ourselves to save it going to a courier. This means it will be handled with optimum care same day within the local area of our shop.
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If you live within a 10 mile radius of Birmingham University, and your order is £30 or over (not including postage), you qualify for the option to use our Delta Prime delivery service. This means delivery is at a discounted rate and is also hand delivered by ourselves. For livestock this means there’s no overnight shipping, and hand delivered with care by us. Once your order has been placed, we will contact you to arrange time for delivery. Depending on booking slots, orders placed before 12pm, can be delivered the same day or whenever suits you.
Delivery days & times
7 Days a Week: 3pm-7pm
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IS IT OK TO BUY COLD WATER FISH ONLINE?
Answer: Yes fish are absolutely fine to be shipped, fish stores have their fish shipped to them also so it doesn't make a difference whether buying online or at a store. Your fish will have been shipped at some point. We want our quality livestock to be delivered in the best condition. We use high-quality poly boxes and heat packs. We ensure the bags are filled with pure oxygen and double bagged. We also use a reliable 24-hour licensed courier.
WHAT ARE BEST COLD WATER FISH TO BUY FOR BEGINNERS?
Answer: Most Coldwater fish are great for beginners. Fancy Goldfish, Comet’s, Ranchu, Moors, Zebra Danio, White Cloud Mountain Minnow are just some of the Coldwater fish that would be suitable if you’re just starting out in the fishkeeping hobby.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KEEPING COLD WATER FISH?
Answer: If you are thinking of keeping cold water fish, you need to know about the following main things: Size of your aquarium Firstly decide how much space you have for your new fish tank. Always go as big as you can fit, the bigger the better with fish keeping. Deciding what to fish to keep This will depend on the size of your aquarium. Research how big a fish is and will grow to. If your aquarium is small then Danio’s, Mountain Minnows, and Hillstream Loach may be a better choice. If your aquarium is 50ltrs plus, then a couple of Fancy Goldfish would be an option, bearing in mind their adult size. Cycling your aquarium This is a very important part of keeping your cold water or Coldwater aquarium. Your filter is just a sponge and is no different than your washing-up sponge…until it’s “cycled” and loaded with beneficial bacteria. Maintaining your aquarium You should clean your tank on a weekly basis. A small 10-20% water change will help remove any build up of waste. Siphon your substrate and clean the glass, this will keep your tank nice and clean for your fish.
DO COLD WATER FISH NEED A HEATER?
Answer: Only shallow ponds may need a heater to stop them from freezing over in the winter. Indoor Coldwater fish are fine in just room temperature. So will not need an aquarium heater.
WHAT OTHER EQUIPMENT DO YOU ADVISE FOR KEEPING COLD WATER FISH?
Answer: The equipment you will need when it comes to caring for cold water fish include: A suitable fish tank Aquarium lighting Substrates and aquarium plants to help create a healthy ecosystem A filter system to keep your water clean and clear A thermometer to keep to check the temperature stable Aquarium test kits to check pH, ammonia, nitrite and nitrate levels Cleaning tools
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I FEED MY COLD WATER FISH?
Answer: In general, most Coldwater fish thrive on one or two feedings per day. You’ll need to adjust the quantity of food according to the size and quantity of fish in your tank. If your aquarium is new and you have just added your first fish, feed every other day and count the amount of food your are adding. A “pinch” is not accurate enough and may lead to overfeeding your fish.