I Know It’s A Fancy! But What Kind?

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I bought this fish out of an assorted group of fancy goldfish at my LFS can anybody tell me if he is a fantail or a Ryukin?
 

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totally not a goldfish expert here but I believe Ryukin are rounder no?
 
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Guanchy said:
totally not a goldfish expert here but I believe Ryukin are rounder no?

That’s what I thought too and they have more of a hump on the top... but I wasn’t sure if it’s something they grow into... and also on my receipt the called it a Ryukin but their tank was labeled assorted...
 

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FancyGoldfishMom2019 said:
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I bought this fish out of an assorted group of fancy goldfish at my LFS can anybody tell me if he is a fantail or a Ryukin?
Hello Fancy...

Very pretty fish. Looks like my Veiltails.

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Pretty certain it's a Fantail and not a Ryukin. FYI for next time, a proper side pic, one that's level with the fish, not taken above it or below, helps a lot better on IDing.
 

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looks like a fantail.

need a side view. juvenile Ryukins have a small hump.
 

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At most, he may just be a ryukin cull - due to late development of the hump or just simply will not grow one - but he looks like a fantail to me.
 

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anybody else think the markings near the head look like they have potential to turn into a wen? or am I wrong?
pretty safe to assume he's a fantail. Come back to us if he gets a super high back lol
 

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