What Kind Of Fish Is This?

  1. Jackson Rusch Initiate Member

    Hi we got this fish over a year ago from a carnival and are wondering what type of fish it is. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. IceFyre1414 Well Known Member Member

    Welcome to Fishlore!:)
    Looks like a common goldfish.

  3. scohen Member Member

    A common goldfish, most likely.
  4. Jackson Rusch Initiate Member

    is living with other fresh water fish in an aquarium so could it be a goldfish? We thought goldfish couldn’t live with other fish.

    When we first got the fish, it was much smaller and greenish gold. As he grew he got a black stripe on its back and once it grew to the size it is now, it lost the stripe. Thank you for the welcome as well.

  5. IceFyre1414 Well Known Member Member

    It's definitely a goldfish as far as I can tell. Common goldfish aren't usually reccomended to be kept with other fish due to their huge eventual size (over a foot long) and their ideal water temperature which is lower than most other fish. They're really more of a pond fish for these reasons, though they can be kept indoors if the aquarium is big enough.