how big do shubunkins grow to.

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how big do shubunkins grow to?

Poll ended at Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:02 pm

2-3 inch
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3-4inch
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4-5inch
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6-7 or bigger
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Total votes: 9

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how big do shubunkins grow to.

Postby fish keeper » Sun Jan 04, 2009 1:58 pm

how big do shubunkins grow to because i have one in my fish tank

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Postby helenfaulkner » Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:53 pm

Shubunkins are "common" goldfish, which means they are one of the single-tailed varieties best suited to living in ponds.

Kept in good conditions, most will grow to 12+ inches in their first 2-3 years.

They need a minimum tank size of 200 litres, or 80 litres per common goldfish (so 200 litres for one or two, 240 for 3, 320 for 4, etc). You can see why they are better suited to ponds....

What kind of tank is yours in with what tankmates?

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Postby jaywickrob » Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:12 pm

I have Shubunkin in my pond a little over a year old of over 8" in length
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