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Hi, I'm new here and I am looking for some advice and I would love if someone can help me. I am afraid I have injured/ hurt/ damaged one of my goldfish. I have 2 goldfish and I was moving them out of their bowl in order to change their water. I picked her up (she's a fantail goldfish) when I picked her up she jumped out of my hand and landed on the table!! She was jumping around on the table for a max 10 seconds while I panicked and rushed to put her back into water. I'm terrified that I damaged her tail or some other bones around her tail area while I was lifting her off the table or hastily putting her back into water. When she was back in the water the top half of her fanned tail seemed to be slightly bent and moving slower than the bottom half (if that makes sense!) When she was back in the bowl both she and the other fish were kinda sitting around the bottom of the bowl. She was back swimming and feeding ok yesterday. I would still like to know if she could be hurt. I couldn't live with myself if she died because of me or if she is now swimming around in pain. Apologies for the long post and thank you for reading. If somebody could help me that would be great. It was two days ago and I'm now terrified I will wake up and she will be dead in the bowl.
I am buying some new goldfish and I want to get Pearlscales and Fantails. Are these good together and do Pearlscales have any special health requirements? Our past few batches of goldfish have died, and we would like these to last longer. What are some necessary items for all goldfish? Plus, am I supposed to post my questions like this?