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New Calico Ranchu in QT!


KrystalPR

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Hi everyone!

I've been so busy lately (house renovations, mainly roofing problems) I've hardly been online lately... But I just wanted to share the little girl I got at my LFS today!!!

She's a Calico Ranchu - my biggest goldie, measuring about 3.5" long. Her name's Nemo because one of her pectoral fins is small, birth defect I guess... Still she's so cute!

Look at those chubby cheeks! This was on our way home...

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This is his little pec fin...

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And his normal pec fin

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What do you think of the new baby?

Thanks for looking! :)

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Thanks everyone! Sorry dnalex and stakos - he'll fit right in with my other finned babies once QT's over :rofl

But I would be willing to accept your ranchu as an Aussie tankmate for my calico... :rofl

You've no idea how hard it was to get a LFS interested into getting good size and unusual fancy goldfish! I actually did this by joining a local Aquarist club and met a few other goldfish lovers here who were having the same problems finding nice fish around - specially ranchus. So we got together and convinced a couple of LFS to order some, I got the first pick though lol :)

They sold out on the big ones in one week and will order some more soon... :) I have my Fingers crossed for a sakura ranchu!!! And maybe a 100gal tank so I can get a couple more lol If my husband doesn't kick me out of the house first that is :rofl

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