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How To Breed Goldies The Easy Way!


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1) Keep you goldies in separate tanks or containers.

2) Keep the temperature low, 64*F for up to 1 week.

3) After the 1 week, take another tank or big container and set the temperature at 70-76*F(this triggers the goldfish to breed).

4) Keep the goldfish together and they will start mating.

5) The male goldfish will chase the female goldfish around the tank endlessly (sometimes even tearing and hurting her fins). The female goldfish will become very tried and will release her eggs, sometimes by the hundreds or thousands, all over the tank. Most of them will stick to the plants or spawning mop if you have or made one. The male goldfish will spray his milt over the eggs and the tank will get a cloudy appearance (DO NOT change the water!). After about 2 or 3 hours the courtship should stop.

6) Now that the eggs are fertilized you will now need to remove them from the tank. Goldfish will eat anything including there own eggs. You will need to place them in a separate tank or container.This tank or container should have no more that about 5 inches of water to avoid the goldfish being crushed by the weight of the water.

7) You will need to keep a good eye on the eggs because some of them could wind up with fungus and infect the rest of the eggs. Healthy eggs will look transparent in color. The non fertilized eggs will be white and will get fungus. You will need to remove the fungused eggs.

8) After 4-5 days you should see growth inside the goldfish egg, a small black dot in the middle. After or around the seventh day, they will start to come out of the egg and stick to the plants or spawning mop. You will be able to see the yolk sack that they will be feeding off of for the next 2-3 days.

9) Now after the yolk sack is gone they will be searching for food a lot.You will need to feed the fry very small particles of food such as frozen brine shrimp, micro worms, crushed hard boiled egg yolk, dried flake foods and even liquid foods. You will need to feed them 3 times a day (Morning, Noon, and Night), making sure that you only feed the fry enough food that they are able to eat it all or you will spoil the tank water.

10) When they start to grow, you might need more tanks or containers to separate them or find someone who wants them.

FINISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :thumbup2:

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