biggest goldfish

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biggest goldfish

Post by Arny » Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:13 pm

Check out the size of this beast
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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by DMD123 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:37 pm

http://deepseacreatures.org/amazing/big ... ver-caught

That thing is supposed to be like 30lbs (13.5 kg)!
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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by Bear » Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:10 pm

Wow!!! Just by looks I would have guessed 50+ lbs, this fish is larger than my 6 yr old and even my skinny boy who is 10 yrs old and only weighs about 70lbs. :shock:

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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by MikeB » Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:32 am

I know this is an old post but I was doing some research and saw this post. I know I've read that large goldfish aren't that rare http://www.goldfisho.com/biggest-goldfish/ but is 30lbs still the largest on record?

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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by CarpCharacin » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:40 pm

It isn't a goldfish, even though it looks similar to one. It is a carp (Cyprinus carpio) not a goldfish (Carassius auratus).

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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:03 am

I'm going to a Koi/GF show tomorrow. Who knew, in this small town! Might get a calico oranda or ranchu. :)
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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by CarpCharacin » Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:03 pm

I have a 40 gallon that has 1 ranchu and 2 lionheads.

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Re: biggest goldfish

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:00 pm

Pics?
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