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Look How Much We’ve Grown!

Look How Much We’ve Grown!

I’ve had Luca and Felix for 6 months now, and they’ve grown so much!  It’s been interesting to watch their changes over time.  At first Luca weighed more than Felix, but now Felix weighs more than Luca.  They’re still equal to one-another in length though.  I’ve also noticed recently how much their eyes have been…
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Goldfish External Anatomy

Goldfish External Anatomy

(click image for larger view) BodyFor fancy goldfish, the body shape is much shorter and deeper than the typical torpedo shape seen in most fish.PeduncleThe peduncle is the area of the fish that joins the body and the caudal fin together.  In Japanese ranchus especially, a thick peduncle when viewed from above is a very…
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Goldfish Internal Anatomy

Goldfish Internal Anatomy

(click image for larger view) Mouth Food is ingested through the mouth, but the mouth also takes in fresh water.  This water is continually pumped over the gills to extract oxygen from it, and then expelled through the operculua. Pharynx The pharynx is located at the very back of the mouth, and this is where…
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