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Easy DIY Spawning Mops

Easy DIY Spawning Mops

When goldfish breed, the male fish drives the female into soft plants so that when the eggs are laid, they get stuck in the plants and they can develop safely.  Rather than using live plants all the time, many breeders simulate plants by making what are called spawning mops.  These are handy because they can…
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Goldfish Surgery to Improve Buoyancy Problem

Goldfish Surgery to Improve Buoyancy Problem

I came across an NPR story today while searching for goldfishinformation. It explains a surgical procedure done on a 4-year-old goldfish who had buoyancy issues.  He was a chronic “sinker”, meaning he had a hard time lifting himself off the bottom of the aquarium.  I have had a fish like this in the past, and…
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