Category: Gold Fish
Facts about Lionchu Goldfish. The Lionchu Goldfish is a cross breed between the Lionhead goldfish and the Ranchu goldfish. They were first recognized in 2006 as being legitimate fancy goldfish. Their type is Twin Tail. An adult grow to about 6 inches (15.2 cm) and they live up to between 7 and 10 years or more. Ideal water temperature that is kept between 65 and 78 degrees Thailand is the country of their Origin. The Lionchu of today has a dorsal fin. older version of the Lionchu goldfish did not have the dorsal fin.
The Lionchu goldfish is very social and a community fish. Lionchu goldfish are omnivorous, that means that they eat both live food and vegetative. Ranchu goldfish have a broad back, curving back, and tail placement that's what the Lionchu goldfish get from that Ranchu goldfish and the Lionhead goldfish gives it the large head growth. The number of Lionchus goldfish being entered in competition has increased exponentially.
The AGA and GFSA have not officially recognized the Lionchu as its own breed. The most common colors are yellow, orange, white-and-red, and other bi-colored Lionchu goldfish.
The Lionchu goldfish is not one of the fastest fish, so that it can get its fair portion of food, good tank mates with equal swimming skills are important. The Black Moor, Oranda, Fantail, or Ryukin goldfish would be tank mates. Do not mix with other fast goldfish.