Lionhead Ranchu

Lionhead Ranchu

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Lionhead Ranchu

Lionhead Ranchu –

The Lionhead Goldfish is an egg-shaped variety of goldfish.

Unlike the Common Goldfish and the Shubunkins, which have a long, slender body. The Lionhead is also one of the more rounded or egg-shaped fancy goldfish

The amount of head growth differs for each individual fish. For some, the broadhead, except for its eyes, mouth and nostrils, can become completely covered with the fleshy growth. This can sometimes even impede its vision.

Other Lionhead Goldfish will develop hardly any head growth at all.

Size of fish – inches: 5.0 inches (12.70 cm) – Lionhead Goldfish will generally reach about 5 inches (13 cm), but have been reported to reach 10″ (25 cm) in an exceedingly well-maintained tank or pond.

Lifespan: 15 years – The average goldfish lifespan is 10 – 15 years, but they have been known to live 20 years or more when well maintained.

Diet Type: Omnivore, eats either Flake food or Pellets

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