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Red Oranda (Large)

SKU 0050661
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The Red Oranda, a captivating variety of goldfish, is renowned for its distinctive appearance characterized by its bright red coloration and a prominent raspberry-like growth on its head called a wen. This captivating feature lends the fish an endearing charm and makes it a popular choice among aquarium enthusiasts. With its vibrant hues and graceful movements, the Red Oranda adds a touch of elegance to any aquarium setting. Originating from China, these fish have been selectively bred over generations to achieve their striking coloration and unique physical traits.

Origin: The Red Oranda originates from China, where it has been selectively bred for its striking appearance and unique physical traits.

Temperature: The ideal temperature for Red Oranda is typically between 18°C to 22°C (64°F to 72°F).

Water Quality: Red Orandas prefer a slightly alkaline environment with a pH range between 7.0 to 8.0 and moderate water hardness.

Aquarium Size: A minimum tank size of 75 liters (20 gallons) is recommended for keeping Red Orandas. They require ample space to swim and explore, along with efficient filtration to maintain water quality.

Feeding: Red Orandas are omnivores and have a hearty appetite. They thrive on a varied diet consisting of high-quality flakes, pellets, vegetables like peas or lettuce, and occasional treats such as bloodworms or brine shrimp. It's essential to avoid overfeeding to prevent digestive issues and maintain water quality.

Lifespan: When provided with proper care and a suitable environment, Red Orandas can live for up to 10 to 15 years or even longer in some cases. Good water quality, appropriate nutrition, and a stress-free environment are key factors in ensuring their longevity.

Behavior and Personality: Red Orandas are generally peaceful and sociable fish, making them suitable for community aquariums. They exhibit curious and playful behavior, often interacting with tank mates and exploring their surroundings. Additionally, their distinct personalities can shine through as they establish territories and engage in playful antics, making them a delightful addition to any aquarium.

Please note: We don't ship live animals. You can order online and choose click and collect, and we will hold it for you.

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