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Shubunkin not growing

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Shubunkin not growing

Postby fishowner » Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:42 pm

Hello, I'm in need of some advice:

I have had my two Shubunkin for over 2 years now and recently began to worry about one of them. The largest fish has grown rapidly in the years we've had him however, the other one hasn't grown at all and has in fact remained the same size. I assumed this was just a personal quirk but now I realize it could be dangerous. I've read elsewhere that bad water conditions can stunt goldfish growth and such however, we have just upgraded our tank (60l)and do reqular water changes. (I realize there is more to looking after goldfish than just that of course)

Does anybody know what could have caused this?/ if there is a chance of him growing and anything we can do to help?

Thank you :bye:

Re: Shubunkin not growing

Postby malakye » Thu Apr 30, 2015 8:08 pm

I need to ask you some further questions before I can help you.
Firstly you said you have upgraded your tank to 60 litres but what size were you running before the upgrade, too small a tank can stunt a fish as well.
Secondly you say you do regular water changes but what percentage of the water are you changing and are you running a filter?
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