Aquarium Polls


First Poll

What is your favorite brand of goldfish food?

TetraFin / Tetra
Nutrafin
Hikari
HBH
Laguna
Omega
Aquen
Wardley
Other Brand

Current Results



Second Poll

What is your favorite type of goldfish?

Pearlscale
Oranda
Lionhead
Ranchu
Fantail
Bubble Eye
Common
Comet
Black Moor
Ryukin
Other

Current Results




 
Lionchu Goldfish


LEMON-HEAD LIONCHU GOLDFISH
lemon head lionchu goldfish

Quick Statistics - Lionchu Goldfish
Temperament: Community
Family: Cyprinidae
Native To: Asia
Diet: Live food , pellets and flakes
Adult Size: up to 6"
Temperature: 65° - 78°F
Care Level: Medium
Scientific Name: Carassius auratus
Environment: Freshwater


The lionchu goldfish is sometimes referred to as lionhead ranchu. It is a fancy type of goldfish that has been developed from crossbreeding the ranchu and lionhead goldfish varieties.

Modern day lionchu goldfish is believed to have first been developed in Thailand. This variety of goldfish was officially recognized in 2006.


RED WHITE LIONCHU GOLDFISH
lionchu goldfish

LIONCHU GOLDFISH
lionchu goldfish

 


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There are 9 comments
Posted by Nutritioner – AZ
 

Lionchu or ranchu lionhead goldfish should have lots of greens in their diet. They love cooked spinach and green algae. In the long run, processed food tends to can cause problems; therefore, avoid feeding processed food.

Posted by aquabutton – GA
 

Water cycling tip: with Prime water conditioner
New water use 2 drops per gallon.
Add Another 1 drops per gallon everyday for 7 days until nitrogen cycle established.
Afterward cycle established add 1 drops per gallon every 3 days.

Or you can use TLC: Smart Start to cycle the water in just 24 hours with super heavy concentrated good bacteria.

Posted by cuteAsButton – WA
 

To restore the vitality of the fishy, it is suggested to feed them good quality food with vitamine and amino acids to boost immunity. Yes, they may be prone to internal bacteria problem - dropsy. Try medicated fish food with metronidazole or kanaplex. if they wont eat try fish metronidazole or kanaplex mixed in the water.

Posted by fishy – CA
 

that RED WHITE LIONCHU GOLDFISH is as cute as a button.

Posted by mim – alabama
 

I've never kept lionchu, lionhead,ranchu more than 5year.. aquarium water quality at top condition.

Posted by AquaTeleTubby – USA
 

World record life span of the goldfish is 43 years. If you provide the water quality and food they should live and prosper.

Posted by pupsy! – 44060
 

not neccisarly the moor can life 20 years or more and its a gold fish

Posted by ranchu aficionado
 

They are all goldfish and therefore having the same life span.

Posted by ^o^ – Malaysia
 

Among Lionchu, Ranchu & Lionhead, which one has the longest lifespan?