The Oranda Goldfish is one of the most popular goldfish in the world. It is favored for its hood a fleshy growth on the top of its head called the wen. The wen starts to show at about 3 - 4 months but only really begins to form at about 1 - 2 years. The hood is fully developed when the fish gets to be about 2 - 2.5 years old.
This beautiful goldfish has a large round shape, sparkling scales and a long flowing split tail fin.
All of their fins are paired except the dorsal fin, and the tail fin is usually split.
The Oranda Goldfish is available in a wide variety of colors, including red, black, calico, chocolate, red / white combinations.
Another Oranda which is a popular variety is the Red cap Oranda this fish is totally white except for a cherry red hood which looks just like a cap.
Oranda 40,000 KHR
Common Name Oranda Scientific Name Carassius auratus Origin China Max Size 12cm Community Safe Yes pH Range
6.5 - 7.5
Diet Type Omnivore Min Tank Size Small - Medium Temperature Range 18 - 27°C Care Level Easy