How big is a 2 year old Shubunkin?
Shubunkins reach adulthood by the age of two years, at which point they will have reached a maximum size of up to 18 inches in length. If kept in an aquarium, they may only grow up to 10 inches in length, depending upon the size of the aquarium and the number of other fish present.
How big do Shubunkins grow?
They can live up to 30 years and grow to over 12 inches. Conditions must be near perfect for this to happen; meaning lots of food and space. In an aquarium setting, your fish are likely to live for around 15 years if you keep their tank or pond conditions good.
How much does a Shubunkin grow in a year?
One woman on another forum claims that her shubbie grew to 9 inches in one year in a 55 gallon aquarium with other goldies, feeding only a couple times a day. That’s pretty incredible. The baby (< 1 inch) goldies I put in my pond last May now range from ~3 inches to ~6 inches.
Do Shubunkins get lonely?
yes, he will be lonely. Goldies and koi are schooling fish and only feel safe when they are with others of their own kind.
How big of a tank do I need for a Shubunkin?
The minimum tank size for any singletailed goldfish is 75 gallons (284 liters). This is the smallest tank size you can get that will allow the fish enough room to swim and grow at a normal rate. If you have multiple shubunkins, or find that their mobility is being limited in a 75g, a 120 gallon (454 liters) is perfect for a nice group of goldies.
How big does a full grown Shubunkin goldfish get?
So, what size will your Shubunkin goldfish reach? Shubunkin goldfish generally grow to between 12 and 18 inches long when fully grown. Fish kept in large outdoor ponds typically achieve a larger size than tank-kept Shubunkins.
What kind of colour does a shubunkin have?
The overlapping patches of red, white, blue, grey and black (along with dark speckles) normally extend to the finnage of Shubunkins. Blue is the most prized colour in Shubunkins. Calico originally denoted three coloured varieties of goldfish that did not include blue.
What kind of body does a London shubunkin have?
London Shubunkins are calico colored but they have much more rounded fins and a more slender body shape than the other types. The Bristol Shubunkin has a slender body like that of the Comet goldfish, but with shorter, rounder fins. Is My Shubunkin Male Or Female?