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I did not stock my pond, and it was black when I got it. As I clean it up, I keep finding more and more kinds of fish. However I can't identify this one, any ideas? (The black and red one) any ideas are welcome.
 

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Looks like a young more naturally colored goldfish to me. Often they will change colors as they mature.
 
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Looks like a young more naturally colored goldfish to me. Often they will change colors as they mature.
Could be, but its big. Maybe 8 inches the fish below it is well over a foot long. However I've never seen any gold fish anywhere like the one in the pond. Thank you for the input.
 

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goldfish do sometimes never turn colors, if they have been breeding for a few generations a lot may go back into their more natural coloration.
 

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Agree, looks like a goldfish. They can change colors even as they get older. I have some similarly colored in my pond, with black on the back and gold colored on the belly/sides, sometimes the fish slowly changes to all gold over the years.
 
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Thank you guys. I have been wondering about him. It makes sense he does live in the middle of all the other goldfish and koi.
 
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I have a goldfish that is about 7 to 8 inches. He has been in the pond for 3 years and was black the entire time - up until last summer, when he started changing color. He is still kind of tortoise shell patterned black and orange. I'm guessing by summer, he will be fully orange.
 
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Idk but I have a few of the same koi-
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not goldfish.my pond is only stocked with koi..and I've raised mine from eggs.two were a darker color like that and I have a few that are more golden and one almost yellow..i think they are just muddy looking koi maybe from random breeding? I had a few turn out really pretty but quite a few like this as well..im pretty sure hes hard to see here but hes in the upper middle area of the picture.i got rid of most of my others
 

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