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Some interesting colors this year. The mother is a common goldfish and the father a is a large orange and black/white Shubunkin.
They seem to love the Pleco food, it just dissolves into the water, perfect size for them.
At the moment they are host in a 60L aquarium tank in full sunlight in the garden with a air sponge filter. They seem to be thriving with the green water. I do barely any water changes as nitrate and ammonia are zero. Just top it up.
As i read before daily water changes are needed with fry. Not when mother nature is cleaning it for you :)
 
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There is some nice fish in there. Took me a minute to notice the snail, thanks for the video.
 
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Outstanding! I use sponge filters in all of my aquariums and they are absolutely fantastic. Way to go!
 
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There is some nice fish in there. Took me a minute to notice the snail, thanks for the video.
I literally had the tank out for 2 weeks and the tank was invaded with small snails. I actually brought a few in into my 110L tank, just so many. I actually like them :)
 
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This my favorite hybrid from last year, same parents. I think its my favorite cause it has white eyes. Never saw a goldfish with white eyes, anyone else? This is a old picture, she is huge now, bigger than her mother already!
 

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Outstanding! I use sponge filters in all of my aquariums and they are absolutely fantastic. Way to go!
Yep they're great little filters, super cheap to run. Although I tried used one with my canister filter, however I notice most of the junk was being collected at the bottom of the sponge filter, when usually the canister would suck everything up anyways. Thought it be a good idea for filtration and aeration, unless you want to spend extra maintenance work.
 
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Very nice! but... what are you going to do with all them when they grow? I'm guessing you have a plan if you have done this before:)
 
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I'm wondering how did you get the babies out of your pond or were they born in the aquarium?
First I separated the mother and father into a container. Laid the eggs on a piece of filter floss, after 1 hour I just dropped the floss into the aquarium.
 
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