The scientific name of Goldfish is Carassius auratus. This is a unique species of fish. Which shines like a golden color in the water and this is the reason why people keep it in the aquarium as a decoration. It can be easily recognized by looking at it in water because it is small and shiny.
Where did the Goldfish originate?
The history of goldfish is very old and it is believed that thousands of years ago goldfish originated from the country of China, in Jin Empire (266–420) this evidence is found.
What is the size of Goldfish?
If goldfish are kept in a small aquarium, their length varies from 2.5 cm to 5 cm and if they are kept in a large aquarium, then their size increases to 15 cm. A goldfish can be a maximum of 48 centimeters.
How much does a Goldfish weigh?
Goldfish are freshwater fish and are very small in size. Therefore, they should be eaten in small quantities very quickly.