Goldfish For Sale
Please Note: Fish are available for Pick up in-store only.
Goldfish for sale in Sydney. Kellyville Pets is Sydney's largest Fish Store. In our amazing Aquarium Department we have thousands of different tropical, coldwater and marine fish for sale with new shipments coming in every week from the best fish suppliers in Australia. Our range of fish includes Angelfish, Platies, Catfish, Barbs, Tetras, Sharks, Swords, Guppies and many more.
Looking for a certain type of fish? We will have it or we can probably get it for you. We are known for our quality fish and we have Discus for sale and on display. If you are looking for the largest selection of aquarium fish available, come in and see our extensive range of fish available to buy. With the largest range of live Aquarium fish and plants for sale in Sydney you can create the perfect underwater community.
Want to buy fish online? Currently all our fish are not available for ordering online but please come and visit the largest Fish store in Sydney, and one of our friendly Aquarium Staff would love to help you with tips and advice.
Goldfish Scientific Name: Cyprinidae
Goldfish Common Name: GoldFish
Goldfish Size: up to 25cm
Goldfish Diet: Omnivore
Goldfish Water Type: Fresh
Goldfish Optimum pH Level: 6.5 - 7.2
Goldfish Life Span: 30 years
The goldfish is a freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae of order Cypriniformes. It was one of the earliest fish to be domesticated, and is one of the most commonly kept aquarium fish.
Goldfish as Pets:
Goldfish have strong associative learning abilities, as well as social learning skills. In addition, their visual acuity allows them to distinguish between individual humans. Owners may notice that fish react favorably to them (swimming to the front of the glass, swimming rapidly around the tank, and going to the surface mouthing for food) while hiding when other people approach the tank. Over time, goldfish learn to associate their owners and other humans with food, often "begging" for food whenever their owners approach.
Goldfish are gregarious, displaying schooling behavior, as well as displaying the same types of feeding behaviors. Goldfish may display similar behaviors when responding to their reflections in a mirror.
Goldfish have a memory-span of at least three months and can distinguish between different shapes, colors and sounds. By using positive reinforcement, goldfish can be trained to recognize and to react to light signals of different colors or to perform tricks. Fish respond to certain colors most evidently in relation to feeding. Fish learn to anticipate feedings provided they occur at around the same time every day.
The goldfish is classified as a coldwater fish, and can live in unheated aquaria at a temperature comfortable for humans. However, rapid changes in temperature (for example in an office building in winter when the heat is turned off at night) can kill them, especially if the tank is small. Care must also be taken when adding water, as the new water may be of a different temperature. Temperatures under about 10 °C are dangerous to fancy varieties, though commons and comets can survive slightly lower temperatures. Extremely high temperatures (over 30 °C can also harm goldfish. However, higher temperatures may help fight protozoan infestations by accelerating the parasite's life-cycle—thus eliminating it more quickly. The optimum temperature for goldfish is between 20 °C and 22 °C.
Like all fish, goldfish do not like to be petted. In fact, touching a goldfish can endanger its health, because it can cause the protective slime coat to be damaged or removed, exposing the fish’s skin to infection from bacteria or water-born parasites. However, goldfish respond to people by surfacing at feeding time, and can be trained or acclimated to taking pellets or flakes from human fingers.