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  1. #1

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    I have a garden pond with Comet Goldfish and a Shubinkin. However I have now spotted a totally black one which I simply cannot identify.

    It seems to spend a lot of time at the bottom of the pond. But now that it's warming up it does come up for a feed.

    http://photobucket.com/albums/u476/brindadoshi

    It's the totally black fish in the photos in the link above, not the black and white Shubinkin that I am trying to identify.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    it's hard to make out any particular details of the fish. I would assume it's just a black-colored goldfish unless something indicates otherwise.
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    Sort of looks like a young pacu. If you could net it, then a proper ID would be easy
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    Its a wild strain colored goldfish. I have several,they occur quite often with comet breedings .

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    Kind of just looks like a bronze comet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by escamosa
    Kind of just looks like a bronze comet.
    yup,or wild strain color comet. Thats the natural color of what a true goldfish looks like. I caught one out of my pond and kept it in a tank for a few days,it was beautiful,actually gold on the sides not the orange color thats sold as goldfish. If your lucky you get a cygnet like this one

    I have one very much like this and its a stunner for the brief moments I see it.

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    Thats gorgeous. Ive never seen one before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aeonflame
    Thats gorgeous. Ive never seen one before.
    The one I have isnt as black as the one in the pic ,but looks just like it otherwise. Its very fast and super shy.

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    Thank you all...will try and take a better picture. Just wish I could identify firmly which fish this is.

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    Net it and snap a shot. It doesnt stress them that bad.

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