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History of Goldfish
External Parts of the Goldfish
Aquarium Basics
Aquarium Setup
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Goldfish Varieties
Oranda Goldfish
Ryukin Goldfish
Pearscale Goldfish
Redcap Oranda Goldfish
Lionhead Goldfish
Veiltail Goldfish
Fantail Goldfish
Black Moor Goldfish
Bubble Eye Goldfish
Celestial Goldfish
Common Gold fish
Comet Goldfish
Egg Goldfish
Jinkins Goldfish
Pompons Goldfish
Ranchu Goldfish
Telescope Goldfish
Wakins Goldfish
Black Dragon Eye
Shubunkin Goldfish
Auto Feeders
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Breeding Goldfish
Goldfish Healthcare
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Steps for Building a Pond

Celestial Goldfish

Other Common Name:

Demeranchu (in Japan)




Total length is 8 inches (21 cm) and body length is 2.25 inches (5.5 cm)


lives between 10 to 15 years

Physical Description

Celestial fish are an egg-shaped short body with large eyes which look fragile and protruding upwards from the surface of the body. It has double tail with no signs of dorsal fin. It is rare in UK, but it is very popular in China and USA.

Color Varieties of Celestial

The color of the fish may be metallic or calico. Metallic fish have metal color, with similar pattern on each side. Calico pattern Celestial have patches of violet, red, orange, yellow, brown and spotted black with blue background.


It is a very difficult job to house a Celestial fish for normal survival. You should setup 20 gallon water tank.


It is very important to maintain very less lighting for normal survival of Celestial fish.

Moving Level in Water:

This fish swims in all levels of water.


Celestial is an omnivore. We can feed all types of dry and live food which has 30 percent protein.


It is very difficult to breed this fish and you should really work hard for their standard.

Selecting a good Celestial

While selecting a good Celestial Goldfish, we should ensure the following points.
1. Body of fish should be short and not elongated.
2. Fish body should have a smooth outline.

3. Eyes should be matched to each other and looking upwards.
4. Caudal fin should be well divided and forked.

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