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Pompons Goldfish

Other Common Name:

Velvety Ball Eggfish, Hanafusa in Japan




Total size of the fish is 8 to 10 inches (25 cm), body length of the fish is 2.25 inches (5.5 cm), and depth of the body is half of the body length.


It can live up to 10 to 15 years.

Physical Description

Pompon is egg shaped body with Pompoms development in their nostrils. It has pairs of caudal fin, pelvic fin, anal fins and there is no sign of dorsal fin. Nasta septa should be a Pompon variety that appeared first in 1900. Pompon name appeared because of excessive growth of fleshy in nostrils.

Color Varieties ofPompons

This fish has a blue background with patches of violet, red, orange, yellow and brown, spotted with black.


This fish can live comfortably in a 30 gallon fish tank with other fish, as long as they aren't faster than it. You can use gravel or river rocks as bottom substrate. You can decorate your aquarium with softy and aquarium plants. Make sure that you don't keep pointed ornaments in the tank. Because fleshy growth may be get damaged by sharp edges.


It can survive well in 65 to 75 degrees F (18 - 23 degrees C). We have to provide high lighting effect for this fish.

Moving Level in Water:

Pompons can swim in middle level of the water.


You should put them on a varied diet that includes soaked pellets, flakes, vegetables, shrimp and bloodworms.

Selecting a good Pompons

1. It should look bright and alert.
2. Caudal fin should well divided and forked.

3. The Extreme fin should have a round appearance.
4. Fleshy growth should look identitical on each side.

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