The ranchu (scientific name Carassius auratus)is a hooded variety of fancy goldfish developed in Japan.
Appearance[change | change source]
Ranchu can reach between 6 and 8 inches(15 to 20 centimeters)with a pale-yellow bodies and bright red heads are rare. Ranchu have a more downturned tail,more-arched backs and have much shorter tails.
Living areas[change | change source]
Ranchu do not grow naturally any more.
Food and water[change | change source]
Raw bloodworm and Daphnia.
Threats[change | change source]
Water pollution and climate change.
Reproduction[change | change source]
The breeding season is from April through May, and females spawn their eggs after mating with males.
Relationship with humans[change | change source]
Ranchu is grown by people.