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What type of shubunkin is this?

Discussion in 'Fish Keeping Chat' started by Brogan Birch, Jul 24, 2018.


  1. Brogan Birch

    Brogan Birch PetForums Newbie

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    i haven't been able to find the type on the internet but the one it looks alike to is the Bristol shubunkin, Maybe it is a juvenile not fully grown??
     

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    magpie PetForums VIP

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    It's hard to tell from the pictures as they are quite blurry! But it looks more like a London shubunkin to me, which is basically a calico common. Bristols generally have longer, much broader tails, whereas best I can tell from the photos yours looks like it has quite a short tail.

    Either way I hope you have a very large tank or a pond ready! Hopefully you're aware that single tailed goldfish can grow up to a foot long easily :D
     
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    Brogan Birch PetForums Newbie

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    Yup definitely got the tanks I mean every few month items to see myself getting a new tank or pet, I'm not too fussed about ponds however as I feel like you don't get to interact and see the fish as much...
     
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    Brogan Birch PetForums Newbie

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    I'll post a picture of a third of mine i believe they are Japanese shubunkin, Well I get the varieties mixed up for sure
     

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    magpie PetForums VIP

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    Japanese Shubunkin (also known as American Shubunkin) are usually just referred to as Shubunkins. They are the ones most commonly found available in pet shops and look essentially like a calico comet.
     
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