Monday, 5 April 2010

Veiltail Goldfish

Hello, for those of you who like to keep veiltail goldfish surely because its beautiful long tail. Double tail is usually also seen hanging if the fish silently or do not swim. Beauty lies in the tail is a special characteristic of veiltail goldfish. The veiltail was developed in the United States at 1890. Veiltail is result breeding of  Japanese ryukin with a telescope eye goldfish. At the time, the new variant was known  as the Philadelphia veiltails. But Veiltails can we find in form European and Chinese veiltails variety. And they can also occur with normal or telescope-eyes.

About Veiltail

If we look, Veiltail has similarly body to Ryukin though Veiltail without dorsal hump like Ryukin. The typical of Veiltail is its lengthy and graceful double tail which is square-edged and without any forking or indentation between the lobes.

The Veiltail is commonly and erroneously applied to any goldfish displaying a long caudal. Veiltail should having well developed, high and prominent dorsal fin. The anal fins are paired and are quite well-developed as well. Veiltails come in a variety of colors and their scales can be either nacreous or metallic in appearance. They can grow from 8 to 12 inches (20 to 31 centimeters). They are not good swimmers but can be kept with other fancy goldfish. The long and trailing tail of the veiltail is delicate and can be easily damaged. The good options should veiltails be kept in aquariums without sharp objects. Veiltails are also susceptible to low water temperatures for that the proper temperatures is 65° - 78°F.

veiltail goldfish