Welcome to The Goldfish Council

Founded in 2016, we are an international community of goldfish fanciers who endlessly delight in the beauty and amusing antics of our favorite freshwater friends.  We are supporters of research into goldfish health and genetics, and generously share decades of learning as goldfish practitioners.  As some of the world’s foremost breeders and exhibitors of fancy and pond goldfish, we are here to inspire and support each other.

The Goldfish Council (TGC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and research of goldfish. Our goal is to educate the Goldfish Community on care, breeding, collection, improvement, health, environmental management, and the history of the domestic goldfish (Carassius auratus) as well as to conduct scientific research related to the health, husbandry, and genetics.   We do so by organizing educational events and studies internationally.   These events include; lectures, blogs, seminars, research roundtables, web based research, exhibitions, and judging shows.

Please join us by registering for a Goldfish Council Membership.  Our Board of Directors are all volunteers and your membership dues go directly to fund organize educational events and shows.

By becoming a member of The Goldfish Council you will receive:

  • Full access to the website complete with articles, blogs, podcasts, and Breed Standards
  • A TGC Goldfish Pin
  • Contact information about breeders around the country
  • Exclusive access to purchase fish in the TGC Breeder’s Auction
  • Up-to-date information on “all things goldfish”
Register Here

 

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Happy Friday and early winter! Lots of folks bringing in fish this week form th…

Happy Friday and early winter! Lots of folks bringing in fish this week form the frigid outside. Mine were between 35F and 40F when I brought them in over the last few days. Seems their is confusion and worry about how to do this. Over the decades I have developed two simple methods that fit… Continue Reading →

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The Goldfish Council updated their cover photo.

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Was at Jones Fish Hatchery ( jonesfish.com) today, looking at the game fish and …

Was at Jones Fish Hatchery ( jonesfish.com) today, looking at the game fish and picking up some supplies. I was talking to the Operations VP, Adam a few weeks ago about protozoans and looking at all the raceways and vats of gamefish, koi and goldfish. We discussed new regulations in the US regarding antibiotics needing… Continue Reading →

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…and these, also tosai ranchu

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Here are some of this year’s tosai Ranchu

Here are some of this year’s tosai Ranchu Source Continue Reading →

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Happy Friday! Big week for me, this is the last week of filling tanks indoors w…

Happy Friday! Big week for me, this is the last week of filling tanks indoors with tap water before I have to start blending with hot water. Also is marks the start of breeding season for me, planning crosses, moving fish out and in in preparation. For me, lots of excitement. In other news I… Continue Reading →

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I have had a few of these Whisper 20 air pumps for several years, and I love th…

I have had a few of these Whisper 20 air pumps for several years, and I love them. They are quiet and very reliable, but they do eventually wear out. I was looking online to see if I could purchase a repair kit, and I realized that a brand new pump was as cheap as… Continue Reading →

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Beautiful fall day here, warm enough to feed the fish outside occasionally. pret…

Beautiful fall day here, warm enough to feed the fish outside occasionally. pretty neat to watch the fish outside on a day like today, sunny and 62F. Recently been having some crushed large priority box issues with the post office. Our TGC President Rob Crosby sent me to Staples to buy the 12”X 12″ x… Continue Reading →

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The Goldfish Council updated their cover photo.

The Goldfish Council updated their cover photo. Source Continue Reading →

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Seems like an interesting approach to swim bladder. Can’t quite figure out the d…

Seems like an interesting approach to swim bladder. Can’t quite figure out the dose or details of the procedure, but looks interestingCHỮA CÁ VÀNG BỊ CHỔNG PHẦN 2 Vừa nghe nhạc vừa tận hưởng thành quả Continue Reading →

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