Dips and Baths

Treatment: Dips and Baths By Gary Hater Treatment of goldfish that are ailing from flukes, protozoans, fungus and bacteria has changed over the last two years, most of our historic treatment chemistries and medicines have become unavailable under most conditions. Regulations require collaboration with a veterinarian in order to get medicines. For internal issues, we … Read more

Understanding Water Quality and Recommendations for Stocking Your Goldfish Aquarium or Pond

By: JOSHUA MCWILLIAMS · Many fish keepers in general look for this magic number of fish per gallon rule to guide them on stocking their aquariums and ponds.  Over the years there has been many different suggestions. One of the oldest stocking guides still in widespread use dates to the 1960’s (before most tanks even … Read more

Where to Buy Rare & High Quality Goldfish in Canada?

Author: Ted Tai Do you want to know where to purchase rare or high quality goldfish in Canada?  If so, continue reading on…….. It’s hard to believe that it has been three years from when I first wrote an article about this which was back in February 2017. For anyone that is interested in reading … Read more

Fish Medication Ban in Canada

Author: Ted Tai It started back in 2017 when Health Canada ordered a temporary removal on a number of fish medications in Canada. These included API products such as General Cure, Tetracycline and Erythromycin due to a ‘permitting issue’.  Later in December 2017, Health Canada issued a notice of intent to advise all stakeholders on … Read more

A Tosakin Tale

There are two aspects of goldfish keeping that fascinate me, science and culture. The science covers topics like genetics, diet, and water quality. The culture includes art, tradition, history and the lore surrounding goldfish and how they have survived for thousands of years. This story is about the latter and I would be doing the … Read more

The Power of Purple

*This article is a revised and updated version of the original article “Steps in a Crisis”, by Matt Lyon, which originally appeared in the Nov/Dec, 2003 issue of The Goldfish Report In this article, I would like to describe some of the commonly seen problems affecting goldfish, and list the most probable causes of these … Read more

The Goldfish Council Show Program

The Goldfish Council Show Program Author: Gary Hater Contributors: Joshua McWilliams and Mark Rausa Editors: Amy Sims-Shonka The Goldfish Council TM is a nonprofit 501c3 charity that is designed to educate and promote the goldfish hobby. Part of our education program is having events and judging shows and workshops. In 2016, we instituted new goldfish … Read more