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

Buy It Now Auction Starts Monday 22 May 2017, 5 pm EDT

Come check us out for some rare domestic breeder grown fish! Tonight (May 22nd 2017 5PM EDT) is the launch of the another TGC Breeder’s Auction. Previous auctions have been a great success with donated fish sold to help fund The Goldfish Council’s upcoming goldfish research projects. As with the previous auctions all fish available for sale have … Read more

Ted Tai – 2017 YTD Breeding Projects

It’s hard to believe that we are already in the month of May. The weather here in the Greater Toronto Area has been unseasonably cool. I’m hoping that the weather warms up soon so that I can move most of my goldfish into the outdoor pond. This year, I’ve had quite a few spawns and … Read more

Blog 2017 – 10: Food, Floating, Fry, and Future by Gary Hater

  Above, baby Ranchu from my TOKS line that became free swimming on Valentine’s day, after hatching two days earlier. Many people fail to realize, that until the fry are free swimming you feed nothing. Also, at this stage, try never to use a net, they are just too tender. For many of us, breeding … Read more

Happy Anniversary! 11 April 2017 President’s Blog

On April 22, 2017, The Goldfish Council will be one year old. We are a United State’s IRS regulated non-profit. We are regulated as a 501(c)3 charity. Our Treasurer Matt Lyon, is filing our first tax returns with the IRS this week. Yes, we have a few dollars. If you read our by-laws (found here), they … Read more

05 April 2017 President’s Blog

Something new! There will soon be articles posted here on the website. Articles will be more detailed and a little longer than a blog. Our VP of Programs, Robert Crosby, has a new piece upcoming as do I with an article coming out later today. For my article I have been doing trials on steamed chicken … Read more

MAKING A NEW LINE- WHATS INVOLVED

Well, I have looked at black fish for many years and yes, they are my favorite, but what about having some fish with the same bodies and broadtails as the moors, but in a different color? I have been intrigued by this for some years, but when I tried it a couple of times, the … Read more