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Big goldfish

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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I have an 8 year old, 7 inch goldfish. I understand they can live for 40 years an grow to 20 inches or more. Does anyone have a bigger, older on than mine?

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chris webster

Joined: Mar 01, 2009
Posts: 2295

Comer on, all you fish fans, don't be koi...

No more Blub for me, thank you, Vicar.
Fei Ng
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Joined: Aug 26, 2000
Posts: 1242
i would like to see a picture of your goldfish. Does she have a name?
Maneesh Godbole
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Joined: Jul 26, 2007
Posts: 10828

Fei Ng wrote: Does she have a name?

Maybe Wanda

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Steve Luke

Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 4181

According to this article on, there was a beast of a goldfish found in Lake Tahoe, and the largest recorded one was like 15" and 2lbs.

I agree. Here's the link:
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