Do Goldfish Turn Into Carp

Do goldfish turn into carp Do Goldfish Turn Into Carp? Are goldfish and carp the same? Goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus) are part of the carp family but do not have barbells around their mouths. They vary in their fin configuration, coloration and in their body size, which is directly influenced by their environment. Do goldfish turn into koi?

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Do Goldfish Turn Into Carp

Gold fish do not "turn" into carp when they are older but they are from the Carp family which has many members. So, the domesticated gold fish we keep in our acquariums are not "Carp" that will become the size of the fish you might see in freshwater fishing. Here’s a website to explain much more for you on this:

What Fish Are Compatible With Goldfish?

Fish that are compatible with goldfish include white mountain Minnow, weather loaches, Zebra Danios, Rosy Barbs, Bristelnose Pleco, Black skirt tetra, Bloodfin Tetra, Weather Loach, Checker Barb, Gold Barb, platy, and so on. However, it is essential to ensure that the tank mates that you select for your goldfish.

Do Carp Eat Other Fish?

The short answer is yes. Carp do occasionally eat other fish. Since the carp is an omnivore, the fish also hold nutritional value for them. However, you won’t see them gulping smaller fish down left and right, as it is not a very common food source for them.

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