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Old 11-06-2011, 08:39 PM   #1
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comet goldfish shape

Hello. I have two small comet goldfish (about 1 inch long each). Viewed from the front or above, they are streamlined. Viewed from the side they are slightly almond shaped in their bodies. When I am in a pet store and see comet goldfish there, I usually notice that they are all torpedo shaped, with a straight line to their undersides. Are they just underfed, or is that what a healthy comet should look like? I just want to make sure my guys' somewhat almond shape doesn't indicate a problem (they are not lethargic or sickly in their behaviour). Or could it indicate that my fish are females (I've read that females are rounder in the body)?

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Old 11-06-2011, 08:42 PM   #2
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I would have to say that the lfs comets are underfed. I had 2 in the past & now they are monsters in a pond! Dont worry!
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