The Ranchu originated in China many years ago. They are one of the oldest types of fancy goldfish to date. In the 1800’s, these fancy goldfish were introduced to the Japanese in hopes of further developing the breed.

The Ranchu is highly sought after for goldfish competitions, especially in China and Japan. These fancy goldfish have a round and chubby body shape that is similar to that of the Lionhead or the Oranda. In fact, they resemble the Lionhead so closely that they are often mistaken for them. The Ranchu goldfish breed lack a dorsal fin which is one of the reasons for their restrictive swimming abilities.

The Ranchu has a broad back and tail fins that fan out almost horizontally. The Ranchu Goldfish can come in a variety of colors and patterns. The most familiar pattern is “bi-colored” and are usually found in red and white or gold and white.


  • 1 x Black Ranchu Goldfish 5cm
  • Hardy Type of Fish
  • Mature Size : around 15-24cm
  • pH : 7.2 - 7.6 (but can be higher.)
  • Temperature : Cold 15 - 24 degrees
  • Origin / Habitat :Asia
  • Sex - Un Sexed
SKU LF-BLackRanchu
Barcode # 9342542044694
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m



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