Lionchu GoldfishSo, a guy walks into a pet shop and he asks the store clerk, What do you get when you cross and lionhead and a ranchu? The kid answers correctly stealing the punch line away from the joke, A Lionchu. However, these lionchu mongrels turned out to be no joke.

The modern Lionchu is the result of rafflesgold.com. This Thailand based aquarist society did not intent to reinvent the wheel. They bred their goldfish for what seem natural to them with regard to aesthetic desire.

Prior to 2006 lionchu were gaining popularity. This deliberate breeding of lionheads and ranchus was not yet being taken seriously. Judging aquarist societies were not allowing this most evolutionary of creative hobbyist sports to evolve.

It’s not like the breeding of fish is along the lines of the society for creative acronyms: The SCA is known for all its participating expressions to be period to the year 1600 or prior.

In a similar way as doing something SCA Period or not: In modern times the SCA is considered the largest martial arts group in the world. And in some weekend battle events they have been known to draw as many ten thousand combatants pre side. period like creating meed without any modern ingredients or equipment including how the bees are bred and kept: Certain aquarist gold fish societies only began to take Lionchu breeders seriously when it was found out that in 1800 a line of lionchus were in vogue among breeders in Japan. This breed was called shishigashira ranchu. That is lionheaded ranchu to you.

Lionchu Swimming In Tank Video

These shishigashira ranchu actually had bumps on the back of the fish. These bumps were located where the dorsal fin was supposed to be bred out. This to modern shishigashira ranchu breeders is an indicator that the earlier attempts in the 19th century had not perfected the breeding out of the dorsal fin at the time of their historical record.

Being the Japanaphiles that they are, (not that this is a bad thing, it is however, a thing), Goldfish aquarist societies decided to include the Lionchu in the ranks of what is acceptable breeding. This acceptance wasbased on the discovery of the lionchus historic significance circa period 1800.

Many goldfish breeders do love the lionchus they create: Or continue to encourage onto new generations in optimzed indoor and outdoor water gardens, tanks and summer time ponds across America.


Posted in Articles, Goldfish, Water Garden Fish by Administrator on February 10, 2009.

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