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Poisson Rouge
by Dave Tue 07 Nov 2017 14:09

About 9 months ago I bought 6 small (2 cm long) goldfish (poisson rouge) from the local Bricomarche. They came home together in a single small plastic bag along with a tub of fish food. I thought that it'd add some life to our pond and help keep the algae at bay a bit.

Now we think we have somewhere between 60 and 100 fish ranging in size from more than 15 cm to less than 1 cm. We have 6 very big fish which we think are the original beasts.

It's difficult to get a good picture of them all but this gives an impression.

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Re: Poisson Rouge
by Freezerbill Wed 08 Nov 2017 08:09

Are you going to keep them all, looks like the start of a business to me;)

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Re: Poisson Rouge
by Dave Wed 08 Nov 2017 09:13

haha, well the 6 original fish were only €1 each retail included a carry home bag, so I doubt I could get rich.

We have thought of transferring some to another pond, and we'd be happy to give some of the smaller one's away.

They have all cleared the pond of algae and are pretty cool to watch.

I only hope that some at least survive the winter months.

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