The first ever international championship goldfish started on September 14.
Breeders from around the world, had the great opportunity to demonstrate their pets.
Although some goldfish, which are sold in stores, may enjoy the quiet life in glass tanks, are bred for other similar events. But all the fish sold in the world today, have previously been withdrawn breeders.
In the Championship goldfish attended by more than 3,000 ornamental fish that fought for awards in 12 categories.
Champion among the longest fish could boast 36-centimeter body.
Other striped gray goldfish presented Van Zhanglyangom of Zhangzhou, ranked first among the heaviest fish with its 1, 5 pounds of weight.
Fans goldfish from all over China came to admire the priceless specimens floating in white bowls.
Judges are moving from one bowl to another, evaluate candidates, measuring and weighing each fish and then announce the winners.
Preparing for competitions goldfish - this is not a game, and certainly not fun. Work on the breeding of fish consists of a rigorous monitoring of multiple parameters: supply, water quality, its temperature, and the capacity of the nitrogen level of acid-base balance pH. The slightest deviation from the norm of at least one of these indicators can be reduced to zero long-term efforts. In addition, you need to follow in order to fish for the championship was "in the form of" do not get sick and feel five points.
Many breeders involved in breeding goldfish for generations and have their ancestral breeding secrets.
Goldfish - one of the first domesticated, and is one of the most popular aquarium fish in the world. The ancestor of the goldfish is a goldfish. The first domesticated in China, after which it was withdrawn a few different breeds of goldfish, which differ in size, shape of the body and eyes, as well as - painting.
The contest is held in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian Province in the southeast of China.