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  1. 1. G o l d i e ’ s L u c k y D a y By Maddy
  2. 2. “ Hi, I am Goldie the goldfish, and I think today is going to be my lucky day.”
  3. 3. “ I live in a fresh water pond, where I swim around with my family in a group called a school.”
  4. 4. <ul><li>- Goldfish are freshwater fish that live in rivers, lakes, and ponds. They would not survive in salt water such as the sea and the ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>- Gold fish swim in groups called schools. </li></ul>
  5. 5. “ I think today we may be going on a trip.”
  6. 6. <ul><li>Goldfish are caught and brought to pet stores to be sold. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also find them at fairs. </li></ul>
  7. 7. “ Wow, this is one small pond,” said Goldie. What Goldie didn’t know was that he was in a fish tank in a pet store.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Goldfish need to live in chemical free water or they will become sick. </li></ul><ul><li>You also need a filter to get rid of waste in the water. </li></ul><ul><li>Goldfish need to be fed everyday. You can find their food at pet stores. Buy the food specially made for goldfish, and feed only twice a day. </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ Whoa! Where am I going, another adventure?”
  10. 10. <ul><li>-Goldfish are cold blooded and can survive without special heating. Although, they cannot withstand sudden temperature change. </li></ul><ul><li>- They need a spacious tank and it needs to be cleaned regularly. </li></ul>
  11. 11. “ Oh hello! A new friend.”
  12. 12. <ul><li>Buy a tank with a cover to protect it from animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Fish need oxygen to breathe, but they get their oxygen by taking it from the water when it passes through it’s gills. </li></ul><ul><li>It is good to buy more than one fish at a time because they are used to swimming in schools and when they’re by themselves they feel scared and in danger. </li></ul>
  13. 13. “ This really is my lucky day!” Goldie said, happily swimming in his new home.
  14. 14. <ul><li>- Healthy goldfish have clear eyes, straight fins, steady breathing, and swim easily and a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>- Goldfish live a average of 15-25 years. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Resources <ul><li>Barnes, Julia, 1955- Pet Goldfish/ </li></ul><ul><li>Harris, C. Harris, 1987, T.F.H Publications, Inc., Goldfish </li></ul><ul><li>Goldfish- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia </li></ul>