Carassius auratus Gold Fish Increases in Demand
There has been an increase in demand for ornamental fishes of the goldfish Carassius auratus in Kudus, Central Java. The increase in demand was as much as 20%. Since the Corona virus pandemic has hit Indonesia at the end of February 2020, many people have diverted their activities in maintaining ornamental fish.
Based on the records of Ankok Fish Farms in Kudus, in March 2020 goldfish types Ranchu, Ryukin and Oranda are increasing in demand. Farm owner Anis Nova said that the price of a regular goldfish is IDR 10,000-50,000, while for hobbyist class is between IDR 100,000-500,000, while for grade shows is IDR 700,000 to millions of rupiah.