Truth-checking the Minnesota goldfish secret: Scientists describe

The metropolis of Burnsville has an urgent message for Minnesotans: Stop dumping your goldfish into the state’s waterways.

In a now-viral tweet posted on July 9, the metropolis shared shots of goldfish: A resplendent orange, like a bag of nectarines, and the measurement of a soccer.

“Please don’t release your pet goldfish into ponds and lakes!” the tweet pleads. “They expand larger than you think …”

But how did these when very small goldfish get so chunky, so massive? The respond to to that question lies in a sophisticated piece of advice handed down to fish owners, and a misunderstanding

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