Seasonal feeding of goldfish

Cartoon of a goldfish looking at four bags of food, one for each season of the year

Most goldfish owners drop their goldfish’s food into the tank each day without giving it a great deal of thought. However, in the wild, the food that goldfish eat varies throughout the year, as the seasons change and the temperature rises and falls.

Even when you keep your goldfish in the stable environment of a tank, your fish will go through distinct cycles throughout the year, with changes in their activity and feeding behaviors.

Read on to learn more about how to feed your goldfish for every season.

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