Goldfish Ponds Part 4: Pond equipment There is much more to keeping the occupants of a goldfish pond happy, healthy and thriving than just adding water, plants and food! In order to provide for all of your goldfish’s needs, you will need to install a range of equipment and ornamentation, both to make the pond […]
Goldfish Facts & Info
All good goldfish keepers take the time to learn about their pets. Knowing more about goldfish helps us to take better care of them.
Why not start by learning the 12 mistakes most new goldfish-keepers make?
You can also explore diseases, like swim bladder disease, and learn how to prevent them.
Our Goldfish Facts & Info articles are where you can learn all of this and much more about your goldfish.
Goldfish Ponds Part 7: Adding and keeping goldfish When you have finally reached the stage where you are ready to add goldfish to your pond, it can be very tempting to rush out and buy a large selection of fish immediately! However, it’s important to handle the introduction of your goldfish slowly, to avoid placing […]
Nobody is perfect and we all make mistakes – particularly with our first goldfish tank and our very first fish. This isn’t something to feel bad about. It’s normal for new goldfish keepers to make a lot of mistakes when they get their first goldfish tank or bowl. Yes, ideally, everyone would research the correct way […]
Goldfish Ponds Part 3: Goldfish pond size When you have got as far as picking the location for your pond and choosing between the different types of pond available, the next consideration is goldfish pond size. Obviously the size of your pond will dictate to a great extent how many fish you can actually keep […]
Goldfish Ponds Part 5: How to build a goldfish pond Exactly how you go about setting up and building your goldfish pond will depend upon what type of pond you have chosen to construct; however, the order in which you go about things will be roughly the same regardless. Once you have decided upon your […]
Goldfish Ponds Part 6: Adding plants and fixtures Once your pond is built and watertight, you can start adding the goldfish pond equipment, fixtures and eventually, live goldfish pond plants! It may prove helpful to only half-fill your pond with water until after you have situated your decorations and fittings, in order to provide easier […]
Fin rot isn’t a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of disease or infection. If your goldfish has fin rot then you will notice their fins start to appear frayed or ragged, as if they’ve been torn. You may also notice a white or red edge where the fin appears broken. Act immediately before […]