Essential goldfish-keeping kit

Do you own all of the goldfish keeping essentials? Check out our handy list of important kit and make sure that your aquarium setup is perfect for your fish.

Our recommended equipment

Recommended tanks

Penn Plax 49-Gallon Silver Trimmed Aquarium Tank with Stand, Black

SeaClear Acrylic Combo Set

Recommended filters


Aqueon QuietFlow series


Fluval ’07 series

EHEIM Ecco Pro series

Recommended air pumps

Tetra Whisper series

Recommended lights

Marineland Double Bright series

Satellite Freshwater LEDs

Recommended test kits

API 5 in 1 test strips

Recommended water treatments

Seachem Prime

Recommended food

TetraFin Flakes

Hikari Floating Pellets

Hikari Bio-Pure Freeze Dried Blood Worms

Recommended thermometers

Marina Floating Thermometer with Suction Cup

American Thermal Aquarium Thermometer

Recommended heaters

(Not strictly essential in all tanks, but may be required in colder settings, to maintain a consistent temperature or when breeding goldfish)

Aqueon Pro Heaters

Hygger Aquarium Heater

Have we missed anything? Add a comment below to let us know what your favourite goldfish-keeping products are. We’ll make sure that the best suggestions are added to this list!

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