Types of Fish for Garden Ponds
by angel eyes
Garden ponds are a beautiful addition to yards and often contain a variety of fish. When creating your garden pond, think about your location and chose your fish wisely. Get an expert opinion on what fish are suited for your garden pond.
Koi fish are bread specifically for garden ponds and grow to about 3 feet long. They come in an array of colors and can live to be a 100 years old.
Comet goldfish are the most common fish used for garden ponds and grow to about 1 foot.
Shubunkin are tri-color and are related to the Comet Goldfish. Shubunkin's colors are red, white, and blue. They grow to 8 to 10 inches long.
Sarasa Fan fish are red and white and have a double tail fin. The double tail fin makes it slower in the water so it's an easier catch for predators.
Rainbow dance fish are beautiful in the sunlight and grow only two to three inches long. They are great for mosquito control.