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Types of Fish for Garden Ponds

by angel eyes
  • Overview

    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

    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

    Comet goldfish are the most common fish used for garden ponds and grow to about 1 foot.
  • Shubunkin

    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

    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 Dace

    Rainbow dance fish are beautiful in the sunlight and grow only two to three inches long. They are great for mosquito control.

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