An outdoor garden pond can be a great home for a goldfish. Given you can meet all criteria necessary to ensure its survival, it can live for years to come.
- Only hardy breeds or fish that are native to your region should be kept outside. It’s best to stick with common, shubunkin and comet breeds if you live in a geographical location that gets cold.
- Your pond needs to be a healthy living space that takes into account all the vital water parameters including: water temp, oxygen levels, pH, ammonia and nitrates.
- You will need to be able to maintain your pond by conducting routine maintenance throughout each season.