Summer is a great time for goldfish. Our spawns from early spring have been outside enjoying the sunlight in 110 gallon stock tanks getting fat and happy. The warm weather, lots of space, and long days of sunlight does wonders for their growth and development. There’s an added benefit to being out in the sun though and that’s “green water”. Growing goldfish in green water provides a free and easy boost to the development of your goldfish.
Inside, in a display tank positioned near a window green water is the bane of many aquarium hobbyists. This is understandable, as the water can make it hard to see and appreciate your fish and to the uninitiated visitor it may appear you’re not properly taking care of your fishy friends. Beyond what many may see as undesirable aesthetics though green water is not only harmless to your fish but can actually be quite beneficial for them. Continue Reading