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Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast
119. Top 5 Tub Pond Fish

Tub pond season is once again upon us! This is a fun and effective way to breed fish outside, with the added benefit of naturally occurring live food and a beautiful display to enjoy. What are the best fish to keep in this manner, and what factors should we take into consideration? The Water Colors team has an in-depth discussion on their favorite species for this application.


Have a tub pond of your own? Or questions on how to set one up? Join the discussion in the Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast Listeners Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/788428861825086

In this episode we stated that the Japanese ricefish is Oryzias woworae, when it is actually Oryzias latipes.


Species mentioned in this episode:

  • Fancy guppies
  • Zebra danios
  • Platys
  • Swordtails
  • Florida flagfish
  • Celestial pearl danios
  • Pseudomugil luminatus
  • Pseudomugil gertrudae
  • Blue paradise fish
  • Betta smaradigna
  • Laetacara curviceps
  • Odessa barbs
  • Rosy barbs
  • Corydoras similis
  • Corydoras trilineatus
  • Bristlenose plecos
  • Cherry barbs
  • Dwarf neon rainbows
  • White cloud mountain minnows
  • Oryzias woworae


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