Provide a suitable environment with clean water, proper aeration, and adequate hiding places.
Monitor water quality regularly and maintain appropriate pH and temperature levels.
Feed fish a balanced diet and avoid overfeeding.
Protect them from predators with netting or sheltered areas.
Observe fish behavior and appearance for signs of illness or stress.
Quarantine new fish before introducing them to the pond.
In colder climates, ensure proper winter care, such as providing a heater or moving fish to an indoor tank.
Regularly check and maintain pond equipment to ensure a healthy and safe environment for the fish.