If you have ever been to a fun fair and had a go at some of the games offered on the stalls, such as the coconut shy or hoopla, then the chances are you have won a goldfish. As a child, the goldfish can sometimes form one of our first memories of owning a pet. When you take the goldfish back home there are a few things you need to bear in mind to ensure it remains happy. The thing about goldfish is they are actually available in a range of colours, and not just gold. If you take a look at the many varieties of goldfish available to buy as a pet, there is quite a selection. Once you have purchased the goldfish you can make use of online pet stores which offer a number of interesting accessories as well as supplying its stock of food to keep your fish healthy. You should ensure the tank where you keep your goldfish is as big as possible. This will allow your fish to grow to its natural size and give it room to swim and also a wide surface area to come up and breathe. Make sure you change the water in the tank regularly and buy the right kind of pet food supplies for your fish. You can find suitable flaked food online that will keep your fish in good health.