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Black Moor Telescope Small

Black Moor Telescope Small

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Scientific name: Carassius auratus
Common names: Black moor goldfish, black telescope goldfish, dragon eye goldfish, black peony goldfish, black demekin
Distribution: China
Size: 6–8 inches
Life expectancy: 10–15 years
Color: Solid black, sometimes with gold or orange patches
Diet: Omnivore
Temperament: Peaceful
Minimum tank size: 20 gallons
Temperature: 50–75°F (10–24°C)
pH: 6.5–7.5
Hardness: 5–15 dGH
Care level: Easy
Breeding: Egg layer

Origin & Distribution

Black moor goldfish are selectively-bred, domesticated goldfish that are thought to have originated in China in the 1400s. The fish was first known as “dragon eyes” or “dragon fish.” Black moors are believed to have been imported to the US in the 1800s.

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