Black Moor Telescope Small
|Scientific name:||Carassius auratus|
|Common names:||Black moor goldfish, black telescope goldfish, dragon eye goldfish, black peony goldfish, black demekin|
|Life expectancy:||10–15 years|
|Color:||Solid black, sometimes with gold or orange patches|
|Minimum tank size:||20 gallons|
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.