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Black moor

The black moor is a telescope-eyed variety of fancy goldfish that has a characteristic pair of protruding eyes. It is also referred to as popeye, telescope, demekin (moor) in Japan and dragon-eye in China.[1]

Apart from their projecting eyes, black moors have deep bodies and long, flowing finnage.
[1] They are veiltailed and possess metallic scales with a velvet-like appearance.[2]
Young moors resemble bronze fantails. Their black coloration and eye protrusion develop with age.[2] They can grow quite large but may lose their velvet-like appearance with increasing age. Black demekins may also revert to metallic orange due to very high water temperature levels.[1][2]

Telescopes also come in red, red-and-white, calico, black-and-white, chocolate, brown, blue, bronze, lavender and chocolate-and-blue, tricolored, and black coloration. Black moors with a deep solid black color are difficult to find but are more stable in moors than any other goldfish variety.
[1] Black-and-white moors are known as panda moors.[3]

Special care
Black moors have poor vision, therefore mixing them with more active varieties of fish is not recommended. And because of their delicate eyes, an aquarium without any sharp and pointed objects is preferred.
[1] They are sensitive to prolonged exposure to low temperature levels. [2] Black moors are very sceptible to dirty water and can die if not kept in very clean water.

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