The Black Moor is known for it’s queer telescopic eyes and obscene physical body traits. It is one of the most popular goldfish in the aquarium industry. It is one of the slowest swimming goldfish species due to it’s obscene physical characteristics. Because of its slow swimming speed it is advisable to always take this into account during feeding time to ensure they always get adequate portions.
The Black Moor Goldfish is of the Veil Tail variety, and has an overall black coloration. Moor varieties have metallic scales. This goldfish is endowed with long, flowing, and delicate fins. The fish has very poor eyesight. Its eyes are very delicate features, and you need to take extra care to see that they do not get damaged.
The Black Moor goldfish originated in China, where it is popularly known as dragon eye, owing to its characteristic protruding eyes.
In natural outdoor habitat, the Black Moor doesn’t do so great feeding because of it’s poor eye-sight. It is tough to find food when you can’t see that great. Just another reason why these fish thrive in aquarium habitats where the food can be handed right in front of them by their generous owners. They are sometimes kept as pond fish but do best in aquariums.
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