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Black Moors to 7cm

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Black Moors to 7cm

p>eQuaria ships fish locally to the Perth Metro area. We do not ship interstate or regionally ...

Regular price $8.15

We have 8 in stock.
p>eQuaria ships fish locally to the Perth Metro area. We do not ship interstate or regionally due to high shipping costs and risk of mortality. Please read our tab on livestock returns.



The black telescope is a black variant of telescope goldfish that has a characteristic pair of protruding eyes. Black telescopes are commonly known as Blackamoors, black moors or just moors, a reference to the black North African Muslim inhabitants of Al-Andalus.

Black telescope are telescope goldfish, and can appear in red, red-and-white, calico, black-and-white, chocolate, brown, blue, bronze, lavender and chocolate-and-blue, tricolored, and black coloration. Black-and-white moors are known as panda telescopes.

It was once theorised that blackness in goldfish is only exhibited by the telescope-eyed goldfish and that the black color is only a permanent fixture with telescope eye goldfish. However, with the recent entry of black lionheads, black orandas, black pearlscales and black hibunas, this view is no longer true.

In fact, black telescope do sometimes throw normal-eye offsprings, and they are black also. However, they are often culled as they do not conform to the telescope eye feature for the Moor variety.

 
A Black Moor's protruding eyes are particularly delicate.

In 1941, Moscow aquarist P. Andrianov, bred a kind of black telescope with a ruby-red eyes.

We provide a wide range of exotic live animals that are by their nature, perishable.  The duty of care for these animals passes to you the customer at the time we ship these items to you.  eQuaria does not accept the return of live fish, coral or other perishable items.  We recommend that you conduct your own research into the care of these animals and make educated buying decisions.

As eQuaria cannot control shipping processes, weather, airline delays and other unforeseen circumstance, fish mortality may occur.  By purchasing these goods, you accept this risk and while every effort is made by eQuaria to ensure your fish arrive alive and well, no guarantees can be made.

eQuaria does not accept any Dead on Arrival (DOA) claims which is inclusive of freight and shipping costs.  If you are unwilling to accept these terms, we invite you to purchase in store.

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