Animal Stories - Black Moor Goldfish

Animal-World Information about: Black Moor Goldfish

The Black Moor Goldfish is basically a black version of the Telescope Goldfish, though the eyes usually don't protrude as far as they do on the Telescope!
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Carly - 2010-01-10
"If you are too busy to change 20% of the water each week then get a betta"

I resent that. I have a betta and you have to completely change their water every week. Please don't post something if you are ignorant. You can still make your point without posting incorrect information.

jesss - 2009-12-23
How can i help my goldfish, it has a shredded tail and is swimmin on its side at the top close to the corners? i took the fish that shredded its tail out but left my 2 new goldfish in is that ok. one of my new fish is the black moor, do you think it will suggest my injured one is to weak & hurt it more?

Editors note: First of course, you should remove the fish that is getting beat up. If he is bleeding, then some antibiotic treatment in a hospital tank would help. Something for fin rot as well as a stress releiver like Stress Coat couldn't hurt. Usually fish are aggressive because they are territorial, not because the other fish are injured. Sharks are an exception of course because they see the other fish as food and an injured or sick fish is easy prey.

sam - 2009-12-18
Hi,its sam. i havr a black moor goldfish which is bout 2months old and i am worried because he doesnt eat his food properly.could you suggest some ways to make him eat his food.

TreasureAnne - 2009-12-17
My husband just bought me 2 Black Moors for christmas. Im so excited. We saw them while shopping for tank mates for our 2 red-ear slider baby turtles and I fell in love with them. Needless to say, they ARE NOT with my turtles (we got bleeding heart tetras for that), but are in 40gal tank by themselves. I just wanted to Thank everybody posting here, you all have been such a help in getting their tank ready and learning to care for them. Ive never had fish before, only turtles and dogs, haha. Im pretty sure I have a male and female, and am keeping a close eye on them. any tips or clues would be greatly appreciated. Thanx again.....

ashleyg - 2009-12-10
I just transferred my new moor, Mr. Googly Eyes into a new tank. But I think he is in shock~ :( is he gonna pull through? I think the water difference was too drastic.

Sedona - 2009-12-10
I have a Black Moor named "Buggy" cuz of his bug eyes. he loves his tank. I do see the omnivore thing 2 months ago, I had another goldfish, "Crazy" in with him. Crazy died 1 day, and Buggy swam up to him and started to sorta nudge - eat him.

blackmoorbaby - 2009-12-03
Hi (again),this is for Kathy: OMG I am so sorry! You must have really loved Proteus! I love my fish ZULU! ALSO a question yo any one who answer it: do you have to keep the fishbowl in the sunlight plez, plez, plez answer! xxooxxooxxoo

blackmoormama - 2009-11-29
Hi! OMG I just got the CUTEST black more today! she is adorable! but I don`t know what to call her. I was thinking ZULU or BUBA and yes if your asking, I do know it's a girl coz the boys are slimmer! and she's a big girl! But today I didn't really think about the size of the fishbowl so I got one that holds from 3 liters to 4 liters! Will that do for now ,in a month or two I might get a boy! so I'll get a bigger one with a filter! xoxo

kathy - 2009-11-29
So, this is in response to Laylovv I purchased a black moor 3 years ago from Wal Mart of all places, cleaned his bowl (yes BOWL) twice a month, and did not have any antibiotics. He lived for over three years in those conditions, and when I purchased him, I bought him with a calico and a fan tail. I had them all in the same bowl and he attacked THEM so bad that I had to purchase a second bowl for them to reside in so that he could live alone. Then, they died about 3 weeks later (which was REALLY depressing). He outlived any other fish that I've had except a Betta I had for 6 years. All that to say, you Can keep them in bowls, and don't NEED a filter for them. They're a GREAT starter fish as long as you keep them by themselves or with another black moor. I loved my dearest Proteus and I'm very sad I had to flush him.

daniel - 2009-11-14
I have had a Black Moor for 3 yrs. Now it's huge! I feed him fish flakes and fish pellets daily. Also I have found that in order to keep them 100 percent nonsick and to not have the orange, is to remove the top cap of the tank. Make sure the water is 60 to 70 degrees farenheit. Finally, make sure the tank is getting sunlight (from a closed window) and wait a couple months. I found this when my tank's cap was broken.