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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suzanne donovan - 2009-02-28
I have a 50 gal tank with 4 gold fish and 2 black moors... The tinier moor all of a sudden started floating calmly on his back every so often, Yet he perks right up and can easily right himself for food and other interactions with its tank mates. About two days ago the other black moor also started potraying this strange behavior... They both eat and swim with the others all the time... Yet once in awhile they take to laying on their backs (playing dead).. I don't think they are sick, as other than doing the back stroke they are fine, eat well, and love attention. I just want to make sure they are ok, and not spreading anything to the other fish. And wondering very much if this is normal for them.

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Craig - 2009-02-24
HI! My wife and I have had our Black Moor now for over 4 years! It's name is Darth Vader. He is over 7 inches from head to tail. He was black and about an inch when we bought him. He is now Black, Orange and clear color on his fins. Very beautiful colors! We keep him in a 10 gallon tank with smooth decor (A bubble car and a Sign) and run 2 dyno flow filters and a huge bubble bar.

He seems to love his environment, and has done great in a 10 gal tank. I know he is getting old, I call his clear tip fins grey hair! we keep him at room temperature and feed him 2 times a day (Morning then evening) and he is a smart booger!

Enjoy your moore! They are an exceptional pet! Treat the tank with care and your Moor will live a long time....

May the force be with you!

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konner - 2009-02-24
I know this is a question but i need to know how much black moor goldfish weigh because i im doing reserch on them i im in 4th grade and i need to konw befour march 4th 2009 please help me!

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Waqas - 2009-02-19
I have recently gotten 2 Black moors and put them in a tank with 12 different types of Gold Fishes. During Feeding these two are not competitive to get food, so every time, I have to take them out from the tank to feed. How I should feed them in the tank along with other fishes.

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Emmy - 2009-01-24
I thought my black moor goldfish, Gamma, was sick. But thanks to this site I realized he is a healthy, happy, fish. Thank you!

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claribel - 2009-01-24
I have 3 black moors and they were okay when I got them but like 5 months later their eyes got bigger and I thought that was okay. But walle is 1 of my black moors and it is the littest and its eyes grew bigger and it use to float on top of the water and i thought that it was died but it wasn't and then it went down and now it is just tried and dosen't move. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!

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mehgan - 2009-01-18
I have just gotten a walmart black moor, she/he means the world to me. I have a betta but they each have a separate tank. Anyway, I want the best for my extra small moor named tiny, like what medicine for ripped fins and such, so help me if you can!
thanks

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Willie Acklin - 2009-01-18
I have had my two black moors for over a year now and during that time I got two tank mates for them, two orange & White mixed fantails. The moors were both the same size when I got them but over the course of time one of them has more than double in size of the other one. The big one is about 5 - 6 inches head to fin. Anyhow, the other one has completely turned orange/gold except for his eyes and the tips of all of his fins. Very strange. What could be causing this?

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Sabine - 2009-01-09
I am also a Black-Moor fan! They are very entertaining, humorous characters! My moor was living with a small fleet of golden platys when I first noticed him changing colour. At first I thought that he wanted to 'imitate' his tank mates as he was always very interested in "the fat ladies" as I called them. There was a male in there too so I ended up with lots of baby platies!I read that a warmish water temperature causes the moors to change colour so I've turned it down to 25 but so far he is still orange. I had a batch of Ick recently - for the 1st time, so I didn't realize what was wrong until his 2 algae eater shark mates had died! He has responded rapidly to treatment and is looking perky again. I want to get a 20 gallon tank (I have a 10 gallon now) and get him a pal of his kind. But I hope he won't grow to be 12 inches!

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amyblue - 2009-01-06
Hi there-

I wonder if someone can give me some advice?

I have a 95 litre tank and I have 4 goldfish. The black moor, although not the smallest fish, is always hiding behind the filter and barely moves or eats. She is just floating about 2 inches below the water surface and i keep thinking she is dead. Ive done tests on the water, which are fine, feed them a varied diet of freeze dried daphnia, blood worm, peas and dried flake fishfood but she seems disinterested.

any ideas? Im worried she's ill although she looks healthy with no visible illness.

thanks!

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