Species Care

ALBINO TELESCOPE(SIAMESE DOLL)

Carassius auratus auratus

Keeping Snapshot:
DOWNLOAD THIS CARE SHEET Preferred Water Parameters:
  • Temperature: 8-23 degrees celsius
  • pH Level: 6.5-7.5
  • General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

Range: China

Reproduction: Breeds in Spring as water temperatures start to increase. Scatters adhesive eggs amongst plants, the adults will prey on the eggs and fry if they find them. First foods for the fry include freshwater plankton (in ponds), or fry foods such as Vinegar Eels and Fry powder food (if raising in tanks).

Feeding: Omnivorous. Eats all normal foods, including aquatic plants.

Additional Comments: Also known as Dragon-eyes or Moors, Telescopes always draw attention as the 'googly-eyed' goldfish! Suitable for indoor tanks and outdoor garden ponds (but provide protection from predators if kept outdoors.)

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