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Except for its enlarged projecting eyes, the demekin is similar to the ryukin. It has a deep body and long flowing fins. Demekins are available in red, red-and-white, calico, black-and-white, chocolate, blue, lavender, chocolate-and-blue and black coloration. They may either have metallic or nacreous scales. Telescope eyes can grow quite large.
- Black telescopes is a variant which has a solid black colouration.
- Panda telescopes is a variant which has a black and white colouration.
- White telescopes is a variant which has a solid white colouration.
There are also red, orange and yellow telescopes.
Due to the poor vision of the Black Moor, it should not be mixed with more active goldfish varieties and should not be housed in an aquarium with sharp or pointed objects.
- Andrews, Chris. An Interpet Guide to Fancy Goldfish, Interpet Publishing, 2002. - ISBN 1-902389-64-6
- Johnson, Dr. Erik L., D.V.M. and Richard E. Hess. Fancy Goldfish: A Complete Guide to Care and Collecting, Weatherhill, Shambala Publications, Inc., 2006. - ISBN 0-8348-0448-4
- Bristol Aquarists' Society, Bristol Aquarists.org, United Kingdom, retrieved on: 4 June 2007
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