The Telescope Oranda was developed in China most probably as a cross between a telescope and a Lionhead or as a Telescope to a Crucian carp. The literature is unsettled on this. The breed is a t least a 100 years old and still makes its ‘way into the local fish shops and importers on a fairly frequent basis
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The Goldfish Council considers this variety an Oranda. The telescope eyes must be matched and not turned upward or downward The other details for judging, should be directed to the Oranda standard.