Calico Veiltail

Veiltail – nacreous (calico) Origin Normal eyed Veiltails are generally thought of by most keepers as the dream fish. The extremely graceful fish are very rare in North America. At the present time there are three dominant types; Philadelphia, English lines and Asian imported hybrids. The Philadelphia Veiltail came to North America from Japan in … Read more

Broadtail Telescope

Telescope- Broadtail Origin The telescope eye has an origin in Asia over 200 years ago. The protruding eyes are variable, but matched on individual fish. Initially Broadtail Moors were only black in color. Today multiple color varieties are common. English Broadtail Moors have been bred in North America for decades, Linnemeyer and Sims-Shonka lines dominate … Read more

Telescope

Telescope – metallic / butterfly tail Origin The telescope eye mutation was clearly established by the late 18th century, as evidenced by numerous examples in the Billardon de Sauvigny paintings. Clearly, telescope-eyed fish originated in China, it is thought from the Ryukin. Following this, telescope goldfish were then exported to other countries, including Japan. Traditionally, … Read more

Metallic Veiltail

Veiltail – metallic / normal eyed Origin Normal eyed Veiltails are generally thought of by most keepers are dream fish. The extremely graceful fish are very rare in North America. At the present time there are three dominant types; Philadelphia, and English lines and Asian imported hybrids. The Philadelphia Veiltail came to North America from … Read more