Telescope Oranda

Telescope Oranda(Froghead) Origin 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 … Read more

Red Cap Oranda

Oranda (Red Cap) Origin Fish with a head growth or wen were developed more than a century ago. It is probable that the Oranda came about by crossing Lionhead with fish with dorsal fins. Even today it is confusing if all Oranda’s started in Japan or China. Writing a standard that has several body types, … Read more

Oranda

Oranda(metallic) Origin Fish with a head growth or wen were developed more than a century ago. It is probable that the Oranda came about by crossing Lionhead with fish with dorsal fins. Even today it is confusing if all Oranda’s started in Japan or China. Writing a standard that has several body types, and wen … Read more

Azuma Nishiki

Azuma Nishiki Top View (Hon Azuma) Breed Development “Azuma Nishiki” (Japanese calico oranda) was first created by Katou Kinzou in 1931 in Yokohama, by crossing a calico telescope with an Oranda. This type is called the “Hon Azuma” (True Azuma. Original Azuma.) The show type “Hon Azuma” has a pale, sky blue/violet body, speckled with … Read more