Large Black Moor Goldfish

Live FishSKU: LARGE-BLACK-MOOR

Price:
Sale price£12.99

Description

Large Black Moor Goldfish

The Black Moor Goldfish is a great companion to other Fancy Goldfish. They are social animals so best kept in groups in a large coldwater aquarium. Black Moor's are also quite messy so good filtration and regular water changes are recommended.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

Features
Approx supplied size: 7-12cm
Maximum size: 20cm
Origin: Japan
Ideal number kept together: 1+

If you need to calculate the maximum stocking capacity of your pond or aquarium click here.

Water conditions
pH 6-8
Hardness: 5-19 dGH.
Temperature: 16-24°C

This fish's aquarium does not require a heater, but fancy goldfish will thrive at 20 degrees (room temperature) and above. If you want a heater Click here.


Ease of care

Easy. We recommend having at least 30 litres of water per Goldfish. A lot of waste is produced so an adequate filter and pump are needed. They do eat plants so you can use plastic plants instead, for decoration. They must never be kept in unfiltered tanks.

Diet
Flake & sinking pellets are best. High Protein fish food when they are breeding. Sinking Pellets are best to help prevent swim bladder issues.


Compatibility

Community with other peaceful Fancy Goldfish & bottom feeders such as a Borneo Loach in cold water tanks.
To view the Compatibility Advisory Chart please select the Additional Tab above.

Breeding/ Sex

Moderate. They are egg layers and breed best when in groups as they are very social.

Lifespan

They can live up to 10-15 Years in perfect conditions.



BEFORE BUYING THIS FISH - PLEASE READ

As a responsible fish keeper it is your duty to ensure you provide a suitable habitat environment for your fish following these guidelines:

  • Ensure you meet its required welfare needs.

  • Ensure the fish is compatible with its new tankmates. Do your research online or
  • contact us if unsure.
  • Ensure your aquarium fish tank or
  • pondwater is dechlorinated. Click here.
  • Ensure your
  • aquarium fish tank or pond is filtered and running, fully cycled ready for fish. For information on cyling click here.
  • Do not buy live fish as gifts or for third parties without consulting them.

  • Ensure your
  • water pH is not too high or low for your desired fish. Click here for information on household water pH levels.

    If you require further advice please click here to contact us.

    BEFORE DELIVERING THIS FISH - PLEASE READ
    All livestock will be delivered using APC Courier - the only delivery company in the UK licenced to carry live fish.

  • Combined postage and packaging for live fish is £16.95 or FREE for orders above £100.

  • Please check the AVAILABILITY (displayed in green/red above price) for estimated delivery timescale.

  • Once your order is placed we will contact you to arrange a delivery date.

  • Delivery of live fish can only take place between 8am and midday on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday via APC Courier.

  • Please ensure you supply a valid mobile contact number and email address upon checkout to avoid delay.

  • Please be aware that APC will not ship live fish consignments when overnight temperatures are near or below freezing.


  • Please note: APC are unable to deliver live fish overseas or to unservicable postcodes that may effect welfare in transit. This includes but is not limited to the following areas and postcodes: Dublin and Eire, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands, Scottish Isles and Highlands, certain Scottish Borders areas. Postcodes AB, BT, DD, DG, FK17+, GY, HS, IV, JE, KA27-28, KE, PA20+, PH16, PH30+, PO30, TD, ZE.

    For information on how we package and ship fish click here.

    GUARANTEE AND CLAIMS
    We guarantee livestock for a period of 24 hours from receipt, afterwhich they are your responsibility to care for. Please be aware of the following criteria before you buy:

  • You must follow our
  • acclimatising guide (provided in package) to safely introduce your fish.
  • Any losses must be reported within 24 hours of receipt.

  • Photographic evidence must be supplied in all cases.

  • Settlements for claims will be offered as store credit only.

  • We cannot accept the return of any aquatic livestock.

  • Shipping and packaging charges are non-refundable.
  • For information on how to acclimatize or quarantine new fish click here.

    In the rare event of a loss upon arrival or within 24 hours of receipt click here for guidelines on reporting a claim.

    In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

    Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

    All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

     SERVICE  SPEND  COST
     Packet/Courier items    
     Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
     Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
     Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
     Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £50 and up FREE
         
     Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

     Pallets Standard (3-5 days)

     - FREE

     Pallets Express (1-2 days)

     - £39.99

     

    *EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
     Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

     Zone 1 (7-10 days)

     - £79.99
     Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
     Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
    Pond Plants (direct from grower)
    All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99

    Please see our full delivery information page and terms and conditions for detailed information on shipping policies and zones

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