Category: Gold Fish
Facts about Bubble Eye Goldfish. The Bubble Eye goldfish originally came from China. "Scientific Name for Bubble Eye Goldfish is Carassius auratus". They usually grow to about Adult 6-8" (inches) as adults. The lifespan of the is about 10-15 years or more, Definitely one of the most exotic of the goldfish Breeds. It seems to be the consensus that the Bubble Eye is a newer breed as far as goldfish go, first appearing in the early 1900s. The most likely cross breeding is from Celestials goldfish, and it is most likely that it took many generations of this fish mutation. The Bubbly eyes probably mutated from the Toadhead goldfish. Bubble Eye goldfish have an evenly curved back that does not have the dorsal fin. Bubble eyes have and egg-like-shaped body that shouldn't have any spikes or bumps along the back. The bladders beneath their eyes are more durable than they look. A smooth arch from the head to the twin tails. Bubble eyes upward pointing eyes resemble those of the Celestial Eye goldfish, with the exception of the two sacs right under the eyes have (fluid filled bladders), giving them an irresistible puppy-like appearance. The sacs under the eyes should be even in size as well as matching colors. Most of the time, the sacs can grow back if rupture, but they won't be evenly matched anymore. Bubble Eye goldfish can't swim or see so well, and when they get older it gets worse the larger the sacs under their eyes become. It is better if you put them with other goldfish like Calestails or Black Moors with similarly handicaps. They need to eat and other faster fish will hog all the food. You do not want to keep them with any aggressive breeds. The sacs under the eyes are filled with fluid, so if Bubble Eyes are taken out of the water, you need to support the entire head and the sacs under the eyes with your hand. Bubble Eye goldfish have an Egg-like shaped body, with a body depth between 1/3 and 5/8 should be the length of the body. The Pond Bubble Eye bodies are usually longer. Pond Bubble Eye goldfish have ribbon tail type of fins. Common colors of Bubble Eyes are red, black, orange, white or calico. The rare ones are bright yellow. As with all exotic goldfish.