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Grosvenor Tropicals fully endorsees the OATA's policy on the humane  treatment of livestock. We may refuse any sale where we believe that a customer cannot provide a suitable environment for care of that species.

We do not supply Goldfish for use as prizes at Fetes, Fun Fairs or other events.

Bubble Eye

The Bubble Eye is a small variety of fancy goldfish with upward pointing eyes that are accompanied by two large fluid-filled sacs. It does not have a Dorsal Fin, and good specimens will have clean back eyes and eye bubbles well matched for colour and size. The bubbles are fragile and the fish should be kept separately from boisterous types and away from sharp tank decor, although the bubbles will re grow if punctured. Given proper accommodation, the bubbles do not disadvantage the fish and they become very tame. It is known as suihogan in Japan.

Bubble Eyes are not recommended for beginners because their delicate eye sacs are easily damaged, and should never be kept in a tank with anything pointed or abrasive. Should the eye sac become punctured, it is important keep the water especially clean, or use a treatment such as Melafix, to stop the puncture from becoming infected. The punctured sac will eventually heal and grow back, although it may be scarred or misshapen.

Bubble Eyes are not great swimmers and prefer a tank with not to much water flow. Like many fancy Goldfish, they can grow to 6" - 8" and likes slightly warmer temperatures, 70°F - 75°F is ideal. Best fed on sinking food, as gulping air when trying to eat floating flake food can upset their balance. This can cause them to float upside down until they manage to get rid of the trapped air in their stomach

Bubble Eye Fancy Goldfish