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Old 12-29-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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Electric Green Glofish brand Tetra

Yep, that's right, the company is releasing electric green genetically modified tetras. They are Glofish branded (trademarked) but they are actually modified white skirt tetras. I've seen pics but I do not have permission to use them so I'm not going to post any.

I'm sure they'll be a big fad like the Glofish danios. They'll never make it into this fishroom. LOL.
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Sometimes when I look at the glofish at the petstore. I cant help but feel sorry for them.
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Sometimes when I look at the glofish at the petstore. I cant help but feel sorry for them.
I don't feel sorry for them. They aren't dyed. They just aren't remotely aesthetically pleasing to me.
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I have to agree. I just saw some tonight at the pet store, and they just don't do it for me either.
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I have to agree. I just saw some tonight at the pet store, and they just don't do it for me either.
Did you see the tetras, or the Glofish danios? Just curious.
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For some reason I just cant help but feel like these fish are the next Betta fish in a vase-with some sort plant stuck in it-to make people feel like the fish is ok type thing.
My daughter on the other hand is begging me for some.
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For some reason I just cant help but feel like these fish are the next Betta fish in a vase-with some sort plant stuck in it-to make people feel like the fish is ok type thing.
My daughter on the other hand is begging me for some.
Let's hope not. It would be even worse for the white skirt tetra (modified or not) than a betta, as the skirt tetra is a schooling fish that is NOT a small species of tetra. Then again, the skirt tetra has a well deserved reputation for being tough as nails, so who knows what products they will come up with to attract children. There are already 1 gallon setups available with blacklights or blue LEDs for the Glofish danios, but the skirt tetras are just as active as those, yet much more bulky.... making them an even worse choice than Glofish danios for tiny tanks.
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Just saw pictures of those...err, glofish...let me just say, they are more scary than cool. LOL.

Hopefully they don't show up here. I'm pretty sure CA has a ban on them...and with Petco stocking up on those .5 gallon tanks for 10 glofish as seen on the box, I wouldn't want them getting in the wrong hands.
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Hmmm, interesting. It looks like they have orange eyes.
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Just saw pictures of those...err, glofish...let me just say, they are more scary than cool. LOL.
I agree.
They're freaky looking!
Glad we don't have any glofish here.
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