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Old 11-04-2012, 12:53 AM   #1
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New Genetically Modified Glo-Cichlids!

Hi everyone! I was reading an article and just wanted to share it:
Fluorescent cichlids produced in Taiwan | News | Practical Fishkeeping

The glo-gene is being micro-injected into convict and angelfish eggs. They say that these could hit the market as early as this year!

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Old 11-04-2012, 01:01 AM   #2
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Wow. Strange things going on. Can't believe it went farther than GloFish, but then again, here we are, with 4 species of fish being Glo.

I might get a cool angel one, but we'll see...

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Old 11-04-2012, 01:38 AM   #3
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For me, the whole GloFish thing was pretty cool at first. But all of the 3 gallon GloFish tanks and stuff like that is pushing it too far. I just know that when the angel fish come out, we will be seeing 5-10 gallon Glo angelfish setups. The fish themselves are, like I said before, honestly really neat, and I'm sure a nice big aquarium with a school of glo angels would look spectacular. Unfortunatly I don't all of the new glo fish aren't gonna get those homes though.
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:26 AM   #4
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I want to see new glofish colors.
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:31 AM   #5
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We can't get ang Glo fish here in the uk as there banned
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:42 AM   #6
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Aye...... I have no words for this.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:09 AM   #7
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I personally think they look ugly....
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:18 AM   #8
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Personally I absolutely hate the Glo program and all of their fish. Their whole program is just a way to make money without any thought towards the fish. I hope this comes to an end soon. These fish look so pitiful and unhealthy.
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I saw glo-barbs at one of the chain stores on Friday. I think the whole thing is disgusting.
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I looked at the side by side pricing on these things and cant figure out why danios ave $5, skirt tetras are $8, and the new barbs are $11. Don't worry they are going to have every different kind of fish with these ugly fluorescent colors soon.

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