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    Although I would have liked more light on the head, I am pleased with the effect it had on the fins.
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    Beautiful picture! You're right about those fins really showing off.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    What a pretty fish! Thanks for posting - never heard of a danio like that.

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    I believe they are just genetically modified zebra danios. Change one gene and you get long fins + awesome leopard pattern. Haven't seen them in colors before though, so maybe it is a new species?

    Love these fish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Azurescriber View Post
    I believe they are just genetically modified zebra danios. Change one gene and you get long fins + awesome leopard pattern. Haven't seen them in colors before though, so maybe it is a new species?

    Love these fish.
    Leopard danios and zebra danios are both natural mutations in the genes that make up the coloration patterns. Long fins are also a variation found in the wild. Aquarists have bred specifically to keep the colorations and to encourage long fin growth.

    Since they are the same species as zebra danios they can cross breed with the genetically modified glo-fish variants.

    This may be that, or it may just be that the lighting selected is highlighting the pink/gold undertones that are in the native color variations.

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    As far as I am aware it is a leopard crossed with a glofish.
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