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    1 Not allowed!
    Alright, I didn't mind the danios, in the name of science, information, and all that, but seriously... Enough is enough.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    1 Not allowed!
    You mean for environmental indicator?

    I have no issue with the science it actually exposes fish keeping to a lot more people that other wise might not of considered keeping fish. Of course we get the cases of improper stocking and cycling but that is also true with there natural counterparts as well.
    Last edited by AmazonJoe; 09-27-2016 at 06:43 PM.

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    2 Not allowed!
    I plan on doing a glo tank eventually and when done right it looks really awesome IMO

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    2 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by AmazonJoe View Post
    You mean for environmental indicator?
    Yes. Originally that was their purpose and it didn't bother me. But how many genetically altered species does science need?
    I like natural looking fish.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

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    0 Not allowed!
    I know where your coming from I myself enjoy the natural look of course. But genetics is the new frontier in the world today. GMO's are a super big topic right now. We always will asked that question just because we have the technology should we use it?

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    3 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    I like natural looking fish.
    Yes, I'm right there with you on this one.
    Last edited by Taurus; 09-27-2016 at 07:20 PM.

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    3 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    Alright, I didn't mind the danios, in the name of science, information, and all that, but seriously... Enough is enough.
    Selective breeding, genetically modified, hybridization...all of these are just different methods to obtain the same end result: producing an organism with desired traits that aren't available in nature. Humans have been manipulating the genetic makeup of plants and animals for thousands of years, whether it's to make bigger cobs of corn, a new breed of dog, or making tomatoes red because they're more visually appealing than their original yellow. Even the cotton in your clothes is genetically modified.

    "It's my whimsical colorful slice of paradise." - Debra Mozurkewich, RIP

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    1 Not allowed!
    I was going to say that we have all type of color variants in the world of fish so nothing new really in terms of changing the natural coloration

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    2 Not allowed!
    It's rather simple, glofish, whether they are danios or tiger barbs, do not appeal to me.

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