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post #11 of 14 Old 02-04-2009, 07:05 AM
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its not even a cool fish IMO
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post #12 of 14 Old 02-04-2009, 07:26 AM
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Nothing harmful was done. It was selectively bred to achieve such strain. It is considered tyrosinase-positive albinism. There are a few more fish that are just as expensive, the gold barramundi (I believe tyrosinase-negative albinism) and platinum barramundi (tyrosinase-positive albinism), both owned by a person who is a member of the ACA bot. A few other examples of rare morphs are xanthic Polypterus mokelembembe and then xanthic Rita rita but they're all monster fish.lol

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post #13 of 14 Old 02-04-2009, 12:10 PM
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They're sold here for an equivalent of $21,500 in US dollar currency and they're 6-8 inches usually. If I know better, they'd be $20,000-$50,000 there depending on the size.
i'd rather have the new car LOL
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post #14 of 14 Old 02-04-2009, 03:03 PM
Heck, I'd rather buy a car, too. lol
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