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bary trotter 07-23-2009 10:12 PM

glow fish
how to you incourage glowfish to spawn and yes i have foud a place to take them

Fishin Pole 07-24-2009 05:38 AM

do you mean the danio species of glowfish?..............Their was a big debate about breeding them on here a few months ago........Its illegal to breed them, the fish have been patented because of their altered color state..............I doubt if any thing would happen if you did breed them, but i just wanted to make you aware of it

bary trotter 07-24-2009 03:15 PM

yes the danos

Oldman47 07-25-2009 06:22 PM

It is not illegal to breed them but it is illegal to sell what you have bred. They are genetically modified zebra danios that have some jellyfish DNA in them. That fish was patented and it is a patent violation to breed and sell them. Nobody can keep you from having them breed in your own tank, they will do that with no help from you, but selling them after violates the patent.

fishbum 07-25-2009 10:18 PM

I've never kept,or breed them,but this might help,
Danios and Devarios - Breeding Danios and Devarios

bary trotter 07-26-2009 08:01 PM

can i give them away for free

FishFreak95 07-28-2009 09:46 AM

They are patented fish that contain coral DNA not jellyfish.
No You cannot distribute them in anyway legally(from what I can remember)

You can breed them with other danios or other glow fish just as long as they are not sold or given away.

neenjar 07-29-2009 10:01 AM

I do not think giving them away would be an issue, selling yes, but a gift? Who is to say you did not buy them at a store and give them to a friend?

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