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Re: Luo Han / Flower Horn


Thanks for a most interesting article on the flower horn craze.  Like all 
crazes it will peak and die, but in this one living creatures are being 
artificially created to meet a passing fad.  After it ends, what happens to 

Yesterday we had painted glass fish, today we have parrot fish and flower 
horns, and tomorrow we'll be faced with genetically engineered 
glow-in-the-dark discus and, maybe, sword plants.  I think this is something 
that should be discouraged.

A good discussion of the ethics of hybridization is at the Malawi Cichlid 
homepage, at http://malawicichlids.com/mw01013.htm.

I bet this will spawn some discussion here!  <g>

Good luck!