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Shae Has Expensive Scientific Taste

Last week I overhauled our fish tank and gave it a really good cleaning then filled it will all new fish. Our tank was in need of a do over.

Once the tank was overhauled we headed to the fish store and I let Sabreena, Shaun and Shae each pick a type of fish that they wanted to put into our fish tank. Sabreena chose two angel fish, Shaun selected two platies and Shae chose GloFish. I really don’t care about the cost of the fish and it’s only funny because Sabreena’s fish were maybe $3-$4 each and the same goes for Shaun’s fish but Miss Shae on the other hand selected fish that were $9.99 per fish and they live best in sets of at least 3.

The red, yellow and orange fish at the top are Shae's GloFish

After I saw they were $9.99 I asked the guy at the fish store why they seemed so expensive since they are kind of a small fish and I was told because they are the ONLY fish that are patented. GloFish were originally bred to help detect environmental pollutants. By adding a natural fluorescence gene to the fish, scientists hope to one day quickly and easily determine when a waterway is contaminated.

So not only did Shae choose a fish that was the most expensive out of the bunch but she also selected one that has a scientific purpose.

I Disclose