Flower horn

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These fish in the wild do not exist! They were bred in Malaysia just twenty years ago. For this, breeders crossed several species of fish. Which ones are a terrible secret.

The result is an unusual hybrid with a huge bump on the forehead and specks similar to hieroglyphs. They called the new fish “flower horn” or “red dragon” and began to watch it with interest. The fish got used to people, stopped being afraid of them, and even allowed themselves to be stroked.

And soon, another surprise awaited the breeders. It turned out that the color of the fish’s scales changes throughout life - and the red dragon can easily turn blue or gray!

Now in Asian countries, many aquarists are willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars for "flower horns." After all, there is a belief that wonderful fish will certainly bring happiness, luck and prosperity to the house.