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Re: NFC Chat on darters

> for 50, which is n't much above wholesale.  How in the world do pet
> ships make any
> profit on these guys?  20%% or more die off is normal, take into account
> the costs of feeding, housing, filters, and so forth... at $1/doz (average
> rate here) they have to be selling at aloss.

Most pet shops break even on fish and make it up in dry goods (or 
puppies for those who don't know better).  Fish specialty stores 
can't afford to do this, so typically their livestock prices are much 



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