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Re: NFC: Shovelnose Sturgeon (fwd)

> It is too bad that the majority of pet stores don't provide "truth in 
> advertising" labels that indicate the aggression level, water quality 
> needs and adult size of the fish. I think it would prevent a lot of 
> unnecessary stress and death of fish which people buy to 
> color-coordinate with the drapes, with no thought of the needs of the 
> fish. 

They don't do this because the rednecks who buy them don't care!  
All they care about is getting a bad-ass fish they can brag about.  
Few LFS's will refuse to sell such a fish to a person who insists on 
buying it even though they obviously will kill it soon enough.



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"Fie on thee, fellow!  Whence come these fishes?" - Scheherazade

"Any fish with good teeth is liable to use them." - Wm. T. Innes

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