Re: NANFA-L-- Re: the aquarium hobby as conservator of

Michael Lucas (
Wed, 10 May 2006 13:17:45 -0400


You don't sound negative to me, just realistic. I think sometimes we like
to think we can do more then we really can or use the "raising for
conservation" rationalization to keep something we just plain want to have.
There certainly are plenty of neat fish out there, that are in no danger, to
collect and enjoy. For the others our energy might be better used to support
the institutions truely qualified to do some good and to help protect the
natural environments.

Mike Lucas
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