Re: NANFA-- fish quality

Rhonda Wilson (
Sat, 05 Jan 2002 12:50:54 -0700

And they're often sick and don't live anyway. They also don't offer
females if they can avoid it so you can't breed them yourself either.
Not only fish but I thought I'd get some mice for some old cracked tanks
I have. I've bred mice and gerbils several times in the past. They only
sale males of those too. I looked at some parakeets they had for sale
and sure enough they were all males too. So what we have is sickly mass
bred animals of all kinds and only males to boot. Then the US postal
service stops shipping animals (at least according to their rules) so
that not only do you have the problem with lack of good availability in
local stores but you can't reasonably trade or buy good animals from
other breeders. It's a really bad situation.

It's not just fish it's the big business crowding out all sorts of other
things. As a nation we've traded low prices for quality and selection.



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