Just to add my 2 cents, here: You are all talking to the wrong people here. Anyone that comes on this forum to get a Nemo is doing the right thing and may actually end up with a decent sw
I just saw the movie (rented) last night. My wife stopped me after the second "Now wait a second you can't keep those two ..." It does make it seem easy and yes, they are all extremely cute and what little kid won't want them. But in some lfs
defense, I have been seeing signs since the movie came out that say in no uncertain terms that Nemo's are tough to keep. I've overheard conversations that started with: Customer: I want one of those (clownfish) and ended with the clerk clearly layout what they actually needed. The customer ended with a very nice 10 gallon tank and the promise to her kids that they would come back for the pretty FW
fish they had picked out....
Anyway, back to my point: We should be the ones telling "the guy next door who is adding morton's to his walmart bowl" What the deal is. (not bashing the member who wrote that in, mind you). We should spread teh word even at lfs
, when we see parents and their kids eyeing the clowns. We can be nice. We can be informative. We can give them this website address.
So, instead of *****ing and moaning amongst ourselves about the demise of poor clownfish -- only of fraction of which are tank raised, btw
-- let's help out. I know I try to. :