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Old 12-30-2013, 07:23 PM   #11
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I love how you guys rescue them and save them from their cruel conditions but you're supporting their sale. Walmart does not see their sale as rescue they see it as sale. To stop the absolute horrible cruelty that happens there we need to stop buying them although sometimes this is hard because of how awful their life is. It's a very very good cause but it's also making walmart continue to sell them because they're selling them.
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Point however this one was from a pet store...
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Old 12-30-2013, 11:34 PM   #13
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I love how you guys rescue them and save them from their cruel conditions but you're supporting their sale. Walmart does not see their sale as rescue they see it as sale. To stop the absolute horrible cruelty that happens there we need to stop buying them although sometimes this is hard because of how awful their life is. It's a very very good cause but it's also making walmart continue to sell them because they're selling them.
I see what you're saying but its a futile effort. Even if every die hard aquarist stopped purchasing bettas from those conditions wal mart wouldn't care at all. The bettas are a miniscule cost to them and the overwhelming majority of people buying fish from there are uninformed parents buying for kids.
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My mom saved one today! A baby one! This is the picture she sent me, she is on her way home now with him! Attachment 214314. Will test water and see if it was anywhere near as awful as that!!! I hope not!! He is a cutie
Him? Are you sure its not female? I might be wrong but looks like a vieltail female.
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I see what you're saying but its a futile effort. Even if every die hard aquarist stopped purchasing bettas from those conditions wal mart wouldn't care at all. The bettas are a miniscule cost to them and the overwhelming majority of people buying fish from there are uninformed parents buying for kids.
I once saw a kid buying 8 african chiclids for a 10g... Or as he says: "chiclets"
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On the little cup it said baby betta elephant ear male... Guess we will wait and see
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On the little cup it said baby betta elephant ear male... Guess we will wait and see
Oh. Well, i guess i was wrong.
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The store might be wrong! It wouldn't be the first time. I was just telling you what the cup said.... I wanted a girl but my mommy wanted a boy... So maybe it is a female...
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