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  1. #1

    Default where the American market gets it's plecos... Florida!


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    Interesting article about the pleco population in Florida.

    http://www.planetcatfish.com/shanesw...article_id=489

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    Pretty cool thats a whole 2.5 hours from me. I think funkman is right there in Tampa.
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    A lot of the fish we get here in the states are from farms in Florida. The one in this article is one I wish was not available on the market because they get so large and most don't have tanks big enough to keep them.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    Yes, well I agree with that.

  5. #5

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    Pretty cool behind the scenes article. I wonder though what the ethics are of continuing to pump the market full of a species that grows too large for most tanks, as well as purposefully starving some to produce a staggered batch.

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    Horrible of course but ethics seem to be an alien concept to many retailers.

    Remember, as long as people keep buying these fish they will be "produced"

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