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10-27-2008, 01:10 AM #1
10-27-2008, 02:22 AM #2
psttt (whisper voice)
you forgot the h it http
But pretty good link!
10-27-2008, 02:57 AM #3
Very good link... Thanks... though I would assume that most of us reading this post (or the link, for that matter) are already sensible enough not to support those horrible practices...By Alfredo Franco-Cea
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10-27-2008, 04:18 AM #4
There are no pics of them in the link,it all red x's.Thats ok though,I just ate and it was good pizza!Ray Your Freindly Neighborhood,Fully Mod-ified, Self-appointed Pic Hound!! Need pics!!!
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10-27-2008, 08:32 AM #5
0Very good link... Thanks... though I would assume that most of us reading this post (or the link, for that matter) are already sensible enough not to support those horrible practices...angelcakes (penny)
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10-27-2008, 10:52 AM #6
Good though not sure why gold Barbs are there?
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12-31-2009, 01:07 AM #7
That site has an eerie feeling to it...
08-07-2010, 03:44 AM #8
0Originally Posted by james20
i have not come across any of these guys .yet but i will i guess
i use reputable stores (hopefully) that wouldnt stock these poor little guys
such a sick thing to do!!!16 tanks and counting
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08-07-2010, 05:39 PM #9
The white tetra is often one of those targeted for dying purposes. Even those not dyed appear pinkish because you can see the blood in their veins. I also had some several years ago but they remained quite pink with never any color loss so I don't think they had been dyed. Hard to tell on them, tho.
They are generally named strawberry tetra, blueberry tetra, grape tetra, or simply mixed fruit. The dyed ones look so darned fake I think it would be pretty obvious and the dye begans to go away generally before they can get sold and they're just plain ugly within a short time.
08-08-2010, 12:12 AM #10
Hmmm, I've had my tetra for 3, maybe 4 years now. The colour has never changed or faded. Maybe it's just its normal colour?!
The purple one must have been dyed though. Could explain why it died. :(~Col~
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