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    http://www.peta.org/factsheet/files/...play.asp?ID=30

    When will they learn that, even though everyone is entitled to their opinion, they are not entitled to anyone giving a rats arse?
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    This line is misleading:

    The natural waste of fish emits ammonia, which can accumulate to toxic levels, so clean the tank regularly, but never empty the tank completely. Be sure to clean the glass well with a pad or a brush to prevent algae growth.
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    Also the line

    Robbed of their natural habitats and denied the ability to travel freely, they must swim around in the same few cubic inches of water over and over.


    By my calculations, there are over 230 cubic inches per gallon, leaving about 2,400 cubic inches in the standard 10 gallon tank. Now, since when is 2,400 considered "Just a few"?

    Hypocrites?
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    You can't disagree with too much they say though. Fish are obviously going to be better off in the wild living how nature intended, and it's something we all must have considered at some point and made our peace with. Dogs aren't meant to be kept in back yards either or tethered to leashes, but they all are.

    Come to think of it, why wouldn't a fish want to live in a tank? There are no predators out to get them, they get fed regularly, their every need is taken care of and they don't have to work for it, most have never even seen a stream or river. Hmmm, on second thoughts, maybe for the safety and well being of fish in general we should all catch as many wild fish as we can, and give them all a life of safety, and easy food j/k

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    Nope. Fish are definatley better off in an aquarium.
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    yep, sure are

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    Ignorant or apathetic fish owners and marketing ploys to sell cheap inadequate fish setups are the biggest problem. Also, parents who let their kids keep pets and expect them to take care of it properly.

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    So....does this mean PETA is going to start conducting raids on LFS and killing all the fish like they do with puppies and stuff? o.O
    Foshizzle.

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    Do PETA actually get on with anybody, during my time as a member of this forum, an airgun forum and a fishing forum they seem to stick they're littles noses in everywere to try and stop people enjoying themselves and to reduce people to nothing more than PETA puppets.



    Watch this!!

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    Apparently PETA likes to kills animals in captivity rather than let them "suffer." Again, it may just be a few rotten apples, but we had a fake pig carcass strewn courtyard incident some while back by PETA, so I'm convinced they are all a bunch of nutjobs.
    Foshizzle.

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