Thursday, June 30, 2016

Random Photo: Glowing Fish

While I think the the pet fish industry is far crueler than most people realize (for example very few fish can survive in small tanks) I still like looking at them. I do pity the lives of these glowing fish as that's not natural at all. But they sure are pretty. 

10 comments:

  1. You're right about it being hard to keep fish alive in a small tank. I had a thirty gallon tank when I was a teenager and a had several fish that glowed, such as neon tetras.

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  2. Yep- they sure are pretty...too bad they are so crammed in though.

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  3. That tank does look crapped, but maybe it is in a pet shop place
    where fish for sale are in small tanks.
    I think you can easily find out from pet shop owners or fish experts
    exactly how many goldfish can be comfortably accommodated with room to swim around in a suitable fish tank.
    Anyhow they are very soothing for bed ridden people to watch and educational for small children.
    B J Hunnicut aka Colin

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  4. There are too many of them. The pet shops do the same with budgies, they have too many in a cage. Very sad. I don't think pet shops should be selling animals at all, but this is my opinion.

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  5. I love fish, and we've actually had tank for awhile. (Well...two coz we have a red ear slider too:)).Our goldies last a few years (our last pair were both 8 years old) as we really take care of them. It's so sad when I these aquariums with dirty tanks and who don't really know how to take care of them.

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  6. Yes it is sad, but the colours are pretty.

    All the best Jan

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  7. I seen "tattooed" fish in the pet shop the other day. Now thats sad. They are actually tattooed in Japan and shipped. Crazy huh.
    check out the site here. http://www.underwatertimes.com/news.php?article_id=01769543281
    Lisa

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  8. watching them slowly glide thru the water is so calming....and I don't find it sad that they are in tanks...too many, of course, isn't a good thing...

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