Why do fish cost so much?

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I know, it is annoying

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Firestorm8215 wrote: Very interesting article Ben. Makes me wonder even more why the guy that runs the store here doesnt take better care of them... :unsure:



because he can im sure if you know what I mean

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benmcfadden replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

true point dude

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Firestorm8215 replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

Well , we know from experience now that apparently at least in my area noone gives a crap about what he does , but from a financial stand point you'd think he would put in an effort. The owner himself told me that on any given shipment he takes a 50% loss from fish dieing. And thats not due to shipping problems.
Its cause his store is a hell hole.
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bassetman replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

Fish are cheap , shipping is expensive. But cheap shipping is more expensive because dead fish bring less enjoy ment and then you have to purchase again and pay the FedEx charge. Really shipping is not so bad when you compare going to Nicaragua catching the fish and bringing it home.


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ehh replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

I wish fish were more expensive.
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tehmole replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

or you can combine multiple purchase to bring the shipping charge to something that's reasonable. but some fish are just over the hill with the prices ... just like black arros ... now people pay an arm and leg for them
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Firestorm8215 replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

ehh wrote: I wish fish were more expensive.


I dont know about that. Only because you dont have a lot of money to spend on fish doesnt mean you will not take care of it. But I do think that places that want to sell or even ship fish should be held to some standards. If we can shut down pippy mills for deplorable conditions why cant we shut down pet stores that want to sell fish but dont give a damn about how they treat them ?

It would also help if employees were educated more and if they would actually talk to customers instead of just handing over whatever fish they point at.
Granted...there is a few here or there that do make an effort , and at times the customer will do whatever they want to do anyways , but they should at least try.
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tehmole replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

i do agree with you Fire ... but sadly that's not how corporate works. it's all about $$$$$. in humans eyes .. a puppy is considered to be somewhat like how US. And a fish .. is just a fish ... no emotions or feelings.
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bassetman replied the topic: Why do fish cost so much?

I agree with fire but until the other 99.999999999 percent of the fish purchasers insist on it no changes are likely.


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