01-11-2007, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Blue
I believe what they are trying to say, quite poorly, is that the fishkeeping hobby is unethical because the mainstream fishkeepers simply buy another fish when one dies. In general, people do not bother to cycle their tank, the industry trains people to keep large fish in small tanks to boost revenue. Their claim is entirely true. The problem is PETA would rather focus on that negative instead of using their resources to educate the world on how to properly
become a fishkeeper. That is why PETA always pulls the rug from underneath themselves; when they have a valid point they flood it with over generalizations and allow the zealots speak on their behalf.