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San Francisco Commission Recommends Ban on Tropical Fish
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PostPosted: 2011.06.16(Thu)5:01    Post subject: San Francisco Commission Recommends Ban on Tropical Fish Reply with quote

Probably won't get passed, but just goes to show there are activist groups who want to kill this hobby; you can bet this includes all marine species, notice even the captive bred market is not safe from these nuts...

San Francisco Mulls Goldfish Ban
"San Francisco's Animal Control and Welfare Commission is recommending that the City ban the sale of goldfish, tropical fish and guppies in its borders, according to Matier and Ross.

The recommendation to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is part of the commission's ongoing efforts to discourage "impulse buys" of animals.

The commission's ban would cover pet stores and breeders in the City. It comes after more than a year of study and findings that aquarium fish are often mass bred under inhumane conditions or stripped from the wild..."
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/politics/San-Francisco-Mulls-Goldfish-Ban-123923649.html
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