So mad!!

  1. DebsR

    DebsR Member Member

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    Went out for dinner this evening and the restaurant had a fish tank in their bar area, naturally i went straight over to look and get this...
    The tank was maybe 29g max, bare tank, no subatrate no plants, though it did have a heater and filter, stocked with
    15-20 Neon tetras
    3 red tailed shark
    2 angels
    5 guppies
    AND 5 FANCY GOLDFISH!!!!

    How the poor things are still alive is beyond me!! I immediately mentioned my concerns to the maitre d who just shrugged and said they are just there as they are interesting to customers, his words were "they are fish..we feed them and clean the water what more do they need" Needless to say we did not stay for dinner!! I dragged my poor other half out of there fuming!!

    Sorry for ranting!! Needed to share with people that would understand my outrage!
     

  2. Brizburk

    Brizburk Well Known Member Member

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    Send them a letter too. Call them and state your concerns. Force them to do right be the animals.
     

  3. cnstowers

    cnstowers Member Member

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    #FishLivesMatter
     
  4. Platylover

    Platylover Fishlore VIP Member

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    Post reviews on review sites, talk to the owner, email them, ex. That's what I'd do, sorry to hear that, some people really don't care...
     
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    DebsR

    DebsR Member Member

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    They dont have a tripadvisor page unfortunately :-( I did email the owner, i even offered to buy the tropical ones from him though it would involve me buying a new tank or two! I think i will call animal welfare in the morning too, though whether they will do anything i dont know! :-(
     
  6. Brizburk

    Brizburk Well Known Member Member

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    Keep calling! Find social media - go to the local news ... Stand outside with a sign...
     
  7. Platylover

    Platylover Fishlore VIP Member

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    Social media might be a good way to go, but I'd wait and give them a chance first. It could hurt their business as well as give them business, any media is good media.
     
  8. Brizburk

    Brizburk Well Known Member Member

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    So true! Call the owner again and request he/she sell you the tropicals. And let them know you're deeply upset about the conditions and that you'll keep requesting they rehome the fish.

    Good luck, keep us posted!!
     
  9. leftswerve

    leftswerve Well Known Member Member

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    Judge jury executioner

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