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Crayolas; Box Of 8.

Posted By: Joe Loach <jloach@wans.net>
Date: Tuesday, 23 February 1999, at 10:19 a.m.

Over the past few years, I've become more frustrated. Mega Pet Stores moved into the PacNW of Washington and swallowed up most of the "Mom & Pop" shops I used to frequent. The result was far less variety and quality of fish. On my fish hops up Interstate 5, I'd usually always find a variety of fish that was seldom imported, or a very good looking commonly available species. Before I left, there was just more and more "bread & butter" available. Down here, near Dallas, TX, it's much of the same. I guess I was spoiled by the past. It saddens me that the hobby I once knew has past with the ages. Sigh. What ever happened to variety? I believe Petsmart uses its own wholesaler? I thin