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Posted By: offy who lost her password LOL
Date: Sunday, 11 March 2001, at 10:24 a.m.

For those of you that haven't followed the hobby directing it's attention to the conditions in the chain stores...

One of the joys and celebrations was to:

Visit and observe the fishkeeping/aquatics staff at a local WalMart with their new Marineland retailers setup. The department manager is knowledgable in fishkeeping and will look it up before sending an oscar home with a goldfish or a tigerbarb home with an angel. She has committed to finding volunteers and personnel to help maintain the department.

The rest of the staff were watching the tanks as they populated them with an incoming shipment (now, that's the other side of the problems and another project).

They observed, monitored, moved, tested, put up the not for sale signs. Made a check list and and then went to the inside booth to make sure a log was kept on the tanks for the next shift.

Yeah,, there's hope.

and in the other