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What Kind Of OScar?!!?

Discussion in 'Fish and Aquarium - all types' started by Fishkin, Sep 11, 2004.

  1. Fishkin

    Fishkin New Member

    I was calling Just Pets pet store today and asked what oscars they had for sale and one of them they mentioned was a Blueberry Oscar.. I have never heard of this kind is this rare? Any information or pics?
  2. grnlemonade

    grnlemonade New Member

    dont get it man, it is a dyed oscar....those are dyed with the acid method..
  3. Fishkin

    Fishkin New Member

    Oh man I was looking forward to getting or seeing one then I saw this site and it said they are dyed. I wish people wouldnt do that to fish..
  4. grnlemonade

    grnlemonade New Member

    yea, its sad to say ppl make a living off of doing this to fish... :x
  5. OneWolvesDream

    OneWolvesDream New Member

    Yup, its sad to see, for our stores they can only sell large fish like pacus, oscars and cichilids as babies, so they are less then a inch now. Though due to many efforts we have managed to ban dying in most stores. :eek:
  6. Obelix

    Obelix New Member

    Blueberries are in-fact dyed but if your in the oscar market I would buy a tiger oscar provided you have the room. Just my 2C though.
  7. Fishkin

    Fishkin New Member

    Yea its so hard lol. I KNOW for sure it's gonna be a Tiger or an Albino Long Fin.....Argh I cant decide and I get the money tomorrow.!!!!!
  8. fishdude

    fishdude New Member

    poor dyed fish. :cry: :cry: :cry: why do people continue such a horrible, cruel inhumain mad practice?why, why, why!!!!!!!! :cry:
  9. t_chelle16

    t_chelle16 New Member

    Because most people are ignorant to the practice and continue to buy them thinking they're naturally those colors. Or, they know, but they don't care. If the fish are selling, the people who "manufacture" them are getting money so they'll keep doing it.

    Pretty much the same reason why fish like iridescent sharks and pacu are still being sold.

  10. fishdude

    fishdude New Member

    i pity them. :0021:

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