AVOID at all costs!! Wish the law in IL for negligence...

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AVOID at all costs!! Wish the law in IL for negligence...

Post by misterlsn » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:22 am

Would include fishes! I went to Scott's Pet Shop (3054 Wolf Rd, Westchester, IL 60154-5622 (708) 562-5000) on a friend's recommendation (she hadn't been there in years) and I was absolutely disgusted. Me and my wife left literally feeling sick to our stomachs.

I know the LFS will always cram the tanks but these guys went overboard, and 80% of the tanks were just plain with zero substrate... even there corals were just resting on glass.

I'm not exaggerating when I say that at least 33% of the tanks had multiple fishes dead and about 25% of the tanks had horrible ICH infections that could be seen from feet away.

I took some pictures of a tank with several dead Red Parrots housed with elephant noses that tell the whole story... http://s456.photobucket.com/albums/qq28 ... 010005.jpg
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Re: AVOID at all costs!! Wish the law in IL for negligence...

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:59 am

Yeah, we've been hearing a lot of bad stuff for years about this shop, at my local reef club forum.
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Re: AVOID at all costs!! Wish the law in IL for negligence...

Post by Flutter » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:56 am

Sounds a lot like my LFS :(
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Re: AVOID at all costs!! Wish the law in IL for negligence...

Post by Adria » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:27 am

Wow, that's awful. I've never been into a store that had such bad conditions. Though, there is a store nearby that keeps tanks without substrate...the fish never seem to be sick...maybe they're just lucky.

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