Possible Government Ban on Importation of wild coral and fish

Discussion in 'Environmental' started by GuitarMan89, Feb 17, 2010.

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  1. Night-Rida

    Night-Rida Finback Whale

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    x3 funny.. lol

    Blackmarket frags for sale. yo, you got some of those green zoas everyones talkin' bout?
     
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  3. malac0da13

    malac0da13 Torch Coral

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    Hahaha...pretty funny...but wouldn't that be counter productive?

    Anyway...So the main purpose of this legislation is not to stop aquarists but to actually protective the ocean. Hurting the aquarium trade is just a sad biproduct then?
     
  4. Gresham

    Gresham Great Blue Whale

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    You hit the nail on the head. The aquarium trade will not be the only one effected but it will be the one most effected.
     
  5. johnmaloney

    johnmaloney 3reef Sponsor

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    slinging corals in the alley....:)

    i wish government would busy itself with solutions and not bans. i think there are redeeming factors for live coral collection and transport, (curio is a waste though). The "ark" factor, small overall impact, cultivation knowledge etc....too bad they don't use CITES money to build artificial reefs. Aquarists would have built miles of reef by now....I guess they use it for other things.....
     
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  6. mikejrice

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    Good news for me. I frag several of those listed and history shows that when there's demand for something illegal prices go through the roof;D

    Sorry someone's got to be the capitalist here.