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Selecting a Good Pet Store

Determining the Quality of the Pet Supply Resources in Your Community

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Here are some tips on choosing a good pet store from which to purchase your fish and aquarium supplies. Many of these suggestions are valid for selecting any retail establishment with which you wish to do business, while others are specific to the pet trade.

Not all stores will meet all of these requirements, but you will have to judge which of these you deem most important and evaluate the stores in your area for which one best suits your needs.

Here are some other tips on purchasing pets:

Check out these pages to help you get started with your first fish tank:



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