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Old 08-24-2011, 05:52 PM   #1 
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Walmart Customers Don't Care

I work at Walmart in the pet section, and I haven't convinced one person who is buying a Betta that they need atleast a 2 gallon tank.

Their excuse is always the same "I kept one in a vase with a plant and it lived for a year."

Yes... it SURVIVED for a year... good job...
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:06 PM   #2 
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Most people who come into walmart don't give two craps about anything... ><
But then again, there are the poor college kids like me who take very good care of their pets. :)
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:12 PM   #3 
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Seriously, though I have noticed college students are a bit more wiling to at least listen (girls at least, lol)
Walmart sells those dumb pink rocks.... but despite 5 or 6washes in HOT water, the paint comes off and clouds the water
Talked a girl and her friend out of getting them, plus, she got a decoration and plants and a 2 gallon tank plus a heater :)
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:30 PM   #4 
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Oh wow. Some customers are so arrogant : I They just want a cheap way for everything.
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:24 PM   #5 
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Is it possible that they're just uneducated? They've had past experiences and figured their fish were happy and are probably assuming you're just trying to make a bigger sale?
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:39 PM   #6 
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Is it possible that they're just uneducated? They've had past experiences and figured their fish were happy and are probably assuming you're just trying to make a bigger sale?
Doubtful. I always show them the aquariums and say, "These small ones are just for money. They aren't really for Bettas at all."
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Old 08-28-2011, 12:26 AM   #7 
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I always point out that the 5 gallon kit plus heater lets you keep just about any small fish there, that the betta will love it and that the larger the tank the easier it is to care for them.

All true facts and the total cost is $35.00!
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:43 AM   #8 
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It is sad that the people that come into walmart get a Betta for the heck of it. Makes me angry.
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