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03-06-2013 03:56 AM
Craw Chief I know this is an old thread and it happened a while back, but I just wanted to say how insanely glad I am this place closed. The one time I went in there (early 2009( and saw the cages they had those dogs in, I was mortified. I checked up on them online and, sure enough, they got their dogs from puppy mills.

The guy running the store was like a car salesman trying to get me to buy fish. It was pretty terrible. I couldn't be happier that they closed.
11-06-2011 04:26 AM
danepatrick i quit june 2007, so after that, yes, it all went down hill and anyone who shopped there and knew me, knows it did just that. (:
11-24-2010 12:11 AM
Lisa816 I went to Petland in BR last weekend, and their tanks do look very bad. They were all covered in algae and there was not one single live plant in any of them. According to this thread they had live plants, but I see now that was in 2006. They definitely don't have any live plants now.
11-20-2010 05:24 PM
Born4spd Petland is Disgusting nowadays.
Fish Selection is garbage, and the tanks are all covered in algae, customers cant even see into the tanks.

The only reason they stay open is because of the puppy mill.

The only place i recommend is the Petsmart on Millerville in baton rouge, i work there so i know it is well maintained :P
01-02-2010 04:34 AM
londonloco Petland = Puppy Mills
I would never give them any business
01-02-2010 01:34 AM
Mjc20 went to petland yesterday just to browse....they had a great selection of freshwater fish, but no one on staff was knowledgeable enough to 'help' me. several people tried to tell me that a cyprichromis was actually a compressiceps. i was horrified when i saw how well some of their tanks were maintained....

i can honestly say i will never buy fish from them
06-24-2008 02:12 AM
rpayer Went in Petland today... Was happy to find the cleanest tanks and healthiest fish out of any of the LFS in town.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/629901-post34.html
12-11-2006 02:08 AM
danepatrick well thanks for all of the compliments guys.
this thread was simply to let locals know what's happening in the store every now and then.
12-11-2006 01:43 AM
chuckeff I also buy all of my fish at Petland now. Dane is very knowledgeable on fish and plants. And if he does not have an item, he will do his best to get it. Also, I have had a lot of good luck buying fish there.
12-05-2006 12:38 PM
AnneRiceBowl I've been stuck in Georgia---but it was for about 13 years. =(
12-05-2006 11:57 AM
Anthony I feel ya Anne, I was stuck in Georgia for 4 months as well. It's still not the same.
12-05-2006 03:54 AM
AnneRiceBowl [QUOTE=Anthony;340230]There's no too many people on here from Louisiana. QUOTE]


...Or we may be FROM there, but we're not LIVING there ATM, but are STUCK living in Nebraska.
12-05-2006 03:52 AM
tha_beeg
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Originally Posted by styxx1 View Post
I agree Dane is awesome and they have excellent quality fish...I can't get enought Ottos to save my life and he's always got the real survivors there too...
def. petsmarts ottos dont last more than a week... and dane gets a great variety of plants in there too
12-05-2006 03:34 AM
styxx I agree Dane is awesome and they have excellent quality fish...I can't get enought Ottos to save my life and he's always got the real survivors there too...
12-04-2006 03:03 AM
tha_beeg petland= best lookin fish in the area and good help!
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