Quick Answer: Will PetSmart Take Unwanted Fish?

most Local Fish Stores (LFS) will accept them for credit.

Or they will also take donations.

but Petsmart won’t take them.

Will Petco take unwanted fish?

Petco will take fish, but you get nothing in return. If you have a “mom and pop” petstore, they will often give you a small amount of store credit. J. You may also want to check with some independent aquarium shops if any are left in your area.

Where can I take my unwanted fish?

The three best options for getting rid of unwanted pet fish are: surrendering your fish to a pet store, donating your fish, or rehoming your fish via Craigslist or Facebook. Petco, Pet World Warehouse Outlet, and Pet Supermarket all accept pet surrenders.

What do you do with fish you don’t want?

All of the following options are preferable to dumping or flushing:

  • Reach out to a local fish or pet shop. See if they will take your unwanted fish.
  • Ask other fish owners. Advertise if you have to.
  • Look for a local fish club.
  • Donate to a school, nursing home, or office.

Will PetSmart take back fish?

Yes. Live or dead fish can be returned to PetSmart within 14 days of purchase, customer service representatives for PetSmart said. Returns more than 14 days after purchase either will not be accepted or may be approved on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of a PetSmart store manager.

What do you do with a fish you no longer want?

All of the following options are preferable to dumping or flushing:

  1. Reach out to a local fish or pet shop. See if they will take your unwanted fish.
  2. Ask other fish owners. Advertise if you have to.
  3. Look for a local fish club.
  4. Donate to a school, nursing home, or office.

Will a fish die if you flush it down the toilet?

But for the most part, the answer is no. Just putting most fish into the water used to flush most toilets will kill them in short order, and once you flush them into the sewer pipe it’s even worse.

What happens if you flush a fish down the toilet?

The cold will likely shock the fish and the chlorine will burn its gills. This may kill or mortally damage the fish. The sewer contains highly polluted water and a lot of toxins. Flushing a live fish down the toilet is almost certain death and a cruel one at that.

How do you humanely kill a pet fish?

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What do you do with baby fish you don’t want?

1) Hope that the parents or other tankmates eat the babies. 2) Sell/Donate the babies to the LFS once they’ve grown a bit. 3) Give them away to friends or local hobbyists. 4) Buy more and more tanks to house your constantly breeding guppies until you are known by your peers as “that weird fish kid.”

What is the most humane way to kill a fish?

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Do fish have feelings?

Not only do fish have feelings, but this ability might have evolved hundreds of millions of years ago. Emotional states in animals are still a matter of debate for biologists. Now, for the first time, Portuguese researchers have demonstrated that fish have emotional states triggered by their environment.

What can I do with unwanted fry?

What to do With Unwanted Guppy Fry?

  • 5 Things You Can do With Guppy Fry.
  • Just Leave Them with Their Parents.
  • Separate Them from Their Parents.
  • Give Guppy Fry Away to Friends.
  • Grow Out Guppy Fry and Sell for Profit.
  • Conduct Selective Breeding.