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Why do I keep fish?

I got into the hobby when I was a teenager and it was really quite unintentional. An elderly friend of our family didn’t want his 15-gallon aquarium filled with fish and plants and so he gave it to me. I enjoyed it, but I now realize how little I knew back then about fishkeeping when I took over as steward of that tank filled with God’s creation.

It was probably overstocked when I got it, but the day I decided to add one more fish, life in that aquarium quickly crashed until the only fish left was the one fish I had bought. Either he was the cause of the demise or was just a true survivor. This tank eventually disappeared as other parts of my life took over.

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