Re: NANFA-L-- OT: Sales of Males

Christopher Scharpf (
Sun, 11 Dec 2005 20:15:23 -0400

> I'm not sure it's a devolution, nor has the core reason for keeping fish
> changed. Who didn't start keeping fish because they were pretty and they
> liked to look-in-their "display"?

Bob Goldstein say there are 2 type of aquarium hobbyists: fishkeepers and
aquarists. Fishkeepers keep fish because fish and fish tanks are beautiful,
whereas aquarists breed fish and raise the eggs/fry.

Chris Scharpf
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