Fish keeping in homes has existed for a long time. In ancient times, it was the only way to keep the fish fresh – there were no refrigerators. People would catch them when they were already hatched from the spawn and then transfer them to ponds, but as time progressed they realized that there were ways to get them to breed right there in the ponds.

Aquatic farming (aquaculture) was born. Slowly, fish evolved from just food and became ornamental. They were now kept for their looks and were studied in-depth. People wanted to learn more about their habitat and their anatomy.

Over the years, fish keeping became a hobby. Freshwater aquarium information has led to successful aquarium keeping and the same can be said of salt water fish…

Source by Robert Hedley