Originally Posted by Jlburns
I just watched a video on the Internet and in the video they had a goldfish in a bowl. I just get like infuriated when I see things like this now. Before I had my fish I always thought that it was okay to keep a goldfish in a bowl, but now that I've learned so much I just wonder how keeping a goldfish in a bowl with no heater, no plants, no filtration. Pretty much nothing was such a common thought by most people? What do you guys think about it?
Well this week I was channel surfing and I saw the image of the goldfish-in-a-bowl on two separate channels only minutes apart. One was of the goldfish in the show American Dad, the other was a kid's cartoon, or maybe sesame street.
I thought about how these images do confirm the common belief that goldfish are happy in small spaces. But then again, I enjoy American Dad and don't hold the show responsible for educating the public on fish keeping. Images for thought, in this episode the son brings home a love-interest for Klaus from the carnival; at first Klaus in enamored but soon gets bored, we see him dragging the body away in a rolled up carpet by the end: