There are many articles available hailing the benefits of lowering one’s blood pressure by watching the activity in an aquarium.
Now, while I haven’t tested the theory by taking my own blood pressure before or after watching the fish and other creatures in my aquarium, I can say for sure it is a calm and peaceful experience to sit and watch them go about their business feeding and swimming.
Here’s a pic of one of the little fellows in my tank, taken during one of his quiet moments. He and his buddies certainly make me laugh.
Pets in general bring joy and happiness. Tell me about your pet in the comments. I’d love to hear about them!