Goldfish bowls

Goldfish bowls

The use of bowls to house goldfish comes from a misunderstanding of Chinese display vessels. These were small, temporary containers that were used to display goldfish to guests. The goldfishes were otherwise housed in ponds. Fishbowls are so detrimental to goldfish's health that they are prohibited by cities like Rome on the grounds of animal cruelty.

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