Hey Nippyfish Readers! It’s late and I’m sort of tired so rather than posting the usual Q&A, I’m just going to reprint this really nice email I got today from a reader. It was so thoughtful, it made my day. The emails I get from readers are really what make the blog as successful as it is. So thanks again to you all, the readers for emailing your questions and comments. Happy 4th of July to my fellow American readers too. Enjoy the holiday and stay safe.
MB, DVM wrote:
I’m a veterinarian who aspires to work with fish and other aquatic animals when I “grow up,” and I just wanted to let you know that your site is a wonderful wealth of knowledge and experience in betta keeping. I was impressed by the content, and I would definitely refer clients with questions about their betta and for examples of good husbandry practice to take a look at your site. I’ve done lots of work with veterinarians in public aquarium and tropical fish aquaculture settings, and I wish that more vets out there understood the importance of knowing at least the basics about good fish husbandry, so laypeople would look to us, not pet store workers (nothing against them, some are very good at what they do, but as you know, some of them aren’t!) to get advice on pet fish health and husbandry. Just thought I’d give you a smile with some words of kindness…
Enjoy your 4th of July Holiday!
If any of you fish hobbyists out there know of a great veterinarian that knows his/her fish and want to share them with the rest of the world, please to let us hear your recommendations.