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Multicolored Aquarium Fishes – A Unique Mean Of Pet-facilitated Therapy

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Aquatic world is one of the very sensational creations wonderfully of the nature. This is a world – so magical, so cool, so interactive, so imaginative and so glamorous that it has been alluring hearts of zillions all across the globe since years. Fishes benefit us not only if we eat them; watching the multicolored shoal moving all around in the glass tank, peeping through coral reefs and bushes of water weeds creates a real magic spell in human mind. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania reported that watching fishes swimming in a home aquarium is one of the easiest and best ways to ease mental stress. They also reported that calm movement of the multicolored fishes in a glass tank offers a mean of controlling high blood pressure.
Merely sitting before the tank with water, gravels, underwater weeds and coral décors -- but no fishes would hardly come to any help to people. The renowned ecologist Alan Beck, director of the university's Center for the Interaction of Animals &…