I’m not a “pet” person. So, I do not have an aquarium at home. If you do have an one, then be careful while cleaning it up. Why do people clean their aquarium? The aquarium is an abode for fishes (and other aquatic animals?!). So are ponds, rivers, seas and oceans. Nobody cleans these! In fact, we keep dumping all sorts of things into these water bodies. Aren’t they supposed to be the reservoir for our unwanted and imperishable stuff? Coming back to the original question, if we don’t clean up these water bodies, why do we clean aquariums?
Fine with me, if you still want to clean it up. But take a look at what happened to my colleague’s husband. He was cleaning their aquarium. It fell down and broke. His sorrows did not end there. On the way down, the broken glass piece left a deep cut on his wrist severing the tendons. He rushed to the hospital immediately. At the hospital, the people who were supposed to be giving him medical care was more concerned on the reason behind the cut. Was this a botched-up attempt at suicide? Finally, he managed to get the medical attention. After 5 stitches, the situation is under control.
But imagine the pain, his wife is going through. There are several accusations leveled at her!
- Not only does she drive us crazy, she also drives her husband mad to the point of suicide.
- She has to appear before the cops. So, she left early from work yesterday.
All this for cleaning an aquarium?
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