a fish tank - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
We change the water of the fish tank a little at a time even though it is quite dirty. The fish themselves have become accustomed to this culture in which their community of scale and fin swim. The key to keeping them healthy is patience, to add small doses of clean water in a steady and regular fashion.
The term 'fish tank' has always tickled me, for my brain insta-draws a fish in an armoured tank, paddled shaped fins holding the steering levers and a hat perched over its dorsal fin. Don't get me started on 'mail-box.'