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Beautiful fish for peace of mind

  • Musthofid

  /   Fri, November 8 2019   /  02:22 am
Fish gazing: A vendor tends to his ornamental fish at Parung Market. (JP/Musthofid)(JP/Musthofid)

Fish gazing: A vendor tends to his ornamental fish at Parung Market. (JP/Musthofid)Roni Supratiwo began to be captivated by ornamental fish as a little boy when his father took him to a fish market, but it was only recently that he rediscovered his long-lost passion. On his home terrace, he has a small aquarium filled with two colorful discus. Another fishbowl on the upper floor of his house contains three.“I love discus. They are graceful with beautiful colors,” says the father of two.An accountant, Roni splits his time between his office job, family and fish. He enjoys feeding the fish, reloading aquarium water and ultimately gazing at his swimming pets.Ornamental fish are available at a nearby vendor, but looking for more affordable prices, Roni will go to a wholesale outlet in Parung, Bogor regency, West Java, a 30-minute drive from his home in Depok, also in West Java.Housing hu...