December 26, 1994 |
From inside the nation's fishbowl, watching all those goldfish, guppies and swordtails isn't always a relaxing pastime. "It's a tricky business," tropical fish farmer Tim Hennessy said as he stood in his pond-dotted pasture. "Anybody who's ever taken care of fish knows that if everything isn't just right, they can die." Vulnerability aside, fish farming has thrived in Florida, which produces about 95% of all tropical fish sold in North America.