GloFish® fluorescent fish are a great first pet – especially for children and their families. Buying GloFish should be a family decision, especially since other family members will be responsible for lending a helping hand.
Owning GloFish has many benefits for children, which include:
- Setting up and decorating an aquarium with gravel, plants, and other accessories is a fun and wonderful bonding experience for the whole family.
- GloFish are entertaining and soothing – especially with their brilliant fluorescence.
- Caring for a fish can help build a child’s self-confidence.
- With a parent’s guidance, pet ownership can teach children responsibility.
- Pet ownership offers companionship and helps children be compassionate.
- Emerging readers often feel more comfortable reading out loud to a pet.
- Studies have shown that pets offer security and stability. Nearly 70% of children confide in their pets, confident their secrets will not be betrayed.