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Best of Aquarium News - Aquarium Hobby Legend Alan Fletcher

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In the inaugural episode of the "Best of Aquarium News" we feature an interview Bill and Steve conducted in October of 2012 with aquarium hobby legend, Alan Fletcher.   Alan recounts how he became involved with Dr. William T. Innes, father of the modern tropical fish hobby in North America. He discusses the laswuit between Innes and Herbert R. Axelrod.  He also instructs us on the proper usage of the terms fish and fishes. Alan also discusses how tropical fish were transported during the hobby prior to world war II and the impact it had on developing the hobby during the 1950s