Apparently I suck with fish because ONE WEEK after purchasing my two new fishes, they are both dead. Yesterday I came back from Arcadia to find Mango stuck behind the plant I bought him, upside down. Upon closer inspection he was still breathing, but he was “bruised” on his posterior. I looked it up online and found that when they’re stressed out, their immune systems are compromised and are easily susceptible to infections that cause their blood vessels to burst. There are all sorts of medicines you can give your fish if this happens but unfortunately I decided it was too late and probably not meant to be.
I have made the executive decision to not have small pets (rodents, fishes) ever again. Plants are okay.