Zoonotic diseases from pet fish are very rare, but rare doesn’t mean never.  That can make messaging around the disease risks from pet fish challenging, because there’s a need to balance costs vs benefits, and being proactive vs paranoid.

I have a saltwater fish aquarium, and I don’t stay up at night worrying that it’s

Fish are very popular pets. It has been estimated that freshwater fish are owned by over 14 million people in the US, and saltwater fish are owned by approximately 800 000 people. Fish can be interesting, low maintenance pets, and the risks of disease transmission to people are low. However, low does not mean zero