Diving into the Aquatic World: Junior Aquarist Season 3 at Petcare, Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi
Aquariums have always held a certain allure, enchanting us with the vibrant colors of tropical fish and the serene beauty of aquatic landscapes. But what if you could not only observe this underwater world but also become a part of it? Junior Aquarist Season 3, hosted by Petcare in collaboration with SMBG and Mushrif Mall on November 4th, 2023, did just that. This enchanting event offered children the chance to explore the aquatic realm in an interactive and engaging way.
A Day of Discovery
On a pleasant Saturday evening, from 5 pm to 7 pm, the young and curious minds of Abu Dhabi gathered at Mushrif Mall to begin their journey as junior aquarists. Petcare, in partnership with SMBG and Mushrif Mall, created an event that would spark the imagination and passion of these children.
Dive into Learning: Workshop Content
The Junior Aquarist Season 3 workshop was designed to provide participants with a hands-on experience in setting up their own mini fish tanks. Under the guidance of experienced trainers from SMBG and Petcare, children explored the magical world of aquariums and fish care. Here's a glimpse of what they learned:
1. The Aquatic Ecosystem: Children delved into the intricacies of creating a balanced and thriving ecosystem for their aquatic friends, understanding the delicate balance needed to ensure their well-being.
2. Proper Handling and Setup: With expert instructors leading the way, participants learned the fundamentals of setting up and maintaining an aquarium, making sure their fish would be happy and healthy.
3. Accessory Uses: Exploring various aquarium accessories and their functions, children discovered how to provide a comfortable living space for their fish.
4. Fish Feeding Guidelines: Proper nutrition is crucial for the health of fish. The junior aquarists were taught the essentials of fish feeding schedules and the importance of a balanced diet.
5. Water Properties: Water quality is paramount in fish care. Kids gained insights into maintaining the right water temperature, pH levels, and other essential factors.
6. Safety Protocols: Ensuring a safe environment for both fish and junior aquarists was emphasized, making sure everyone could enjoy their newfound hobby responsibly.
The workshop was not just about learning; it was about experiencing the joy of caring for aquatic life. The trainers provided valuable insights and tips on maintaining a thriving aquatic environment, giving the young participants the tools they needed to become successful aquarium owners.
A Treasured Keepsake
What made this workshop even more special was that each child took home their very own mini fish tank. This tangible connection to the underwater world, along with the knowledge and passion they gained, will serve as a lasting reminder of their exciting journey into the realm of aquarists.
The Presence of Distinguished Guests
The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Akbar Parammal, Retail Manager, and Mr. Anzil Ahammed, Marketing Manager. Their support and presence highlighted the significance of this event and the commitment of Petcare to fostering a love for aquatic life among the younger generation.
A Day to Remember
Junior Aquarist Season 3 was not just a workshop; it was a moment of joy and discovery that will remain etched in the memories of the children for a lifetime. The experience of setting up their own aquariums and caring for their fish friends will inspire these young aquarists to become responsible and passionate aquarium owners.
As the day came to a close, the children left with not only a fish tank but also a deep understanding of how to take care of it. We can only hope that they continue to nurture their love for aquatic life and pass it on to future generations. We eagerly anticipate the next season of Junior Aquarist, looking forward to more young hearts embarking on their journey to becoming successful and caring aquarium owners.