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I Can't Google the Answer to This

I'm curious as to whether it's possible to keep salmon in a home aquarium. Sure, sure, I know it's a strange thing to wonder about, but I've always liked salmon, and it occurred to me that it would be unique to keep them. I've heard that captive fish don't grow larger than their tank permits, so I presume that a small home tank wouldn't be a problem. Plenty of public aquariums keep salmon, so it's certainly possible in theory. The question is whether it's practical for the home aquarium keeper.

The closest I've been able to come to answering this question using Google is this page on Alaska's program to hatch salmon in classrooms. But it doesn't say anything about keeping them through adulthood. There's also this document from the US Fish and Wildlife Service on salmon incubators. But again, nothing about keeping salmon permanently.

So, is it possible? Practical?

(By the way, this is the first time in recent memory that a Google search has failed to turn up the answer to a question for me. I know we often take search engines and the content they index for granted, but when you take a step back, the resource that is the Web is truly staggering. And to think that it didn't exist 20 years ago...)


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