So after the warm response I got from the crowd here for a post that was meant just for me and my wife, I decided that the story deserved to be told to the print audience. Boy, was it hard to cut the number of words by half and still keep the essence of it. I think on hindsight, writing a new story would have been easier. But there you go.
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The persuasive aquarium auntie told me that my discus would need more space eventually. I looked at the three-foot tank wondering first, how I was going to carry it, and second, how I was going to mount it.
"No problem, very light, even I can lift it alone," said the store auntie.
She must have been a former superhero (AquaAuntie), or was a Pro-Wrestler in her previous career, because when I swung the car around, I realised that it was going to take both my wife and I to carry this glass monster back to my car.