Herman hadn’t been there, but he was later told that the salesman at the pet store had recommended the plastic cacti as a way to make his home seem bigger. Something to do with preventing him from being able to see the end of the tank. Herman wasn’t sure what to make of the new addition to his home. They weren’t food, so that was disappointing. After 20 minutes of watching and waiting, Herman decided to forge ahead.
And promptly got stuck.