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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Jasper bit me. hehe

I've been having heater and thermometer issues so this morning I stuck my fingertip in the water to feel the temp, and Jasper swam straight up to my finger and stared at it, and then I wiggled it around and she attacked it! hahaha It was so cute. I don't think she actually bit it because the size of her mouth compared to my fingertip probably made that impossible. But the point is that she tried to! hehe. She's a feisty little thing. When I stick my finger in Fishie's or Shiny's tank, they either stare at it for a second and swim away, or stare at it while swimming backwards very slowly. haha.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 01:44 PM
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My Sammy does the same thing with my finger, he just looks at starts backing away..he was always used to jumping for food, which I think is the reason why..ready to jump, but then he sees the pellet drop..but when it's not feeding time, and I put my finger in, he waits, backs a way, no pellet dropping, waits again, and lunges for the finger, figuring, if there is no pellet, he will let me know he is tyring to play..so i wiggle my finger in the water, and I point to the Floaing log, and put my finger over the top of the log, and he swims right in..:)

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Bradbury has started biting my thumb when I get my weekly water samples. It tickles!

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If i put my hand in the tank to do any maintanace sapphire swims around my fingers :)

He knows what the bloodworm (in jelly) packet looks like and will jump at it !
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 12:38 AM
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They're so smart! <3

All animals deserve respect, not just the cute and pretty ones.
Without "bugs", we would lose about 1/3 of our food, be nose high in decay, and entire ecosystems (including everything that supports the popular animals!) would collapse.

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i once caught a fish alive

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then I let it go again

Why did you let it go

because it bit my pinky so~
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 09:21 AM
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Mine's scared of my hands because of when I had to pick her up when she jumped out of her tank. When I dropped her back in her tank, she sunk to the bottom and I had to grab her out again. Now when ever she sees my hands she hides, unless she sees that I have food.
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