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post #1 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-26-2012, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
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does your fish watch you?

my little sudi likes to watch me from time to time especially when I'm playing the sims haha. I sit up in bed with my laptop and hes right next to me so he sees everything that goes on. I chose to set him up on my nightstand cause I heard that fish like interaction keeps them active or something.
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post #2 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-26-2012, 02:39 PM
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My boys are always staring...usually to see if I brought them any snacks! XD
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post #3 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-26-2012, 08:45 PM
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Yeah, mine too, sometimes i wonder if he entertains me or i entertain him.. i think is the latter. I have noticed that when i don't pay him attention, he faces me straight up all flared up as if he were facing another betta, and when i get back to him he returns to normal, and swims quickly behind the plant, he likes hide 'n seek, always moving around to keep the plant between him and me.

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mine always are on the look out for me. if theres 10-15 ft of a clear line of sight, they're already are looking my way.

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post #5 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-27-2012, 10:52 AM
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Yep. I am sitting near Sakura and she is watching me. I will feel bad when she has to go to my room. She is such a social butterfly! She is sitting in the dining room/kitchen area now.

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post #6 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 01:39 PM
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Oh yes, they do. Gutless will often swim up to see what I'm doing before swimming around his plant, while Arteri will swim up and watch me for as long as he possibly can. Wong Foo is unusual because he doesn't do this as much. I'm not sure, though, because I'll look at him watching me, and then he'll notice and turn around or hide.
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post #7 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 01:55 PM
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Every time I go up to Rose's tank, she stares at me until I freak out! She would just stay there not even moving. It's creepy.

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post #8 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-28-2012, 09:18 PM
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Chaos watches me all the time.. Especially when i'm Sitting at the computer. His tank is right next to my desk so Ill Catch him Staring Like ''Hey What you doin?'' Haha Its so cute!

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post #9 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-30-2012, 10:55 PM
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My first betta used to watch TV with me at night!

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post #10 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-30-2012, 11:58 PM
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My boys watch me all the time. I have this like window type thing that's between my living room and my kitchen and I have 3 1-2gal tanks sitting up there and If I point at either of them they will all poof up at me.

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