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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-17-2011, 04:32 AM Thread Starter
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music for fish?

this may sound stupid but i was wondering if anyone here leaves a radio on for their fish to listen to? if so, what kind? can you tell if it helps or even has any effect on them?

the reason i ask is because i often have a radio going when im gone for my cats and for security purposes...makes it sound like someone is home. wondered if anyone else does this.

btw...dont tell me you leave a dethklok album on either

i love fish...but i don't like to eat them
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-17-2011, 04:47 AM
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My betta in the 2.5g on my desk is near my speaker and they don't seem to care about the music, I make sure the speaker isn't facing them and I don't play it super loud because sound is louder in water.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-17-2011, 10:06 AM
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I think my fish happens to love elton john..

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-18-2011, 10:44 PM
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My fish actually preferred me singing. He would be so active when I hummed and sang softly! I personally think that leaving something on like a TV or one of those moving nightlights work better for fish.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-18-2011, 10:47 PM
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I try not to play music when I'm around my fish too much, since I usually play it loudly and the vibrations from the bass, I think, may be a bit much for them. When I do play music, though, they react differently than they usually do when there isn't any playing. They don't seem agitated in any way- just interested. I like to think they like rock and post-punk. XP


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thx for the responses....im sure the more mellow stuff is prob better then what i listen to. usually its on a talk station.

good idea about the night light...better then pitchblack imo.

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