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post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-14-2012, 02:41 PM Thread Starter
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Goldfish intelligence

Are goldfish actually smart? Maestro loves coming up to to the front of the tank when he sees me

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post #2 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-14-2012, 02:43 PM
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Have you checked out r2fishschool on YouTube?

Goldfish are highly trainable!

Prana (deep blue/purple CT female) Fluval Spec 2

Qi (turquoise CT female) 5 g riparium

Vanilla Beast (Ivory apple snail diffusa), Watson and Crick (Amano shrimp), Tributary (Moss Ball aka AquaTribble) Fluval Spec V

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Mr. And Mrs. Smith (assassin snails) 0.5 QT tank

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I always thought they were dumb little things

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He's hungry. They are always hungry.

taking a break from fish-keeping.
3 lovely male betta still keep me company.
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He plays with the bottle cap in my tank, he likes to nudge it with his nose. x3

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Did you look on YouTube?

Highly trainable.

Prana (deep blue/purple CT female) Fluval Spec 2

Qi (turquoise CT female) 5 g riparium

Vanilla Beast (Ivory apple snail diffusa), Watson and Crick (Amano shrimp), Tributary (Moss Ball aka AquaTribble) Fluval Spec V

Pond and ramshorn snails (so many!) 2.5 g

Mr. And Mrs. Smith (assassin snails) 0.5 QT tank

Leopard ramshorns 16oz NPT Mason Jar

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Following around a piece of food, what a genius.

taking a break from fish-keeping.
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They are very smart you can train them tricks and they can recognize individuals
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They can play soccer and basketball
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They can play soccer and basketball
Bettas do that too. I plan to someday build a 10 gallon just for that.
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