I'm thinking my little guys might have separation anxiety! I brought them home from school in Bloomington. When I switched Vardaman back to his bigger tank he flared his gills at me! Then the other day I came back home from being out and went over to say hi. Vardaman wouldn't come over. I had to tap on the glass to get his attention. He flared at me again. When he turned to his side I saw that he had bitten his tail. He just can't keep his fins looking pretty! Then the next morning Algernon flared at me when I went to say hi in the morning. I'm not around as much as I was at school, but I still try to say hi in the mornings and when I get back from work. Can my fish really be that attached to me??