Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Aquaria Off-Topic
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-10-2014, 11:34 PM   #31
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Andy Sager's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Lake Wales, Florida
Posts: 5,973
This may be a new twist on whether fish actually recognize us or something we are holding.
I have a bank of tanks outside with another tank that is perpendicular to the bank of tanks. Today, I was holding a can of food as well as a breeding slate for the back tank as I went behind the bank of tanks. Normally, when I open the back door to the porch where the fish are, they all come running to that side of the tank. I thought it was me they were coming for. lol Today, I went behind the tanks and put down the can of food so I had 2 hands to deal with placing the breeding slate in the one tank. I noticed that the fish were not looking at me but out the side glass instead. I couldn't believe my eyes. So I went in and got my camera and repeated what I had just done. Keep in mind that I am standing directly behind the tank. Only the camera is at an angle to avoid flashback. In pic #1, you'll notice that the fish in the back are not looking out the back glass where I am standing but are looking out the side. The larger fish in the front just moved from the side view as I snapped the picture. In pic #2, you'll see what they were looking at. Most of the fish were still looking at the "prize" when I snapped the pic. So is it really me they recognize?
Attached Images
  
__________________

__________________
Andy Sager is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2014, 07:42 PM   #32
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 20
Yeah, I've read that Discus will recognize their owners and eat out of their hand.
__________________

__________________
augustjd123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2014, 07:44 PM   #33
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 20
who knows maybe they know whats in the can!!!!! lol
__________________

__________________
augustjd123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
fish

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do fish recognize you? MermaidGurl Aquaria Off-Topic 10 11-08-2013 05:34 PM
Does anyone recognize this fish? Joegourami Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 6 08-24-2013 02:59 PM
Does anyone recognize what kind of fish on the corner, bought it and forgot lol Purereddevil2 Nano Reefs 7 08-06-2012 09:08 PM
Do fish recognize strangers? goldfishfan Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11 05-09-2008 04:33 AM
Do all fish recognize cleaner shrimp? leafyseadragon Saltwater Reef Aquaria 4 06-23-2005 02:44 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.