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Old 11-21-2011, 10:22 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by KatieJ
Yeah! I love trying to identify each of my strawberry rasboras, which isn't as hard as it sounds. Each one seems to have their own little markings, as well as their quirks (for example, one tends to hang out near the surface more than the rest, and one feels a little more dominant and frequently chases the rest (except for the one that hangs out on the surface. o_O I wonder if Boraras naevus create some sort of pecking order like female bettas. It's fascinating.
Its hard to identify my cherry barbs but i love to watch them

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Old 11-21-2011, 11:23 PM   #12
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I enjoy caring for another living creature. And I love sitting and watching them swim and interact with each other and their environment.

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Old 11-21-2011, 11:26 PM   #13
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I love waking up in the morning and having a cup of coffee watching my 55g have breakfast. That's the best part of waking up, not Folgers.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:34 PM   #14
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At the end of a rough day, fighting fires, extricating people from cars, saving lives and yes even the occasional cat in the tree. After all that... I like to come home, sit on the couch, play some music and just watch the crew in the tank doing there thing because in that tank they really don't have a care in the world... It's really a great stress release.

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Old 11-22-2011, 01:14 AM   #15
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I spend more time looking at my fish. Than walking with my dog,s
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:54 AM   #16
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Best part for me is when my fish begs for food with its big eyes.
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Old 11-22-2011, 09:17 AM   #17
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I have two faves.....

Getting my "zen" moment from just observing the tank..... and

Interacting with the fish, particularly my sillier than silly blood parrots
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:27 AM   #18
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I never really get a zen feeling from the tanks. I'm always thinking of what's going on, where to place stuff, what health the fish are in. But I like it that way.
I only get zenned-out when I see other people's tanks or pictures of aquascapes online, because I'm not the one taking care of it iwagumi scapes make me feel so sleepy!
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You may find this weird... But I also really like doing water changes! I think its fun!

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