Originally Posted by Mrs.h2012
Just a question... How many of you have fish that will follow you or swim up to the front of the tank when they see you? Mine do it and I love it, my husband finds it interesting but funny. My fish will also follow me when I walk by, they will also follow my hand.... I think it's cool
I once had a pair of angels that would follow me around but no one else. Anyone else could come up and look, and they would go about their business. I came within a couple feet and they greeted me like hungry puppies. That was what convinced my ex, who thought of fish as "decorations that pooped" instead of interesting pets, that fish can be pretty smart and worth keeping. Then when I moved the tank into my new apartment with my current boyfriend the same pair convinced him of the same. Although he thought having fish was pretty cool even before that.
Now my pufferfish and my Bettas follow me around when I come up to their tank.
And you know you love aquariums when you request time off of work to acclimate the new fish that is coming in the mail.