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Old 11-16-2019, 05:49 PM   #1
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Do Fish Recognize you?

When you stick your face in front of your tank, do the fish recognize you? as opposed to strangers?

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Old 11-16-2019, 08:05 PM   #2
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They know they're food source. Yes!

I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
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Old 12-05-2019, 09:44 PM   #3
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I would say so. I think it also depends on the fish species and personality. A few of my saltwater fish can tell the difference between me and my husband and our roommates.
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Old 12-06-2019, 01:36 AM   #4
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Mine do not, in general pay attention to other people in the house who do not feed them, and me for sure I get as lot of attention when I walk up!!! Not all really care one way or another though.

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Old 12-08-2019, 08:33 AM   #5
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My discus hides in the plants around everyone else, but as soon as I walk in the room he comes out to say hi. As for livebearers and other small fish Iíve owned, I donít think they recognized me as their owneró they didnít act any differently around strangers.
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Old 12-10-2019, 09:39 AM   #6
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My betta always flares and swims to the front of the tank when I walk into the room, but he hides when strangers come in.
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Old 12-22-2019, 07:07 PM   #7
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Yes fish do recognize you , But it also depends how smart the species are my neon tetras only come up to the glass when I put my face up to it, but they don’t do it when it’s a different face
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I think my fish recognise my nose and moustache. It cant see my face completely.

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