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Friends of mine should be very worried.

I've long talked about my fish being smarter than everyone gives them credit for. Now I find this mentioned in Wired Magazine.

It's hard not to order at least the book. I wonder if it would work for my angel fish. It would go a long way for him to make up for being a such a shithead now that he is older.

Here is the guy's website. Pretty damn cool if you ask me.

PS - to those many I owe communication to, it is coming soon! Yesterday was a lethargic and mopey evening for me, mixed in with some work. I kind of shut myself off from the world there.



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Apr. 26th, 2006 02:52 pm (UTC)
It frightens me that someone actually came up with something like that. But it does seem kinda neat- something to do with fish other than watch them swim around.
Apr. 26th, 2006 02:55 pm (UTC)
I still like what I did to fishies for my high school science project. :)

Apr. 26th, 2006 03:33 pm (UTC)
which was?
Apr. 26th, 2006 05:47 pm (UTC)
The affects of electricity on fish.
For a 2 week period they would get little shocks to see if they adapted to their environment.

Did the project because the Lake in VT has electric cables running underneath it and some of it does get exposed.
Apr. 26th, 2006 07:17 pm (UTC)
I don't like this.
Apr. 26th, 2006 08:15 pm (UTC)
it wasn't that much...I could put my hand in the water and they all survived.
Apr. 26th, 2006 08:18 pm (UTC)
Okay...don't do it again. :-)
Apr. 26th, 2006 08:22 pm (UTC)
since I'm not taking anymore science classes no problem.

besides....If I'm going to zap anything it will be cute girls. ;)
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Apr. 26th, 2006 04:31 pm (UTC)
The day I see the guppies in the other tank screaming "Pele! Pele!" I'll know its time to move out.
Apr. 26th, 2006 03:48 pm (UTC)
I had an Angelfish when I was young. It got huge and lived for much longer than I thought a little fish could. I wonder now if he was bored...
Apr. 26th, 2006 03:51 pm (UTC)
My angelfish was such a delightful treasure when he was young. Gracefully swimming around, appreciating me, loving his neighboors. Just a nice, nice fish.

Now, he is a big fat piece of shit who agressively tries to eat anything, has swallowed smaller fishes whole, and is an ungrateful bastard.

Here is an interesting note... I have no real idea what gender he is. But, when he was young and graceful, I used female pronouns. Now, only male.
Apr. 26th, 2006 04:19 pm (UTC)
Here is an interesting note... I have no real idea what gender he is. But, when he was young and graceful, I used female pronouns. Now, only male.

Because he is an asshole.
Apr. 26th, 2006 10:55 pm (UTC)
Ah, the wonders of gender stereotyping. It pops up everywhere. That reminds me that I should cross-dress again before it gets too hot.

My Angelfish also ate other fish. I think that's why it got so huge. I didn't realize what was happening (I'm hopelessly naive sometimes) and I kept buying him "friends". Then I found a half-eaten orange fish bumping along the gravel one day. I figured the orange ones must taste bad.
Apr. 26th, 2006 04:26 pm (UTC)
You know, I was looking at that page yesterday thinking "who on earth would DO something like that?".... and now I know ;)
Apr. 26th, 2006 07:14 pm (UTC)
*His daughter STILL wants a dog?...go figure...*

I can't wait for you to begin training your fish...*will they call you Sir?
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