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post #1 of 8 Old 08-27-2006, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
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sleeping with the fishies

ha ha ...anyways...do fish sleep? if so, how? just curious...thanks!

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post #2 of 8 Old 08-27-2006, 02:15 PM
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yup mine do
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post #3 of 8 Old 08-27-2006, 03:52 PM
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I have seen my Oscars sleep they sit on the bottom corner next to each other and just stay still its weird first i thought something was wrong but after seeing it a few times I came to the conclusion they were sleeping.
 
post #4 of 8 Old 08-27-2006, 06:19 PM
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Since they don't have eyelids, they "sleep" by just being inactive.:)
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post #5 of 8 Old 08-28-2006, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
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ok...so if my platy sits in the bottom corner then she is just sleeping? it was like 2 in the morning...and when i woke up the next day she was fine...swimming etc...

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post #6 of 8 Old 08-28-2006, 01:12 PM
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Here's a story for ya

I woke up in the middle of the night one night, and saw my guppy upside down against the glass on the bottom of the tank!!!!! I didnt know what to do so I just got the net out to get him out and than I touched him and he swam away....scared the crap out of me! So therefor....he was sleeping

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10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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post #7 of 8 Old 08-29-2006, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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post #8 of 8 Old 09-13-2006, 10:22 PM
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yeah, they sleep, but with their eyes open (poor little dears)

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