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Date: 05/20/08 08:02 PM

35 Responses to Tricky Goldfish

  1. Profile photo of eugenius
    eugenius Male 30-39
    1620 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 6:11 pm
    Link: Tricky Goldfish - Comet, a common goldfish, performs cool tricks he learned using the R2 Fish School Training system.
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    rubored Male 18-29
    67 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:07 pm
    Cool. My fish is smarter than you fish.
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    Chaouse Male 13-17
    194 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:08 pm
    But your fish is smarter then "you" rubored.
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    Jay2645 Male 13-17
    140 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:08 pm
    It`s a fish...
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    mrpopenfresh Male 18-29
    1037 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:09 pm
    Canyou really train a fish? Their memory is about as long as my attention span, wich is 5 seconds.
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    ball_dogg_49 Male 18-29
    444 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:15 pm
    well, it`ll probably take it 3 months to make it learn that trick.

    and all you get for that hard work

    3 months of one trick.

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    searenee Female 13-17
    70 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:16 pm
    I`m still haunted by the time I walked into my little brother`s room where the fishtank was and all the fish were dead. I was no older than seven. :-(
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    LillianDulci Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:17 pm
    $32 to train a fish >_<
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    GlassTrinket Female 13-17
    110 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:19 pm
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    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
    666 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:23 pm
    hahah that`s cool i mean i wouldn`t buy it... but it`s cool
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    crashgirl88 Female 18-29
    200 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:27 pm
    4 weeks to teach it and then in another 2 it`ll be dead


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    thrash56 Male 18-29
    70 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 8:40 pm
    They probably just set the camera up and waited for the fish to do the tricks.
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    DeeCache Male 18-29
    789 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 9:10 pm
    No Way! haha
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    Miss__Murder Female 18-29
    169 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 9:13 pm
    32$? u can Just Buy Some way better Looking Fish for that Price. Or Maybe even a Pet that wont Die after a Few weeks
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7936 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 9:15 pm
    "Wrong. They are capable of remembering things to at least three months."
    1. will they live to 3 months?
    2. Fish have the worst attention span ever. They forget things they did 2 seconds ago
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    ThursdayLark Female 18-29
    657 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 9:17 pm
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    DeSheaaaaa Female 18-29
    187 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 9:25 pm
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    kiddo Male 13-17
    255 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 9:41 pm
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    Evanesia Female 18-29
    306 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 10:17 pm
    It`s pretty cute.
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15784 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 10:18 pm
    Does it work on tadpoles? I have tadpoles...
    Oh they`d probably become frogs before they learned the tricks... :[
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    wangomango Male 18-29
    77 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 10:55 pm
    thats some fish.
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    r143jc Male 13-17
    15 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 10:56 pm
    They don`t have to really remember it. It`s something called behavioral memory, or something like that. It`s the same way dogs do tricks. They know that if they do something, they`ll get something.
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    KindlyKat Female 18-29
    427 posts
    May 20, 2008 at 11:20 pm
    I could be wrong on this, but I heard they had a memory of about 3 minutes, and that`s why they don`t get bored going from one side of the tank to the other. But of course, I didn`t care to research it.
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    AKappy Male 18-29
    2619 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 12:54 am
    I can`t believe nobody has referenced the episode of Mythbusters where they prove that goldfish can be trained. Well, Adam`s just eat their own poop and die, but Jamie`s are able to be trained.
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    Mossoi Male 18-29
    65 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 2:48 am
    Ok, two goldfish myths that keep getting repeated by people who refuse to look things up themselves:

    1. Goldfish have a 3 or 5 second memory. That sounds cool so let`s all repeat it, right? If you keep fish you would know that they remember a number of things. An easy one to spot is that they know that when you open the top to their tank they`re gonna get fed. There are many other examples.

    2. Goldfish don`t live very long. The only reason that most goldfish die young is that their owners don`t look after them properly. Many fish live for several decades and the record age exceeds 40 years. Koi carp, from the same family as goldfish, can live beyong 200 years.

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    heresrobo Female 13-17
    83 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 4:33 am
    I am not impressed.
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    richoricho Male 40-49
    1038 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 4:41 am
    Fish forget after 3 seconds & another thing
    Fish forget after 3 seconds & another thing
    Fish forget after 3 seconds & another thing
    Fish forget after 3 seconds & another thing
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    smartbomb314 Male 13-17
    1220 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 5:49 am
    actually guys, the mythbusters proved that goldfish remember for way longer than 2, 3, or 5 seconds.
    they taught them a trick and, about a week later, came back to the fish and they still remembered ow to do it
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    smartbomb314 Male 13-17
    1220 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 5:50 am
    *ooom-dee-adda oom-dee-adda oom-dee-adda oom-dee-adda*
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    jetmark Male 30-39
    1024 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 7:03 am
    i`d love to know who made this up.
    bunch of stoners.
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    EmilyRose82 Female 18-29
    128 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 8:27 am
    Bettas are better. :P
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    ydoom Male 18-29
    107 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 11:09 am
    Many tasty fish today on iab, me hungry :)
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    Acatinahat Female 13-17
    263 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 1:08 pm
    sucks when you work that hard to train your fish....and then it dies two days later...
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    brokenedge Male 18-29
    19 posts
    May 21, 2008 at 2:03 pm
    Research by the School of Psychology at the University of Plymouth in 2003 demonstrated that goldfish have a memory-span of at least three months and can distinguish between different shapes, colors and sounds. They were trained to push a lever to earn a food reward; when the lever was fixed to work only for an hour a day, the fish soon learned to activate it at the correct time. - Wikipedia "gold fish"
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    randyintwin Male 50-59
    681 posts
    May 22, 2008 at 7:04 pm
    gee, and to think we just feed comets to the bigger fish..

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