‎29.08.20_02:08 pm I’m tired of watching fish die. mdm is dead. I only found her about 2 days after her death. This time I only watched the deterioation process incidentally.


Vienna_26.08.2020_11:36 am On the cemetry you find little pale, ecaille, pale, oszilla, hook, longfin, 2point. mdm will follow soon. January 2020 February 2020 March2020 April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 little pale 19.01.20 ecaille 31.01.20 pale 21.03.20 oszilla 29.03.20 hook 26.05.20 longfin end of June, beginning of July 2020 2point 11.07.20 Continue reading

meaningful signals

I used a lamellophone, pressed it on the glass of the aquarium and played. The fish responded, but their response was equivocal. I felt that a demonstration that fish could learn to categorize stimuli as complex as music, according to a criterion as unnatural as musical genre, not only would show that they extract meaningful Continue reading

a different picture?

Vienna_‎26.07.20_03:28 pm john doe is observed by another fish. A different perspective, a different picture. I think that the fish on the image is john doe. The photo is blurry and out of focus. But an analysis of the stripes and the fact that he swimms near the bottom in the seperate chamber hints to Continue reading

preferred domicile

heabea still* has her preferred domicile in the separate chamber. *see: personal preferences She accepts john doe there. He mostly stays close to the ground, wheras she tends more to the surface. She still likes to attack fork through the plexiglass [don’t know if ‘attack’ is the right expression – may be it’s more teasing] Continue reading

hidden in the Java fern

‎11.07.20_‏‎11:42 am I couldn’t see 2point this morning. I searched with a bamboo stick between the plants and scanned the entire aquarium. No 2point. A miracle and a bad feeling, I don’t want to have a corpse in the tank. Found him around noon, dead, hidden in the Java fern [Microsorum pteropus ‘Trident’].