Fish having attachment

Neleono

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Hello!
I came across this article about a fish's ability to create attachment to things and remember people. I'm not sure if this is all true but its neat to think about for sure. I've heard people say that they couldn't get into fish keeping because it isn't as rewarding as a more traditional pet, which is a strange stand point, but understandable. Its nice to come home to my dog at the door waging his tail at me, showing affection. Fish just can't really do that. However, this kind of gives a different view on these things. After thinking about it more, whenever I walk in the room, my betta always swims up to me but if I have someone over, he hides in the corner, which, I guess, is kind of proof of this idea. It's neat to think that a fish with such a little brain could maybe prosses these feelings. I would love to hear all of your ideas on this and opinions. What do you guys think? Is this real or just a bunch of crazy? Wasn't sure if this belonged in this section or another but if it does please tell me and I can change it.
Best wishes, Nele.

Here's the article: https://www.petassure.com/maxscorner/can-fish-for-a-human-attachment/ (Also the gold fish in the fish bowl at the top of the article is sad and unfortunate but it's still a good read)
 

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