my wrasse is afraid of the dark

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    kriskatatstrophic

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    whenever the tank gets dark and the wrasse hasn't burrowed she gets scared and hides by rocks and tries borrowing. dose anyone else have a wrasse that dose this?
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    LOL. Your fish isn't scared of the dark. That's a human condition. I would imagine that evolution has trained your fish to hide at night so that it's safe from predators that might be trolling after sundown. I think most fish hide after the lights go out. I know all of mine do.
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    Yep,mine all dart to their caves the second i flip the switch off,including my wrasse:D
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    The only fish of mine I see when I turn the lights off are the PJ cardinals. Because they are nocturnal.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Your wrasse is acting perfectly normal.:D
     
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    Try some moonlights so it isn't pitch black.
     
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    i have moonligts she still runs away
     
    kriskatatstrophic, Jun 25, 2010
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    The only fish I have that don't flip out and hide are my clowns, they wait a while to go hide behind their rock. My wrasse is usually the first one to hide.
     
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