How Do Goldfish Sleep?


You might be wondering if goldfish sleep and if they do how do they? If you notice your goldfish is hovering in one spot and not moving very much, it's a good possibility that they are sleeping. You can find more information here:
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it depends if your goldfish is nocturnal or not because some types are. goldfish sleep with their eyes open like most other fish to protect themselves from predators.
Goldfish sleep when it is dark. They move around less, may sink to the bottom of the aquarium.
they don't sleep they rest during quiet times like at night they will stay close to the bottom of the tank. I sometimes see my goldfish hanging out near the bottom in the morning
Goldfish are diurnal. At night go into a trance state but not called sleep as don't have eye-lids to close. Other than not closing eyes, like our sleep
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Genus: Carassius Species: Carassius auratus
Although goldfishes originated in China, they have now spread worldwide in aquariums, ornamental pools, and into the wild. In the wild, goldfish can be found in slow-moving, freshwater bodies of water. As with their close... More »
Goldfish do not have any eyelids so they sleep with their eyes open. They sleep at the bottom of the fish tank which sometimes people think that they are dead.
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