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What does it mean when sometimes I see my reds rub their side on the gravel?Makes no sense to me,The only explanation is to me is that they are itchy.Please give me some info on this.
 

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my last lot of red belly's used to do it now and again as well , i was concerned when they first did it but read up on here and it explained that they itch like us and need to scratch ....so do fish have feelings if they can feel an itch ?
 

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mine do it all the time i thought they were scratching/showing off and establishing the pecking order for the tank
 

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steveling said:
my last lot of red belly's used to do it now and again as well , i was concerned when they first did it but read up on here and it explained that they itch like us and need to scratch ....so do fish have feelings if they can feel an itch ?
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not like we do, they arent as complex.
 
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