Do fish sleep in an aquarium?
What do fish in our aquarium in the afternoon — we can check at any time. And that’s what they do at night when we sleep? You probably haven’t even thought about it, but they also sleep.
Actually, the biological functions of the body fish are very different from mammals. Because of this, owners of aquarium fish is often not familiar with how it works internal organs their underwater Pets.
So, do fish sleep? Yes and no. They are “asleep” in his own way, not the usual way for us. That is, at the time of “rest” they produce a certain type of activity that we call sleep.
People spend in sleep on average eight hours a day. This is equal to approximately one-third of all human life. For humans sleep is a period of time in which our heart rate and breathing decreases, relaxes muscles and a period of inactivity. “Sleep” in animals is defined in the General Veterinary Dictionary as “…a period of rest, during which suspended physical function and reduced sensitivity to external factors”. Continue reading