fish breathing rapidly

  1. dano569 Member Member

    what makes fish breath rapidly? :-\
     
  2. Gunnie Well Known Member Member

    Some kind of stress usually. When they can't breathe and stay near the top of the water, they usually have rapid breathing. They also do this when they are being terrorized by another fish in the tank. I'm sure there are other examples.
     

  3. dano569 Member Member

    thanks!!!!!! 8)
     

  4. Jason Well Known Member Member

    They are also symtoms of diseases such as skin & gill flukes, fungal gill rot, Ammonia & Nitrite Poisoning, Poisoning in general, Slime diseases and Velet.

    And lack of oxygen in the water