6 Symptoms of Stressed Fish

Knowing when and why your fish is stressed will help you to calm them down quickly.

Here are the 6 Symptoms of Stressed Fish in Aquarium

1. Pale gill 2. Clamped fins 3. Increased mucus production 4. Flared opercula 5. Reddened eye 6. Erratic swimming pattern

Pale gills

When a fish is stressed their gills become pale. Pale gills are also caused by bacterias.

Clamped fin

The fins are continuously folded against the body. Clamped fins are mainly caused by stress. But clamped fins can also caused by disease.

Erratic swimming pattern

Erratic swimming pattern means crashing at the bottom of his tank, rubbing himself on gravel or rocks, or locking his fins at his side.

Increased mucus production