Why did my fish died overnight?


Leilani Farmer   |   Member since 2017  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Fish died in shock because there is a sudden large change in water temperature, PH, hardness, etc. when the fish owner put them in the fish tank. Most of the quick deaths of fish are due to this reason. Solution: You must “acclimate” the fish slowly to give them time to adapt to the new water.

Community Badges:

Zara Carter   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In this manner, what causes fish to die suddenly?

The main cause of truly sudden death is shock. This is generally caused by rapid fluctuation in water temperature, or other water conditions such as the ph. This is often due to introducing fish to a tank without proper acclimation, which is dependant on the sensitivity of the fish.

Likewise, is it bad luck when your fish dies? Feng Shui believesthe more rapidly fishes move within an aquarium, the more “chi” they generate and more prosperity, wealth and happiness is attracted. If a fish dies (naturally), it probably has sacrificed its life for you. It is believed that the fish takes on something terrible meant for you or your family member.


Henry Pickard   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Herein, why my fish died overnight?

Why your fish might be dying and how to keep them alive. It could be a case of New Tank Syndrome. This is the term that is used when fish become ill or die in a newly established aquarium. Excess fish food and debris also rots in the tank and this too can increase ammonia levels.


Luna Dempsey   |   Member since 2013  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Why did my fish die after I cleaned the tank?

The cause is more complex than that. Over time the by-products of fish waste, uneaten food particles, dead leaves from plants, etc., alter the chemistry of the water. When a sudden, large water change occurs, it causes such a drastic shift in the makeup of the water that the fish often cannot tolerate it and they die.


  Please Login to Submit Your Answer

User Login

Related Answered Questions

Below is a list of answers to questions that have a similarity, or relationship to, the answers on "Why did my fish died overnight?". This list is displayed so that you can easily and quickly access the available answers, without having to search first.

Megan Cattell   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

How do you know a fish is about to die?

These are some of the most common signs of disease seen in pet fish:Appearing disoriented, such as swimming upside down. Leaving food uneaten. White spots on fins or body. Discolored gills. Trouble breathing such as gasping at surface of water. Bulging eyes (one or both) Mucus accumulation on the body.


Holly Carson   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

Why do fish die?

When fish die in large numbers, it's officially called a "fish kill". These events can have a variety of causes, but among the most common is a lack of oxygen. Fish don't breathe air, but they still take in oxygen dissolved in the water around them, and if those oxygen levels drop too low, it can spell disaster.


Amelia Kelly   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Can fishes feel pain?

In the past 15 years, Braithwaite and other fish biologists around the world have produced substantial evidence that, just like mammals and birds, fish also experience conscious pain. “Fish do feel pain. It's likely different from what humans feel, but it is still a kind of pain.”


Marvin Page   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

How long do tropical fish live?

Siamese fighting fish: 3 – 5yearsOscar: 10 – 20yearsKoi: 25 – 35years


Emely Becker   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

Which fish is good for wealth?

Arowana Fish


Blake Curtis   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

What makes a lake turnover?

Lake turnover is the process of a lake's water turning over from top (epilimnion) to bottom (hypolimnion). During the summer, the epilimnion, or surface layer, is the warmest. It is heated by the sun. This dense water forces the water of the hypolimnion to rise, "turning over" the layers.


Benny Cavanagh   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

Can I add stress coat with fish in tank?

Stress coat removes chlorine and chloramine. But the tank still needs to "cycle" before you can really add fish. You can do it with the fish, but you need to change 50% of the water AT LEAST every other day to keep the ammonia and nitrite levels from getting too high, and killing the fish.


Jackeline Wright   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

How do you stop a fish from dying?

Emergency Actions:Increase water flows. Flush the pond with clean, fresh water. Pump out stale, bottom water. Aerate surface waters. Remove dead and dying fish. Remove decomposing weeds and organics. Stop feeding the fish and fertilizing the pond.


Josh Turner   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

How do fish die in water?

What causes fish kills? Many, but not all, fish kills in the summer result from low concentrations of dissolved oxygen in the water. Fish, like all other complex life forms, need oxygen to survive. They get theirs in the form of oxygen gas dissolved in the water.


Michaela Gallacher   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

How do I test my aquarium water?

Here's how to check your aquarium health and stop your fish looking green around the gills.The easiest way to check your fish tank water is to buy a good all-round tester kit. Ammonia. The number one killer of fish is ammonia. Nitrite. The second part of the nitrogen cycle is nitrites. Nitrate. pH.


Isabel Ainsworth   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

Which Colour arowana fish is lucky?

The Asian arowana, also known as the dragon fish, is believed by the Chinese to bring good luck and prosperity due to its red color and coin-like scales.


Valentina Burnley   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

How do take care of a betta fish?

Bettas are tropical fish and need to swim in warm water between 74 and 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Choose an aquarium heater with 5 watts of power for each gallon of water in the aquarium. A large aquarium may need a heater at either end. Wait 15 minutes after filling the tank before turning on the heater.


Lillian Higgs   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

How long do neon tetras live for?

ten years


  Please Login to Submit Your Answer

User Login

free ebook pdf

Free PDF Ebook

200 Hardest Brain Teasers Mind-Boggling Puzzles, Problems, and Curious Questions to Sharpen Your Brain

Download Now

Page Statistic

Overall Page Sentiment
10.9%
Negative
83.2%
Neutral
5.9%
Possitive
Compound: -0.9962
1.2 minutes Average Session
3 Co-Authors Check
17 QnA Included
Oct 19, 2021 Last Updated
850+ Total Viewed

Ask a Question

How is your experience?

160+ people rate this page as helpful


Disclaimer for Accuracy of Information: "This website assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this site.
The information contained in this site is provided by our members and on an "as is" basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness."


Oct 19, 2021
QnA by Community - Overall Statistic 2021
Members150K+
Total Questions1.5M+
Total Answers3.9M+
Number of Topics750+