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Old 12-22-2012, 11:22 PM   #1 
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Rapid Breathkng

So I had to cup Wonder. She is floating in the girls tank. Ever since I cupped her she has had more rapid breathing, but she isn't coming up for air every few seconds like a betta with breathing problems would.
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:08 AM   #2 
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What are the ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate levels in the tank? If she's been there for quite a while I think the ammonia level has gone up. Why did you cup her? Aggressive reasons? My Bettas breath heavily if I do water changes even with same temperatured water. Maybe the sudden event was tiring for her?
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I had to cup her cause she was being picked on. I really don't know the levels. I have to find me test stripes.
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Then there isn't much to do then. She might just be tired.. Test strips aren't really accurate, liquid ones are much better. API Master Test Kit is the best IMO.
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Ok thanks. I'm going to Walmart later on maybe I'll pick something up.
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