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Old 02-10-2013, 10:18 PM   #1
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Coral angle fish bubble eye

I noticed my coral beauty eye has a bubble in it what do I do and is this normal and will go away on its own?
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I would check my water first thing.
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The water levels are all normal . The fish swims and acts fine like he always does, I think it just healing its self from a eye injury.e
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I've had a damsel that actually lost his eye but the others have gotten well by themselves.
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The swelling has gone down I placed a anti bacteria fish safe stuff in the tank and its working.
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Illness like pop-eye are caused by stress and parameter changes. There isn't any medicine you can put into your display tank that will solve an underlying issue. If it isn't a parameter issue, how large is the tank? Might be stressed from lacking room to swim.
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I just fed him and his eye seems to be shrinking back to nor,al and he is eating more now. He now is staring to come out of his cave and swim around. I believe what ever is happening to him is disappearing and I would like to keep positive replies on things I can do to help.
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Glad to hear your coral beauty is doing better. What are you current tank parameters and size of your tank btw? Hopefully it was just stress from being newly introduced to your tank, but sometimes in saltwater things can snowball so you want to make sure you are ontop of them.
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He acually just started today to go up and eat the food instead of scavenging for it. My tank size is 29 gallons with 2 clown fish,a grandma, and the coral buety it's self.and also 8 lbs of live rock.
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Well, def capped out on fish in a 29. Slightly light on the LR side of things, but it can be expensive and can be added gradually. It would help maintain parameters easier, as smaller tanks like 29s don't have much wiggle room for error. I had troubles with my 36 bowfront keeping things in line for several months.
Have you tested any parameters? How long has the tank been set up?
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