Blue tang gone blind ...

Discussion in 'Urgent Help Needed' started by schalkst, 21 Dec 2009.

  1. schalkst

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    Hi guys , after moving , it seems like my blue tang gone blind ! he swim right into the rock right infront of him ! Can this be temporary ? how will he eat ! Im worried, he doesnt see my hand on the glass ....
     
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    does his eyes seem swolen?
     
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    In addition to above, do they appear cloudy or injured? What are your water parameters?
     
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    hi , thanks for the reply . no his eyes seems fine , not swollen , the water is 27deg, salt is good. Tested this morning all is good. he seems to see a little but not far away , swims into almost every rock he passes..:-(
     
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    Is he not possibly flicking up agaist the rocks to scratch himself? They do that if they have parasites like cryptocaryon irritans or similar under their scales.
     
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    my yellow belly had a swollen eye and also bumped into everything but he was fine after about two days. my yellow on the other hand is blind in the one eye but swims much better then all the other fish i have
     
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    I dont know if its parasites , but ill have to wait and see if it doesnt go better after 2morrow ill start worrying again ! He swim right into a rock , face first ! Btw ,how do i get rid of brown alge that keep on growing on the glass >?
     
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