Sick Regal Tang

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  1. herkie

    herkie R.I.P.

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    My Regal Tang developed this eye problem a few days ago, what can I do about it?

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    Hi Herkie - it's "popeye".... Leave the fish alone. Perhaps doze some iodine to the tank water. (Will act like a natural anti-biotic).... As long as the fish eats. Don't do anything.... Good luck mate!
     
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    herkie Thread Starter R.I.P.

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    It does not seem to worry about the eye and the only difference I can see is that it keeps the good eye to my side when I take photos.
     
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    Because it can see you better with the "good eye" ;-)

    It should be ok... be patient. Give it time.....
     
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    JUst gave the tank a good dose. One more thing I neglected lately, Seems like I have to learn the hard way.
     
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    herkie Thread Starter R.I.P.

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    What makes me sad is the fact that I always have to learn the hard way. Just gave the tank a good dose.
     
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    He's probably bumped his eye against a rock or something, it will go away after a few days (week or two).
     
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    herkie Thread Starter R.I.P.

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    So happy about that-thank you.
     
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    all I can tell you, He doen't "look" so good... LOL

    sure he'll be fine.
     
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