Urgent help needed Skunk Clown Eye Swollen

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  1. sandersc

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    Hi

    I just noticed that the eye of my male skunk clown is really popped out. It seems to be swollen and standing out of head. I cannot see anything strange surrounding the eye and the eye is still very clear.

    What could be wrong? Should I be worried and what can I do.

    I will upload pics.


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    sandersc Thread Starter

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    Here's some pics. It is the skunks right eye.

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    On the first pic you can see how big it is swollen
     
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    I've just noticed that he still leaves the safety of the bta to go and eat.
     
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    Popeye.
    Should go away on its own. Nobody knows why it happens.
     
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    @TaahirS that was one of the things that I thought it may be, but its actually the first time one of my fish in a marine tank has such a condition.

    Thanks
     
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    No prob, as I said, no one knows where it comes from. It goes away on its own. But if you're feeling brave you could pop it with a needle:biggrin:. Lol, but I would just leave it.:thumbup:
     
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    Its one of those unexplained things. Fish just get it sometimes. Had tow Similar damsels for many moons. When one morning the one had a pop eye.

    Give it 2 to 3 weeks and it will go away on its own.
     
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    Good news Skunks eye as good as new.
     
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    Interesting read. Tnx and glad its all ok.
     
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    Nice
     
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    Yes always nice if it ends well:):m28::m122:
     
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