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It's not a good thing could be ammonia burn or and injury from a bite or hit it on something. Very easy to fix put it in a hospitable tank and add 1 teaspoon for every 5 gallons of water of salt then add some melafix and it will clear up in about 3-4 days. Up the temp to about 82.
 

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I think you have ammonia burn - you need to change your water more often!!!!

do a 25% water change today, tommorrow and again the next day, and then do them every 2 weeks and you will have no more trouble with ammonia burn.
 

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Is it on only one eye or both eyes? If your water parameters are fine and only one eye is completely cloudy, then I would suspect infection due to eye trauma (fighting or scraping on some object). Make sure the water is kept as clean as possible and add salt, it should heal in a week or two depending on the severity.

If both eyes are cloudy and it's not ammonia, then I would suspect other water parameters... Has there been a sharp drop in pH?
 

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Im having a similiar problem right now with one eye on my piranha. Thanks for the good advice with dealing with this.
 

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Aquarium salt or Melafix as recommended will solve the problem...!
 
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