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The ASSMAN
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I have no idea what it is but it is kind of a white cotteny thing. I dont know if it is an injury or something else. It is not affecting his vision. It is white and clear and almost attached like algea, kind of cotteny. I tried to get a picture but it would not show up on the pics. Any ideas? I am really pissed off right now.
 

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no, it is fluffy, not really on the eye, more like attached to it. That is why it could be an injury like he has loose skin hanging. it is hard to tell. I will continue to try to get a good picture
 

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my initial thought is ammonia burn - but a pic would be helpfull.

do a water change
 

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No, that picture looks like a small bite. It is not an ammonia burn. I have talked to serrapygo and am trying salt and temp raise first to see if that will clear it up.
 

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I had something like that happen to me with my babies (the 55 G tank) When they were smaller the 2nd biggest one got the same thing on his mouth. The symtoms SAY cottonmouth, but I think it was a fungus. SO what I did was MELAFIX, I don't know if thats in the States too, probably! Anways use it, do the water changes they tell you too and it should go away! It stayed on mine for about 2 weeks then one it just fell off, he had a mark then for a couple of days then NO MORE! I find all those Pills and such suck, that Melafix sh*t works like magic. It also help for nipped or Ripped fins! Listen to me I sound like a sales rep for Melafix hahaha ANyways try that! And good Luck man!


Go Canucks!
 

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Oh yeah one more thing! I JUST THOUGHT! How it happened to mine is his lip was cut open when all 4 of them were going for a fish. So my therory is MAYBE yours was nipped, the open wound became infected, the more I read about your symtoms the more they sounds like what happened to me.
 

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Innes said:
GIVE US A PIC!!!!!

I still think ammonia burn


do a water change Mr Gurke
Innes, you crack me up. I have taken like 20 pictures and I just cant get it to show up.

It is not ammonia burn......The bulk of the white is not touching the eye, it is like a small balloon, with the small end attached to the eye and the big end away from the eye. I dont know how else to discribe it. If the salt does not work, or it gets worse, I will take further action.
Oh, and when I noticed it, I checked my levels and.....ammonia=0, NitrIte=0 and NitrAte=5ppm, So I think I can rule out my water as the problem.
 

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Its not ammonia burn, cotton, or Ick. I've had that also before with one of the biggest Ps. His eyes got cloudy, plus it got beat up by one of the other ones. Melfix cant solve it since its not an open wound. Best solution is daily water changes.. should clear up within a week.
 

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Agreed, I think it's a fungal infetion from eye bite. I had it happen to two fish. One of my spilos got bit and it grew into an infection. I added salt and waited a couple of days. No improvement. It had got bad enough to lose his eye. I treated with myacin and cleared up immediately. But it was too late for the eye. My red got it and i used myacin again. But the day i noticed it. And it did the trick also. His eye is ok.
 

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Thought I would give you an update. The salt worked, it is all gone. It was gone in 3 days or so, but started to shrink by the next day. I still have no idea what it was, but it is gone now. Thanks for the replies guys!
 
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