Tang with an eye problem?

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  1. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    My sohal occasionally bumps a rock and nicks his head but it heals in week with no scars. It's common so I wouldn't worry to much. Just let him be. Personally I think if you try and catch the fish you'll just stress it out.
     
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  3. Bucsfan

    Bucsfan Flamingo Tongue

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    While his eye is still cloudy, he has developed some spots on his sides, lighter than his silver pigmentation. Does anyone have any ideas as to what is going on? I'm a bit worried needless to say.
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    You have not addressed the Fluke question in post#5.
     
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    Bucsfan Flamingo Tongue

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    I have read and looked at many photographs of sw fish who have flukes and am still not sure if that's my tang's problem. If it is, all treatments that are suggested require that I saw requires removal from my DT and I doubt seriously that I could catch him.
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You've rules out the beginnings of Lateral Line Disease?

    A fluke on the skin will make that area look opaque.
     
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    Bucsfan Flamingo Tongue

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    It could be Lateral Line Disease. Hard to tell because it's a pretty faint discoloration so far. I read that soaking food in selcon and adding some garlic to his food can help. Do you agree or have another suggestion?