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Mr. Gillible

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White spot on eyes of comet
« on: October 11, 2010, 09:21:29 PM »

Hi folks

I have recently moved my pond fish inside for this winter.   Two of my comets have perfect white spots on the middle of their eyes.  I never noticed it before, though I am not in the habit of making direct eye to eye contact with my fish everyday.

Can anybody help?

Thank you in advance,

Anxious Mr. Gillible
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Re: White spot on eyes of comet
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2010, 03:27:19 AM »

Does it look like a milky spot? Or does it make the pupil look blurred?
In that case it could be either a nutritional problem, or a sign of bad water quality or even infection, so if I was you, I'd test the water's pH, ammonia, nitrite and nitrate, and perform a large water change of 50-70%! Please post numerical results of the tests as well!

Could be that they're not used to the "new" water when they're used to the one in the pond Smiley
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Re: White spot on eyes of comet
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2010, 07:55:56 PM »

I've seen this symptom in fish that are exposed to water that has high nitrate levels.
It would be a good idea to check the water quality like Nossie suggested. Smiley
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