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  • Posted on: 24/8/2020 14:59
Goldfish eye quickly swelling - Help! #1
My fancy black telescope goldfish's left eye has swelled up over the past week by the day. He is housed in a 80-gallon tank set up about a year and a half ago. I last changed the water a few days ago, a usual weekly 1/5 water change. I use an AllPondSolutions carbon internal aquarium filter that cycles 450l/h and agitates the surface.

I messaged a friend, an experienced aquarium owner, with my problem. She recommended aquarium salt. I rushed to the pet shop on the first visible day of his illness (his eye swelled literally overnight) and bought API aquarium salt. I added as per instructions a rounded tablespoon for every 20l, dissolved first in a few mugs of aquarium water. It didn't help, and his eye kept swelling.

I messaged her again, and she said I was at the end of what she knew and I should post to fishkeeping forums for advice.

The photos attatched was taken just now.

Help, what should I do?

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