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03/22/2009, 12:53 PM
my blue hippo has popeye. two questions, how did he get it and what can i do to get rid of it? thank you for the help.

03/22/2009, 08:49 PM
In my experiences, popeye occurred when I first added the fish and after a week or so the swelling goes down and the eye will return to normal. Just my .02

03/26/2009, 03:24 PM
Jet, I have a Sabae clown who has a popeye (just noticed it two days ago) until then he was healthy and happy. He is still eating but I feel so bad for him.

Fellow Reefers: What causes this and is there a cure?

03/26/2009, 03:29 PM
Read this.......


03/27/2009, 07:53 AM
Can you hyperlink this article so we can access it easier?

gary faulkner
07/10/2009, 11:55 AM

Try this.

07/14/2009, 12:43 PM
I gotten Popeye on a Koran Angel which I think was a secondary infection to Fin Rot. Or vice versa but I think it can be multiple factors, Stress, scratched their eye on LR, etc. Most likely stress. If you can, put the fish in a QT and use Maracyn 2 for marine tanks. Works great and cured my fish in 1 treatment (5 days) also cured the fin rot.