The horror....

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    Magzire

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    I just sucked up my blackmoors left eyeball by mistake while doing a particle water change.. I feel sooooo bad, poor guy.

    I added some tetra general tonic, anything else i can do?

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    bettasngoldfish Maria

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    Oh no, poor dude :(

    It should heal on its own if water is kept pristine.

    I had a one eyed telescope and she managed just fine that way.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    So sorry to hear this @Magzire and hope he recovers nicely. Should be some comfort knowing that @bettasngoldfish had one that did just fine w/one eye.
     
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    How did it look after it healed up? Right know there is a huge hole. I still feel terrible.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    You need a fishy eye patch!
     
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    bettasngoldfish Maria

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    It will heal over and kinda just look like an indent instead of a big hole (at least mine looked that way)

    And, I hear ya. I've had a couple incidents over the years with the aquarium siphon (python)
     
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    Take the fish in immediately.. Place it in clean water with daily 100% water changes. Do this for 1 week before putting the fish back. Antibacterials or antifungals are always helpful in any serious wounds to reduce the chance of a sepsis.

    My one eyed telescope had that happen.. the area will heal well if you keep the wound clean and it will become straight with no bulge eventually.

    My celestial also had this happen and I didn't take him in... developed sepsis and died.
     
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    bettasngoldfish Maria

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    Picture is a bit blurry but I think you can see the area where her eye used to be.

    20171101_214352.jpg
     
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    Here is mine right after the eye got hit. That whole side is flat now.

    It’s has lived in my pond for 3 years now, 2.5 with a single eye. 7633A5A3-0AF5-488A-A074-C029C24E5F65.jpeg
     
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    Can you remember how long it died from sepsis after the incident? Talking weeks or days?
     
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    A couple of weeks. You’ll see the eye going green with infection in the last few days
     
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