Angelfish Eye Problem (strange!) Question

Discussion in 'Angelfish' started by dancaraya, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. dancaraya

    dancarayaNew MemberMember

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    20190819_121729.20190819_124511.20190819_124634. I just bought a few platinum angels from a LFS yesterday. When I got home and put them in the tank, I noticed that one of the angels has different sized pupils in each eye.

    See pictures - tried to take one of each eye, then one of his reflection in the glass so you can actually see both eyes.

    He seems healthy otherwise. Has anyone ever seen this in a fish? I don't think it's a disease like popeye or cataracts. Do you think he's blind in that eye?
     
  2. bizaliz3

    bizaliz3Fishlore LegendMember

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    I'm thinking birth defect.
     
  3. Mcasella

    McasellaFishlore VIPMember

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    He can see as the pupil is still visible, but it is a birth defect that doesn't allow him to have as much vision on that side. It cannot be fixed.
     
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