Cichlid eye HELP

Dylan13

The first pic is the normal eye(right eye) ther rest of the pic is of the eye in question(left eye). Firstly this is my fathers tank so I dont supervise it so idk if it was caused in a fight but I can say there are no torn fins in the tank. It almost looks like it has a ring of fat developing around it was wondering if anybody has seen this before and knows the cause and treatment. Would very much appreciate any help, it is a mixed African cichlid tank with a few catfish and 6 Cichlids. (He is the most dominant male in the tank)
 

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Demeter

He probably scraped it on the hardscape as most often happens with African cichlids. You can either wait it out in the main tank or remove him and treat separately. IME they rarely die from eye issues but he may lose the eye. A one eyed cichlids will be alright, I have one now and he’s adjusted well.
 
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