Goldfish has white growth

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My goldfish has white growth on the eyes and body. We have tried multiple ways to treat it. Hoping someone can identify and advise on helping the fish.
 

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What is the water volume of the tank?
20 gal
How long has the tank been running?
3 month or so
Does it have a filter?
Yes
Does it have a heater?
Yes
What is the water temperature?
73F
What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.)
2 goldfish

Maintenance
How often do you change the water?
Partial weekly, full by weekly
How much of the water do you change?
See above
What do you use to treat your water?
Top fin - biological cleaner
Tetra - aqua safe plus
Do you vacuum the substrate or just the water?
Tried a hand vacuum, seemed literally impossible to clean the water and rocks. Just created a really messy water.

*Parameters - Very Important
Did you cycle your tank before adding fish?
????
What do you use to test the water?
Ph test kit
What are your parameters? We need to know the exact numbers, not just “fine” or “safe”.


Ammonia: idk
Nitrite: idk
Nitrate: idk
pH: 8

Feeding
How often do you feed your fish?
Once a day
How much do you feed your fish?
Maybe 15 pellets
What brand of food do you feed your fish?
North fin
Do you feed frozen or freeze-dried foods?
No

Illness & Symptoms
How long have you had this fish?
Month maybe
How long ago did you first notice these symptoms?
11 days ago
In a few words, can you explain the symptoms?
White growth on eyes and body
Have you started any treatment for the illness?
Yes - Api - Melafix
Was your fish physically ill or injured upon purchase?
No
How has its behavior and appearance changed, if at all?
Seems normal

Explain your emergency situation in detail. (Please give a clear explanation of what is going on, include details from the beginning of the illness leading up to now)
 
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A201 said:
Looks like a secondary fungal infection. The primary infection is likely a bacterial one.
Unfortunately if the problem is bacterial in nature recovery is unlikely.
Best to remove the infected fish asap & either euthanize or treat with antibiotics in a hospital tank.
Curious, I have a nice little pond out back. Could I put him in there and hope he makes it?
 

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Maybe a new environment will strengthen his immune system.
Remember, bacterial infections can spread to other weakened fish.
 
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A201 said:
Maybe a new environment will strengthen his immune system.
Remember, bacterial infections can spread to other weakened fish.
For sure. There's no fish in the pond. Worth I try I suppose. Thanks for your help.
 
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