Neon Tetra With A "black Eye"?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by Shmoked, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. Shmoked

    ShmokedNew MemberMember

    IMG_5984.JPGIMG_5987.JPG Over night I noticed a neon Tetra has a black eye or growth. Any ideas what it is?

    Also. With only 5 neon tetras (now 4) and 1 Pleco. Mysteriously a Tetra dissapered one day (no, there's no other way how on earth he could have dissapered) it's unexplainable.

    Just wondering what on earth would have caused the black eye and maybe any ideas why a Tetra would disappear?
  2. DiscusluvWell Known MemberMember

    Hmmm, it could be from injury, a mad dash across the tank and hitting an object in tank or the side glass. It looks like accumulated blood, like a bruise.
  3. OP

    ShmokedNew MemberMember

    That's what I thought at first, a bruise. But then I was thinking if one Tetra disappeared maybe another Tetra or the Pleco must have done something.

    The bruise looks quite bothersome m. I think he has a limited amount of time left to swim before he turns his belly up.
    Could it be from black moss? I have some reoccurring moss on one of the rocks.
  4. DiscusluvWell Known MemberMember

    No, it would not be from black moss.
  5. OP

    ShmokedNew MemberMember

    Poor guy. Must have poked his eye on something than. Thanks for the help!

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