Spotted Gar

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Forums' started by Athulkamath28, Apr 19, 2018.

  1. Athulkamath28New MemberMember

    Hello ,
    2 days ago bought 2 ,6" spotted gars , they are in my outdoor pond , yesterday i noticed there was a buble kinda thing on the right eye of one of my gar (popeye?)
    What it might be ?
    What is the treatment?
    Will my gar recover?
     
  2. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    It’s entire popeye,injury,water parameters are too high, or infection. Or it’s just completely normal and that’s his eye and your freaking out. Oh and welcome to fish lore
     
  3. Athulkamath28New MemberMember

    No his eyes were fine when i bought him..
    Please suggest me something so I can cure him
     
  4. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    Quartine him away from others. Treat with Epsom salt (unscented,no dye)
     
  5. Athulkamath28New MemberMember

    Did that thanks
     
  6. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    Welcome
     
  7. Aqua HandsWell Known MemberMember

    what are you feeding?
     
  8. Athulkamath28New MemberMember

    Guppies , which wer there for about a month with me
     
  9. Aqua HandsWell Known MemberMember

    nice!, I'm trying to get mine to eat goldfish.
     
  10. GalathielWell Known MemberMember

    So I just watched a video about feeders (look up the new king of DIY video). He mentioned that goldfish are very unhealthy to feed. You might want to take a look.

    OP: It could be an injury since you just purchased them. Hopefully it will clear up quickly.
     
  11. Aqua HandsWell Known MemberMember

    yea, I watched it. I just have nothing but gold fish unless i wanna pay .30 a piece. (some guy always buys the maxium amount of guppies possible as soon as he can.
     
  12. GalathielWell Known MemberMember

    Like he mentioned in the video, it's best to raise your own feeders if you are set on feeding live. Otherwise, it's much healthier to find another option. (sorry OP for derailing ... last comment, I promise!).
     
  13. dwarfpufferloverWell Known MemberMember

    Thats highly irritating lol.
     
  14. Athulkamath28New MemberMember

    Hope so
     
  15. Aqua HandsWell Known MemberMember

    yea, im trying to breed guppies.
     
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