SWilson Posted February 26, 2021 Share Posted February 26, 2021 Wondering if anyone has experience treating livebearer fry with salt? I read that fry are more sensitive than adults, so I’m nervous to try it. I have a juvenile endler with popeye. It’s been like that for 1-2 weeks. From researching online, I know that popeye can be very serious and also can be caused by a multitude of issues. the water parameters are 0 ammonia 0 nitrite 0 nitrate, temp 75, ph about 7.6 and no one else is affected. So I’m thinking an injury or perhaps something internal. Or maybe even a deformity gre was born with but I didn’t notice until he got bigger? I’d like to separate him out and start treating with salt but have been nervous that the stress of being transferred and treated could kill him more effectively than the pop eye. I even thought about culling him and feeding him to my puffers but I couldn’t bring myself to do that. I’ve been checking on him everyday and he gets around fine and is eating. The eye hasn’t ruptured yet but does appear to be getting bigger (but so is the fish). sorry for the bad picture. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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