I have a bronze cory who I found today spending lots of time breathing air from the surface (they can do that). And he’s missing one of his eyes. There aren’t any fish in this tank with the capacity to do that, and his 2 compatriots seem fine.
He is spending time on the bottom, but he comes up for air more frequently then usual. Should I leave him be and try to recover, or should I do a mercy killing?
How long have you had him?
What other kind of fish is he with?
2 other corys and a few native fishes. (rainbow darters, mudminnow)
Cory, as in catfish, right?
I’d give him some time. They’re usually pretty resilient.
yeah, I’ll see if he pulls through. I was pretty freaked out when I noticed the empty socket though. lol.
“the fuck it that?!”[/quote]
I had a one-eyed goldfish when I was little…but I bought her that way.