Clown fish with popeye

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Hey all, so I woke up this morning and noticed that my clownfish has popeye on its left eye, it is VERy swollen though the fish doesn’t seem to be noticing at all, no signs of stress and is active as usual. Also, this happened over night and I’m sure was not a gradual thing since I thoroughly check my fish. Tank is 6.8gal and has a pair of clowns only (they’re still small so they’re fine in the small tank) and a bunch of softies. All my parameters are in check, ammonia 0 nitrite 0 nitrate 5ish salinity 1.024 ph 8.2. What’s the best course of the action here? I really don’t want to lose this fish, I could set up a 5 gallon medication system but have never had to so if you guys think that’s the best route could you please be thorough in how I should set up (param ect). Here is a picture and video, the clowns normally let themselves get pulled by the return so nothing weird there.

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Here you can see the clownfish is actively moving around and chasing food, even has enough energy to be aggressive towards the smaller one
 

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Popeye can be caused because of injury and then infected with bacteria. they eye looks cloudy so I would personally move it into a qt tank of sorts. Probably could treat it fast in a 5 gallon bucket (or better yet a 10 gallon tank from petco for $10) with a hob filter using medications in the water. I think furan 2 and seachem kanaplex would work for this but hopefully you get more responses soon.
 

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Just to be sure (I ask everyone), are you using RODI water, a refractometer, and non API test kits?
 
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Great. The API kit is fine at first but now that the cycle is done they are pretty much trash, because of their non accurate readings. Let me know how the clownfish treatment goes
 

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