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Old 07-13-2012, 10:07 PM   #1
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Flatworms!! HELP

So I woke up this morning to find about 10 or so flatworms on my glass. I removed them all not knowing if they were good or bad but I've heard of them being toxic and completely wiping out an aquarium. The ones I found where transparent whitish with an orange spot right in the center if them. What do I need to do!!?? Here's the best pic of one u could get..

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Thanks a lot. Ill see if my lfs has flatworn exit
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Only thing is thatvit says to use a lb of activated carbon per 50 gallons in a canister and all I have is a penguin 200 HOB besides my Skimmer. I have carbon media pads for it. Would this be sufficient for my 35 gallon. Anyone with experience with this flatworm eXit??
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Would you be able to add a fish that will eat them
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Possibly but I've read its hit and miss with the fish. The blue neon nudibranchs eat nothing but flatworms but what do I do when I run out of them? 25 bucks for one too. A lot of wrasses eat them but I've already got a mccosker flasher wrasse and he hasn't touched them.
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