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Old 05-05-2011, 03:05 PM   #11
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I'm dealing with anchor worms that I actually got form a petsmart as well... My tequila sunrise female just looks so sad.. I feel so bad for her and yesterday I had to pick 4 really big anchor worms off of her and so she's been bleeding on and off and yeah.. just a horror story.. The lesson I learned - don't buy fish from them anymore. lol

As far as helping her out.. I'd put salt in the tank if you don't already have some.. I noticed that after putting some salt in my tank yesterday, she's already doing a lot better off... I've seen a lot of places to put salt in the guppy tank..
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If you google anchor worms, you can find a lot of good ways to treat for them. I think salt is one of them; copper can also kill parasites (but it kills snails and shrimp too).
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