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Old 11-26-2004, 04:45 PM   #1
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Weird Flat Worms? Please Helppppppp!!!!!!!!!

I took my fish to an aquarium with a probable case of Dropsy. They are treating him there for dropsy. They said that they did a skin scraping and they found a big flat worm with a hook on its tail. They didn't know what it was. Does anybody have any idea what it could be?
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Probably anchor worm, but if they don't know what it is then I sure don't! If it was anchor worm I'd expect them to recognize it. No matter what it is, salt treatment, serious attention to gravel vac's and likely follow-up with antibiotics are going to be called for. Parasitic worms like that are very hard to eradicate.
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