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Old 07-13-2013, 02:20 PM   #1
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How bad are flatworms for your DT? My snail tank has flatworms where I'm culturing Copepods. They're practically microscopic & crawling on the sides of the tank. Are they just another creature that my fish will just eat also or...?
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:43 PM   #2
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You don't want flatworms at all !! They are unwanted pest/hitch hikers and multiply quick. They make a solution you can add to bag or what ever new corals and all you get come in. It will kill off flatworms and than add to your QT tank.

I have used this and works.
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Old 07-21-2013, 04:03 PM   #3
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You don't want flatworms at all !! They are unwanted pest/hitch hikers and multiply quick. They make a solution you can add to bag or what ever new corals and all u get come in. It will kill off flatworms and than add to your QT tank.

I have used this and works.
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Darn... Ok, Thks! I've read about that stuff, I'll try it.
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Make sure you have enough carbon on hand to run after using flatworm exit. I recently lost FIVE large healthy fish due to not running enough carbon after dosing.
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Very good point carey. Sorry I wasn't more clear. I don't use it in my main tanks. I use it before anything is added to my tanks in bag or cup ect. Its a good practice since we don't know whats hiding on new additions. From store or others home aquariums
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I use a dip for my corals before they go in as well. Good practice to do.
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Make sure you have enough carbon on hand to run after using flatworm exit. I recently lost FIVE large healthy fish due to not running enough carbon after dosing.
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