ID Please

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ID Please

Postby raimis4 on 10 Feb 2018 16:09

Hello,

Last few day I notice that my corals not happy. when I look closer see that something on them.
It's moving like snail or slug.


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Thanks
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Re: ID Please

Postby Brendan on 10 Feb 2018 20:54

Looks like planaria (flatworms).
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Re: ID Please

Postby wanedileo on 10 Feb 2018 23:20

I agree, flatworms.
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Re: ID Please

Postby raimis4 on 14 Feb 2018 21:30

Thanks, how i can get rid of them?
Interesting from where they came? I didn't get any coral for last 6 months :(
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Re: ID Please

Postby sparky on 14 Feb 2018 23:22

Try a 6 line wrasse. They usually clear them up pretty quick.

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Re: ID Please

Postby Brendan on 15 Feb 2018 20:45

raimis4 wrote:Thanks, how i can get rid of them?
Interesting from where they came? I didn't get any coral for last 6 months :(


There’s a product called Flatworm Exit from Salifert that you can use. Once you dose the tank you’ll have to be prepared to siphon the dead worms out though. Or you can use a Melanurus, Yellow, or Sixline wrasse. Apparently all those methods can be a bit hit or miss though.
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Re: ID Please

Postby Dclifford on 17 Feb 2018 07:50

Flatworm Exit worked for me to a point. They come back.
I think I need to dose a second time a few days later, but I have not figured out how many days. The idea is to kill the young with the second dose before the reproduce.
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Re: ID Please

Postby Corky on 02 Oct 2018 01:09

Flatworm exit worked for me, took two treatments a week apart, I fluidised carbon and siphoned them all out.
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