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Just noticed some Flatworms in my tank.  

So I took out some corals dipped them...placed back in the tank.  

Whats your guys thoughts? How should I approach this? 

FlatWorm X? Followed by 50%water changes? 

Wrasse? Keep in mind this is a 25 Lagoon. 

 

 

Thanks. Chris 

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10/10 recommend flat work exit. I used it probably a year ago when I saw some flatworms and it wiped them out. I dosed way more than needed and let it sit a little longer than you’re told too. But the stuff doesn’t hurt corals. Only the toxins released from the dying worms.

So if you go that route I would recommend dipping as many individual piece first to remove as many possible worms. Then dose the whole tank.


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Thanks Cody.  

Was looking at Wife’s tank and noticed some in hers too! She has a Sea Apple will there be any effect on that? If so I might have to get that outta the tank before dosing.  

 

I’m sure Upscales as the Flat Exit. 

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Thanks Cody.  
Was looking at Wife’s tank and noticed some in hers too! She has a Sea Apple will there be any effect on that? If so I might have to get that outta the tank before dosing.  
 
I’m sure Upscales as the Flat Exit. 

Not sure if it will affect the Sea Apple. Another option is Velvet Nudis if you want to go the natural route.

If he doesn’t have it, you can get it on amazon.


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Cody where on amazon? It only brings up swimsuits 😝 

 

Thanks Brian! If I choose that route I’ll dose very little in my tanks.  I prefer the undo way tho.  

 

Anyone have one? 

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Salifert Flatworm eXit Aquarium Treatment - 10ml/300 Gallons https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001EJFKN8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_7VoFAb4PZMVG4

Brian is right, when I overdose it I make sure to add an air stone.

The velvet nudis only eat flatworms so when they are all gone the velvets will die.


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Went to Upscales...bought the chemical crap.  

Bought Two wrasses to see if they would make a small dent...if not I’ll dose next weekend unless I’m too impatient.  

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So I finally broke down and dosed Wife’s tank...success! All critters seem happy. Sea Apple has went through 3 tank upgrades and now this so IT is 💪🏿!  I dosed 25 drops then after 40ish mins while waiting by tank sucked them up as I saw them.   Added another 10 drops...followed by sucking them up. 

All together I took out 10 gallons of water.  Replaced it all...followed by heavy carbon for 4 hours and then took out and added Chemi Pure! 

 

Tomorrow I will do my tank! 

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5 minutes ago, River City Corals said:

Good work. Glad to hear it was a success

Thanks Brian!  I’m going to dose my tank today...I have 10gallons ready! 

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2 hours ago, Flash21 said:

Thanks Brian!  I’m going to dose my tank today...I have 10gallons ready! 

Good luck!  Sounds like you have the strategy worked out. 

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