Urgent help needed Flat Worms, Flat Worms and more Flat Worms!

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  1. clinton stanford

    clinton stanford

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    Hi guys.i have noticed a couple of Flat Worms on some of my corals.they are only on my Mushrooms and my Xenia.
    i have heard of a Six line Wrasse, they say sometimes it works.are there any other ways of nuking them?

    thanks.
     
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    I removed some of my liverock and pulled them out with longnose pliers, seemed to get rid of most.;)
     
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    Clinton, take the coral out and dip it in Tropic Marine Pro Coral cure. This stuff works magic for Flatworms and Nudis.
     
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    You can try sucking them off with a piece of small hose.
     
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    i could try with a pair of tweezers.

    shot Mek.i was actualy just reading up on that product;)

    ill give it a try when i do my next water change.

    thanks for the advice guys:thumbup:
     
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    clinton stanford Thread Starter

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    i will be getting a Six line Wrasse on sat.lets hope he can help:whistling:
     
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    I had millions in one of my frag tanks once. Got a six line wrass and have never seen another one. High water flow and water changes can also kill them though.
     
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    cool.ill be getting a six line wrasse hopefully by sat.i will also take a little bit of tank water and put it into a container.take the coral out and give it a good shake in the tank water,hopefully some of them will come off.worth a try:)
     
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    same problem clinton,shaking the coral does help,but also looking at a 6 line.
     
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    yeh they are a pain in the ass! finny might be getting six line's in.lets wait and see;)
     
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    I hope u not shaking the coral in ur tank...
    They will just spread to other corals
    Take the coral out he tank after doing a WC and shake the coral in the old water.
    Just clarifing on that:p
     
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    clinton stanford Thread Starter

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    i will also take a little bit of tank water and put it into a container.take the coral out and give it a good shake in the tank water,hopefully some of them will come off.worth a try:)

    ;)
     
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    haha yaya bucks are you getting a 6 line today 2?is it just me or do these guys multiply like rabbits?
     
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    like fleas on a camel's ass!:whistling:
     
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    I have done this already and it works i even used my fingers to wipe them off
    once coral was back into tank it sulkked for a few days then came right.
    just be gentle
     
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    Hahahaha they do ya:(
     
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    My 6 Line did nothing to curb them, maybe I got a dud. Spotted Mandarins are also supposed to do the trick...but who knows.

    Like I said to you just take the coral out and shake them off in some old tank water, probably the best u can do at this point.

    Havent seen the product Mek was talking about in EL so may have to buy in from out of town. :)
     
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    You can also try "Coral RX" It's a coral dip that kills Flat worms.
     
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    clinton stanford Thread Starter

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    yeh ill give them a dip and shake in some tank water and see how it goes.no one in EL stocks Tropic marine pro coral cure.shot bud;)

    shot Tiger.if all else fails,ill see if i can get some of these products somewhere;)
     
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