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Old 03-17-2013, 10:48 PM   #1
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Fish breeders: problems with hydra & fry?


I have a tank full of fry and I noticed a mild hydra bloom in the tank. Any breeders ever had problems w/ hydra killing their fry?

And if there is any way to kill the hydra (w/o harming the fry) then please advise...
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:50 PM   #2
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I had hydra kill several Betta fry. Easiest way is squish them.
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:27 PM   #3
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I had an outbreak in one of my tanks but not sure if it affected any fry or not. Wasn't willing to take the chance so I dosed Flubendazole. No more hydra.

Word of caution; don't squish them or try manual removal. They can regenerate themselves from the smallest of pieces left behind.
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Planning on getting some hydra and putting them in their own tank to observe real soon.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:50 PM   #5
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I've heard panacur works....but I'm a little weary of dosing mess that were designed for dogs. Lol...anyone here tried it yet?
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