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Old 03-14-2015, 07:43 AM   #16
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I'm going to thread jack instead of making a new one.

I have a 33g long shrimp tank with tons of planaria. I just ordered some fish fenbendazole from eBay and have a few questions. How much should I dose? A full bag? Half?
Can I dose into the substrate? Seems like they only come out when I feed.
Can I mix with shrimp food, let it soak and put it in my tank? Will that kill my shrimp?

Sorry, if this was rude of me to post here. Just thought it was the same subject and may help others as well.
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:00 AM   #17
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Easiest way to treat for planaria and hydra is to buy liquid goat de-wormer called Safe Guard (fenbendazole). I got mine on line. Just google it and you will find where to bid on/buy it. It's 2 ml per 10 gal. It will not hurt fish or shrimp. Just pour it into the water. It will kill nerite snails and I lost a few of my MTSs, but many of them made it just fine. It did not affect my mini ramshorns and assassin snails from what I could tell. But nerites definitely have to be removed and it takes several water changes before these snails to go back in. It can take up to 5 days before all the planaria are gone, hydra will be gone the next day.
One treatment is usually enough.
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