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Anacharis- questions about cleaning and snails/hitchhikers

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I recently bought some Anacharis from an Ebay auction. When they arrived, I carefully washed them off. Upon closer inspection, I notice some grey circular objects on a few leaves. I cannot say for sure what they were. Could these be snail eggs? Also, on some of the leaves, there was some brownish material, almost like a small insect. I am wondering if these are hitchhikers and if so, how do I treat/clean the plants? So far, I have them in a seperate bucket until I find more information. Any help would be highly appreciated
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They probably are snail eggs. You could try dipping your plants in a 1/20 part bleach part water mixture for a minute or two. I'm not sure how well anacharis will fair with a bleach treatment though. Maybe try one stem first and see how it does before you do the rest.
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