Re: NANFA-- planaria

Bohlen (
Sat, 25 Mar 2000 10:55:51 +0100

> So....I'm wondering what's the best way to rid my aquariums of the
> Any solutions out there? Thanks in advance for any insights &

Flubendazol (maybe spelling is a little different in english) kills
different kind of worms, planaria, hydra and some else very effectively, but
does not affect plants or fish. The effect on crayfish I do not know.
The chemical is used in anti-worm-paste of dogs and cats. This paste would
spoil water quality in an aquarium, but it is used as a powder for cattle
and pigs. A tip of a knife of this powder you add to your aquarium and the
planaria will be gone within two weeks.
To obtain the powder, you have to contact a veterinarian which treats farm
animals. They usually have some cans of flubendazol and may give you a small

Good results


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