09-29-2012, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by GwenInNM
Ugh! That's terrible. I'm sorry for you. I'd be interested to see if anyone else chimes in and agrees snails can carry flukes. I always thought different species couldn't transmit disease to others, but if Byron QT's plants (I've never done that) than I guess things like this are possible. PM Byron and see what he knows about this. Good the treatment is working.
Thank you for responding. Google snail flukes, very interesting. Turns out snails carry skin, gill, blood and liver flukes. I think I read about bleach dipping plants before putting them in the tank, but I don't know the ratio or the duration.P.S. Some flukes are transferable to humans, Google showed pictures of an arm infested.
Last edited by marshallsea; 09-29-2012 at 10:42 AM..