Anchor worm: can mystery snails get it or pass it on?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by kidster9700, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. kidster9700

    kidster9700 Well Known Member Member

    Grabbed a mystery snail but the goldfish in the tank all had anchor worm and had just been removed for treatment. Will my new snail pass it on to my fish (can snails even get anchor worm?)
    My quarantine is currently full of shrimp so he doesn't really have a home...


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    kidster9700

    kidster9700 Well Known Member Member

    Okay so since this is kind of an urgent thing, I have him in a betta cup (with my tank water) and rinsed him off. I think I'll switch out the water again in an hour and then put him in my tank? I just want to make sure he doesn't bring them over...


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