55 Gallon Tank Best Treatment for Worms on Plants?

Madchild57

I'm currently quarantining 2 banana lillies and a bunch of java moss. It's been 2 weeks so I went to check on them to make sure there's no snails, planaria, hydra, etc. As I was inspecting, I kicked up some particles. One of the particles looked like a worm. It was white/clear, had a segment in the middle, and transitioned between an "O" shape and the straight shape. I couldn't tell if it was a worm or a particle in the current as it was very thin and I think that if it was a worm the tank would be full of them after 2 weeks. Also, the tank has no substrate and I did check the filter and found nothing.
What's the best way to treat these plants to stay on the safe side? I really don't want my tank infested from plants which is part of the reason I never really did live plants in the first place. I was thinking hydrogen peroxide because it naturally breaks down, rather than needing to use a ton of water conditioner to neutralize it like bleach. I would also prefer a method that doesn't bring the plants an inch away from death. Any ideas?
 

Madchild57

You could use Fenbendazole it will kill snails,worms,hydr,planaria.
Sounds good, I assume just run the qt tank with carbon afterwards to dissapate the meds so the nerites in my 55 don't die?
 
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richiep

You'll have to watch any snails that get mixed up in the first dose that you want to keep, a few good water changes after treatment should sort it
 
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Madchild57

You'll have to watch any snails that get mixed up in the first dose that you want to keep, a few good water changes after treatment should sort it
Alright, I currently just have my plants alone in their 10 gallon, so no snails will be dead by the dose, moreso after treatment is done.
 
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richiep

Remember there are worms that even fenbendazole won't kill but those just happen to be good and part of the eco system so they will always appear in any tank that is invert only
 
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Madchild57

Remember there are worms that even fenbendazole won't kill but those just happen to be good and part of the eco system so they will always appear in any tank that is invert only
It's not really invert only so much as it's temporary just to hold my plants haha
Remember there are worms that even fenbendazole won't kill but those just happen to be good and part of the eco system so they will always appear in any tank that is invert only
one follow-up, what brand/meds contain fenbendazole?
 
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