Question How to prevent camallanus worm?


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•HERES THE BIG ENCHILADA: What medications can be used that as a prophylactic treatment for Camallanus? (I’ve read that these worms can take a few months for visible symptoms to show, and already mean severe damage has been done)

•I’m pretty sure most people have seen those nasty red worms that hang from a fish’s anus either online or in-person

•I’ve noticed that these parasitic worms have been becoming more and more common, especially on online forums

•I’m a bit paranoid about fish diseases because I have lost countless fish from diseases

•The most common diseases I have seen are ich, flukes, and fin rot

•I currently quarantine all new fish with a trio of meds : Paraguard, General Cure, and Kanaplex. My meds trio have been inspired by Cory from Aquarium Co-op. (Quick note: not exactly like cory’s regimen because of availability issues in my area)

•None of the meds I use in QT can treat camallanus

•In my 14 years of fish keeping, I have never experienced this disease but I want to be prepared

•Feel free to add any input

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