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Re: [Killietalk] ostracods
"Robert Goldstein" <rgoldstein at rjgaCarolina_com> wrote:
> My fish room is infested with large (almost matchhead sized)
> ostracods. I suspect they eat eggs and fry. I've tried eliminating
> them with copper, which usually kills all kinds of crustaceans, to no
> avail. I haven't yet tried organophosphates, and was hoping someone
> had solved this problem using a drug not so severe.
> Robert J. Goldstein, Ph.D.
They were harder to kill than Daphnia and Mosquito Larvae, but Ostracods
were one of the inverts that I found were killed by "Amquel," "Prime,"
or "Ammo Lock 2" so I suppose any of the formaldehyde-like
dechloraminators might work.
Mine were likely a different species, for they were more pinhead size or
a bit bigger.
I'd bet that flubendazole, Fluke Tabs or other anti-helmenthics would do
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