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  • in reply to: New horse tank with issues #52573

    Hi Pete,

    thank you very much for the detailed help! As you state, a fenbendazole treatment is not really an option. What I’ll do for now is clean the tank, do several water changes, and wait until the parameters are better before introducing any further horses. The last remaining horse seems happy and since the freshwater bath yesterday hasn’t exhibited any of the signs the other three did before they keeled over. So perhaps it’s a light infestation only.

    In the absence of the horses do the nematodes continue to proliferate? Or are the horses the only hosts for them in my tank?



    in reply to: New horse tank with issues #52560

    Update: I gave the last remaining horse a freshwater bath: warmed RO water to temperature of the tank with a bubbler inside to oxygenate the water, added baking soda until pH was matched (or close enough, man I hate those colour tests) then put him in there for 10 minutes. He was quite wiggly and didn’t like it, but survived it. Seems happy back in the tank now. In the water from the dip I found several hair like structures, worms presumably, and some small flecks. Good question now is how to treat the tank so those nasties go away? I can’t do this daily…

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