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    I bought a nice piece of neon green candy-cane today and while I'm quarantining it I see a small dark spot on a head which has two large antenna sticking out of it. The antenna are approx. 3/8" long. Any one know what kind of hitchhiker this may be and should I Rx it? I have not seen a head or body on this hitch hiker.
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    I always do a coral dip before putting any new frags in a tank, mostly for the hitch-hikers I can't always see, like flat worms.

    You could try giving it a full 20 minute dip following the instructions on the bottle and see. That usally get's rid of most hitchhikers.

    I'm afraid I can't be any help on ID'ing your critter tho
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
    Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas - Cliff May you be living as high as the holiday hog this coming year! - Trillianne Happy New Year - mommy1 
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    I know what you mean Cliff. I googled candy cane hitch hikers and this one doesn't fit. Looking closer at this specimen, it has a feather-duster on its stalk and another filter feeder embedded into another head. I did shake a few flat worms off it during acclimation, 3 as a matter of fact.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

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