- There is not a treatment that can be bought over the counter.
- Just lifting a fish out and removing the leeches will not cure
- There is a link (but not proven) of Piscicola Geometra being a transmission
vector for Spring Viromania of Carp (SVC).
- If leeches are found on your fish, e.g. more than one, then please
Leeches are very thin. The best way to describe them is
that they are back and white striped. If suspected, lift a fish into a bowl
with pond water, add 1oz of pond salt per gallon and mix well. You will see the
leeches moving because, to the beginner at fish keeping, leeches are often
mistaken for anchor worm, and anchor worm wouldn't