Originally Posted by mursey
What kind of hitchhikers? I too just ordered some plants as a newbie. I don't want hitchhikers!! I have enough problems :)
Some snails are useful.
You can kill any eggs with a 1 part bleach to 19 parts water bleach solution or potassium permanganate which is available from Jungle in a dilute form for aquariums.
It's called Clear.