Originally Posted by Wyvern
Just leave them for a day or 2 in water with half a potato :D It will kill off all nasties! You can even add the potato to your tank now. It will make the water cloudy but at least its not harmful to the fish at all.
Potato?? I have never heard of that!
That is pretty cool..
I have heard of diluted bleach dips....but to me that sounds pretty risky..Might kill plants...might kill fish if not rinsed all off...Plus I really don't even have bleach in my house so I have never personally tried it....I try not to use harsh chemicals in my house....so...
I have unfiltered critter keepers I use to house my new plants for a few days to a week...The worse thing I have brought home are snails and copepods though...
my betta that is in my critter keeper loves to chase and eat pond snails..so between him and the daily water changes by a weeks time there's nothing left alive on those plants...usually..