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Old 14-10-2007, 11:24 AM
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For some reason over teh last week or so i have been swamped by fruit flies hundreds of the booming things!!! i have found their larve too, tiny maaggoty looking things, now i have found in a live plant some tiny white things, and also on a fruit fly we found a tiny little red mite, the type you find in the wood.... why?!...
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Old 14-10-2007, 11:25 AM
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Ive had fruit flies recently too. After the beardies veg and cresties food. Havent found any larvae though but Im sure its somewhere!
Im going to try a couple of those sticky fly catcher things stuck near the beardies and cresties.
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Old 14-10-2007, 11:26 AM
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Ive had fruit flies recently too. After the beardies veg and cresties food. Havent found any larvae though but Im sure its somewhere!
Im going to try a couple of those sticky fly catcher things stuck near the beardies and cresties.
they are soo annoying and there are hundreds in my bedroom, so annoying!
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Old 14-10-2007, 11:32 AM
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Sounds like you need some free-roaming gecko's in your room to get the fruit flies under control!
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lol was thinking of that, if it wasnt for the kitten i would!! lol
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haha that sucks...havent had any problems with anything myself luckily.

i think u should harvest them, livefoods etc sell fruitflies, assumin they are the same... they are good for hatchling geckos etc i think.. and your salamander maybe?
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na these are those tiny blooooming annoying ones, a couple of mm... grrrrr
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lol was thinking of that, if it wasnt for the kitten i would!! lol

could you not put the kitten in a different room for a bit? also you have to be careful you don't know if the fruit flies have anything that could harm the lizards
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