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 Fruit flys

how do you get rid of fruit flys?



09/01/06  08:21pm

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  Message To: R E P T I L E S   In reference to Message Id: 967438


 Fruit flys

3 cups of water,
4 tbsp of sugar
4 tbsp of vinegar,
3 tbsp of liquid dish soap.

Mix it all in a jar or soda bottle any size and put near fly’s location. It doesn’t take long to work.



09/06/06  05:37am

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  Message To: JohnC   In reference to Message Id: 973166


 Fruit flys

how does that work? are they attracted to it and then get stuck in it?



01/06/07  04:53am

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  Message To: Rae rae   In reference to Message Id: 1121737


 Fruit flys

Well this is a pretty slow forum, so I don’t know if this will ever get read or not, but it is worth psoting.

What you may have may not be be fruit flies, but dung flies. I don’t know that much about them, but that they are potentially dangerous. They are attracted to decaying matter (plants, crickets/ insects, etc.) and particulary to feces. They seem to thrive in humid enviroments. They are also smaller than fruit flies. I believe they are treated in the same manner as fruit flies though.

Any how, if you think you see these, then you’d better start cleaning your cages more, or you may be looking at festation. Beware.

®yan



01/08/07  07:52pm


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