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Re: Fruit Flies!!


I'll try to find a picture. The problem is that the source may very  
well be the terrariums that hold the tree frogs. Amphibians are very  
sensitive to toxins.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Feb 26, 2008, at 7:55 PM, Kitty wrote:

> Fruit flies?  Could they be fungus gnats?  I don't think they live  
> long but have repeated generations so it seems so.  Clear out all  
> possible sources. Check for breeding places like moist potted  
> plants.  Drench w gnatrol. Sticky lures help but don't go to the  
> source.
>
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com 
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> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 8:44 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Fruit Flies!!
>
>
>> Help! For the first time in my life, my home is infested with fruit
>> flies. Any suggestions as to dealing with them, short of fumigating
>> the house? (Not an option, because of the fish and amphibians.) Would
>> some kind of sticky lure work?
>>
>>
>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
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