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small flying bugs! what are they?

Posted by tabbycat123 ME (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 10, 08 at 7:25

I know many of you use soil as a medium as well as hydro so I thought I would get a good response here.

On my soil seedlings and hydro plants I am seeing small fruit fly like bugs on the plants and flying around. Only a few right now, but Im pretty sure they've been multiplying. What are they and how can I get rid of them?? Any help is much appreciated. Thanks!


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RE: small flying bugs! what are they?

Well if they look like fruit flies, they probably are. Could be fungus gnats, though I believe they're the same thing by a different name.
I read on instructables one time the best trap for getting rid of them was an old wine bottle that was empty but had not been rinsed out.
good luck.


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