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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by inkaddict92 » Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:24 am

Can someone tell me what this is? I found it on one of my veitchii x platychila leaves

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N. trusmodiensis x burbidgeae
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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by DeadlyCarnivore » Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:40 am

That looks like a fungus gnat. A way to get rid of them it to replant your plant, and wash its roots thoroughly so you dont have any larvae left when you put it into the new soil. There is mosquito dunk you can put in the water that kills them.. I just replant whenever I get them. But I only get them in venus flytraps from rocket nursery...

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by inkaddict92 » Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:29 pm

DeadlyCarnivore wrote:That looks like a fungus gnat. A way to get rid of them it to replant your plant, and wash its roots thoroughly so you dont have any larvae left when you put it into the new soil. There is mosquito dunk you can put in the water that kills them.. I just replant whenever I get them. But I only get them in venus flytraps from rocket nursery...

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Okay thanks, I've only seen two so far. These plants are still acclimating to their new environment so I don't really want to repot them yet. It doesn't look like the type of fungus gnat that can harm a plant's root system right?
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N. veitchii x platychila
N. rafflesiana x sibuyanensis
N. trusmodiensis x burbidgeae
P. agnata x moranensis

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by DeadlyCarnivore » Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:41 pm

inkaddict92 wrote:
DeadlyCarnivore wrote:That looks like a fungus gnat. A way to get rid of them it to replant your plant, and wash its roots thoroughly so you dont have any larvae left when you put it into the new soil. There is mosquito dunk you can put in the water that kills them.. I just replant whenever I get them. But I only get them in venus flytraps from rocket nursery...

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Okay thanks, I've only seen two so far. These plants are still acclimating to their new environment so I don't really want to repot them yet. It doesn't look like the type of fungus gnat that can harm a plant's root system right?

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by inkaddict92 » Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:23 pm

I must have the worst luck, found a new different kind of pest on one of the sticky traps today:
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N. veitchii x platychila
N. rafflesiana x sibuyanensis
N. trusmodiensis x burbidgeae
P. agnata x moranensis

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by xr280xr » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:21 pm

Maybe some kind of flea beetle, but it's shape is different from those I've seen.
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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by inkaddict92 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 2:29 am

just an update on my multiple pest situation:

I did a foliar spray of neem oil mixed with water in a spray bottle every 3 days for 2 weeks and it has been about 4 weeks since I first started treatment. The results are great ! all my plants have extremely healthy looking new growth and all I ever see is the occasional fungus gnat. My Nepenthes that was infested with aphids is also pest free now. I treated him with a complete submerging of ginger water as well as the neem oil foliar spray and he has definitely came back strong !
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N. trusmodiensis x burbidgeae
P. agnata x moranensis

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by inkaddict92 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:47 pm

Spotted a worm in the soil of a new plant I got today. The head was pointy and reminded me of the shape of a nematode. Can anybody ID it and is it beneficial or not?
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N. rafflesiana x sibuyanensis
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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by boarderlib » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:10 pm

I noticed a few of my VFT seedlings dying off, as I looked a little closer I seen these very small bugs. Can someone identify them. They are black with two white dots on the thorax area. It appears to be beetle like.
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That's the best pic I can get off it. Thanks for the help.

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by xr280xr » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:41 pm

It looks like it actually has 4 white spots, doesn't it? Regardless, I don't know what it is.
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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by tannerm » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:17 am

Neem oil


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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by digilexic » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:42 am

boarderlib wrote:I noticed a few of my VFT seedlings dying off, as I looked a little closer I seen these very small bugs. Can someone identify them. They are black with two white dots on the thorax area. It appears to be beetle like.
20161226_172842.jpg

That's the best pic I can get off it. Thanks for the help.

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Looks like some sort of Flea Beetle to me. They eat leaves and skeletonize them.

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by DeadlyCarnivore » Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:57 am

Neem oil can be used to get rid of fungus gnats, right?

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by inkaddict92 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:31 am

DeadlyCarnivore wrote:Neem oil can be used to get rid of fungus gnats, right?

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Yes
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N. veitchii x platychila
N. rafflesiana x sibuyanensis
N. trusmodiensis x burbidgeae
P. agnata x moranensis

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Re: Pest Identification and Control

by PeachHawk » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:11 pm

One thing that works for aphids (at least for most sundews) is to put them in a cup of water, completely submerged. The aphids will drown. Leave it there for a few days and boom. Problem solved.

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