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    Default Are these spider mites?

    Noticed a few of my leaves looking a bit worse for wear, flipped them over and noticed small catterpillar/maggot looking things on them.

    Here's a pic under a loupe


    Not the best hut I'm hoping you guys can help me out.

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    Here's another pic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bud Lightyear View Post
    Looks like thrips mate


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    Are they harmful to my grow/do I need to treat them?

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    Yeah, it needs sorting, I think Bud recommends Bug Clear for fruit & veg
    "Accuse the other side of that which you are guilty."
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    I'm 2 weeks since flip as well probably should have mentioned that

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    Agree with both, Thrips & Bug Clear...I have a small dose of Spidermites again...Bug clear to the rescue...also about 2-3 weeks in...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AND View Post
    Agree with both, Thrips & Bug Clear...I have a small dose of Spidermites again...Bug clear to the rescue...also about 2-3 weeks in...
    Do I just need to spray them all over with it? I'll grab some tomorrow.

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    Regards BL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty_badger View Post
    Do I just need to spray them all over with it? I'll grab some tomorrow.
    Soak them...especially under the leaves & top of pots...you can buy a concentrated bottle that you mix with water...better value than the spray but you will then need a spray bottle

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    [IMG]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190813/a91139ec851ce872bde4de4216a25855.jpg[/had a battle with thrips my self using sprays and so on ...pissing in the wind imho certainly in a scrog canopy ...now these arnt every body's cup of tea but they do exactly what it says on the tin ..2 weeks in ya room and they gone along with anything else that flys walks or crawl ....Choice is yours ,but I've been there done that with thrips ...



    You decide wether it's good or bad advice to use one ...I havnt started frothing at the mouth just yet


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    Cheers guys, gonna get some of the bug clear ultra tomorrow why I'm out and about.

    I've also ordered one of the froth at thou mouth bad boy strops

    Will I just have to treat them once with the bug clear?

    ATB Dirty_badger
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    Mate

    I had these buggers you’ll need to sort with the bug clear It fooks them up you’ll be golden. I brought mine in on my cloths I think

    Good luck

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    I'm gonna chop under the net tomorrow as well so that should make it easier to spray the cunts as well

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    Sounds like some good advice from both BL and Sadface. I haven't used either, so I don`t know which is best, but I`m leaning towards Sadface`s advice if you have already filliped a couple of weeks ago. Path of least potential harm as I see it as I don`t like spraying flowers with anything.

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    Bug clear works very well but just be aware its systemic so you do end up smoking it

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardro View Post
    Bug clear works very well but just be aware its systemic so you do end up smoking it
    Be orate dude, I strip asbestos for a living bit of bug spray probably do me some good haha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardro View Post
    Bug clear works very well but just be aware its systemic so you do end up smoking it
    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty_badger View Post
    Be orate dude, I strip asbestos for a living bit of bug spray probably do me some good haha.
    I look at in in terms of what gets sprayed on bag weed ?...I've been smoking that for years

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Mighty M View Post
    Sounds like some good advice from both BL and Sadface. I haven't used either, so I don`t know which is best, but I`m leaning towards Sadface`s advice if you have already filliped a couple of weeks ago. Path of least potential harm as I see it as I don`t like spraying flowers with anything.

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    I'm not saying hotshot strips are good advice ...and I would have a little dig around for info about em ..there's lots said about them ..but they work for me used in moderation ..if I see a bug I want em gone ASAP with minimal dramas and repeat treatments that sometimes don't work and so on ...these do work every time but the whole packaging of the strips is a health warning ...I hate pests and want a guarantee fix ..others would rather go the softly softly approach ...hence why I said not every body's cup of tea

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    Also I always have yellow sticky traps hanging aswell ,now they don't do harm and are very effective to hold em to a manageable degree...thrips piss me off no end but I've also found that they do most damage in veg ..rather than when in flower ...but definatly hang up some yellow paper sticky traps

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