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“that`d work... what kind of lizards they got out there?”
“Yeah, getcha one of these...
Hey! Where's Fifi?”
“Dayhiker, I moved to NC in September. Lost my job in VA and took one in Raleigh.
I have no idea what kind of lizards are around here.
last edited: 12/15/09 2:19:50 PM”
“lol @ Rosey. There's nothin' cute about that thing.”
“I remember the loss but didn't hear about the move. Congrats on the job.
Lizards may be hard to find this time of year though.”
“Thanks dayhiker. :)
yeah, they might be hard to find this time of year.”
“Feeder crickets! good grief.”
“"Why are you letting crickets go in your kitchen?"
"To feed the gecko, of course"”
“lol...sounds like Wild Kingdom. I would have meal worms, meal moths, a gecko and crickets!!”
“Get a hawk in there and then you'll have a mini web of life going on!”
“First of all don't assume unopened boxes won't become. Infested
Put everything in zip lock bags. If larva appear in the bags throw it out
The larva migrate away from the food source to pupate. Most likely under the baseboards or up the wall to where it meets the ceiling. Look for small spots that look like tight spiderwebs.
Get an aerosol pyrethrin and inject it under the baseboards in the immediate area. You can use it against the adults as a space spray but their lifespAn in adult stage is minimal
It is vital to isolate all foodsource material. The Ziplock bags will do that
Catch an adult and let me know if it is almond colored with a copper hue at the upper 1/3 of the wings”
“And here I thought all he knew about was chili.”
“The dude is just plain buggy!
last edited: 12/15/09 4:15:52 PM”
“... or get a gecko ;-)”
“I like the gecko idea. I wonder if the dog would be ok with it...”
“Call Geico,,,but I warn you, hearing "Fifteen Minutes could save you hundreds of dollars on your car insurance..." at 2 in the morning will be really annoying......”
“I`ll take a picture next time Seymore, my gecko, is out and about (my 2 year old nephew named him).
as for dogs, I think a gecko can get away pretty easily. a cat may cause problems though
last edited: 12/15/09 4:41:43 PM”
“Hmmm..I may have a new Christmas wish..”
“You have me. What could you possibly need a gecko for?”
“read above, chili. I bought a gecko and let it free-roam around my house. It eats all my bugs and spiders, and generally stays hidden during the day”
“GEICO makes good ads but their insurance is way more $$$.
How big do geckos get?”
“depends on the type of gecko, I think. Mine, with tail, is about the length of a pencil or so... maybe shorter”
“Chili, I haven't seen the worms for a couple of weeks, but they were almond colored and maybe 3/4 of an inch long. The moths have black wings and maybe a whiteish colored body.
Thanks for the info. :)”
“Pepsis, how long is your pencil?
(ha ha ha ha ha)”
“haha, I was trying to think of a common object that was about the same size as a gecko... pencil was the winner. I should have known better.”
“Ha! That reminds me of the time a weasel got into my dad's house. My dad wouldn't trap it or chase it away because it was catching mice.”
“CD, sounds like they already pupated. Space spray the adults and you should be fine.”
“chili...honey...as long as I have you, i need nothing more....”
“Don't worry, be happy.
Your daughter wanting new boobs for her 18th isn't so bad......
“Sometimes life is all about perspective.”
“hey chili - would Permanone work for killing a bunch of yellowjackets that have gotten into the wall of a house? - ie spray it around where they are getting into the house”
“Yes it will work, but getting a dust in the void would be better. You should be able to use Sevin dust. Just get a bulb duster of soemthing you can get use to apply it in the void.
This information might help:
I have used traps very effectively but when I read the info from Ohio State, I have to admit, it was the first time I ever heard of a "fish or liver trap", lol.
Anything with permethrin will be effective. The key is to get enough of it on them or on an area where they have to be exposed to it.”
“would the sevin work for red wasps? Sometimes I think my whole house is a nest for them. I use the wasp spray to spray on the openings but it doesn't last long :(”
“The contact killer used in Wasp Spray has a very short life span.
Hit them straight on and you are in business. Spray it on and let it dry and it is pretty useless.
They get up under the soffits and in the attic and just multiply year after year as more queens over winter around your house.
Spraying the eaves with a good micro encapsulate insecticide in the early spring is the most effective. If you can get dust in the eaves Ewker that would provide some relief now. Keep in mind you don't need to cake it on. Just a fine layer will be sufficient.”
“hey chili - was back in Martin this past weekend - would you believe Cadillac's serves FOOD now?
Can you believe people actually EAT in that place?
“I once saw a guy on his hands and knees sticking his finger to his tounge and then sticking it to the floor to pick up a speck and then back to his tounge.
He was looking for a purple micro dot. Dude must have been in a bad way. I don't think the floor has ever been cleaned in the history of the building.”
“Lol. A vacume cleaner with a bandana over the end works well for that task....
I mean I imagine it would work.......not that Ive tried it, you know back in high school....”
“i heard a few years ago, they took the pool tables out int he lot and had teh fire dept hose out the place. not sure if that's true, but it'd be a good start!”
“hey Chili - you interested in an orange A Simple Sling chair? If so I have one for you with an optional second chair if desired.”
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