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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by blondie_00033, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. blondie_00033

    blondie_00033 New Member

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    I watered my orchid and s small bug flew out what should I do
     
  2. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Did you see any damage? How small? Did it fly from a flower or the medium? Don't forget that many insects are beneficial

    I can't think of any flying bugs that would be a problem unless it was something like a grasshopper. Aphids will certainly cause problems but generally don't fly away and would also be obvious when they mass on the tender parts of a plant.
     
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    Could be fungus gnats. Soaking the pot in soapy water (use hand dishwashing detergent) for half an hour would probably kill or at least inconvenience any thing in the pot...
     
  4. blondie_00033

    blondie_00033 New Member

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    It was the smallest little bug ever barley could see it. [​IMG] I just seen this on the lead I'm not sure what that is about
     
  5. Dave The Scientist

    Dave The Scientist Active Member

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    I don't see anything in the pictures.