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Slug bounty

Discussion in 'Issues, Disease and Pests' started by Jon, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I have a really sweet dryadella zebrina that I want to photograph. The only thing is that there's a slug that keeps munching the flowers. Every day it's one or two more flowers gone. I've torn apart the pot and poked around the plant looking for the little SOB. So I've decided I will put a bounty on his head. $50 cash to the first person on OI who hands over the slug to me. It has to still be alive so I can squish it and verify the contents of its stomach.
     
  2. harrywitmore

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    It will be in the mail tomorrow along with many of his buddies.
     
  3. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    dont lie Harry. I found it. I will send it to you Jon.
     
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    harrywitmore Member

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    I swear Forrest I found it. It still had bits of zebra hanging out of its mouth!
     
  5. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I can smell the bullshit from here. You're both DQ'd.
     
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    harrywitmore Member

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    Dang!
     
  7. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Oh... and it's only because I haven't seen either of you goons in my GH today.
     
  8. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    Do you need a metaldehyde care package?
    I can send you enough for the Dryadella zebrina.
    You might not get all of them, by cleaning off one plant though...
     
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    mrbreeze Anglican Supporting Member

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    Just soak the plant in saltwater and then when the slug eats the flower it'll melt from the inside. Hell yea... :clap:
     
  10. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I've got metaldehyde, Karen. I just wanted to target this specific slug.

    I'm not going to soak any of my plants in a saline solution, Floozo. Thanks though.

    The little SOB is still out there. I've found a couple of other indigenous slugs (up to about an inch or so), so I just threw about 5 lbs of sluggo out there. Sayonara, you sons of bitches!
     
  11. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Interesting concept.
     
  12. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    It's a vendetta kinda thing, Marni. This single slug has been a thorn in my side for at least a week.
     
  13. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    So, Jon, have you done dna testing on the slime to be sure it is the same slug and not part of a conspiracy?
     
  14. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    don't confuse him Marni.
     
  15. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    OK, Forrest, I'll take your advice.
     
  16. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    What's "DNA"?
     
  17. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms and some viruses.
     
  18. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    oh jeez. Now you did it, Marni.
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Sorry Forrest, I thought about telling him you said I shouldn't confuse him, but I couldn't pass it up.
     
  20. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    A Mesurol drench sounds best.