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Spider mites in paludarium


>Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 00:18:33 -0500
>From: jlojeda <jlojeda at concentric_net>
>To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
>Subject: Spider mites in paludarium
>I just found an orchid with spider mites in my 150g paludarium.  I have
>since removed the plant and am concerned that the will spread.  I know
>they will.  Since I can't use insecticides I have decided to buy some
>predatory mites to take care of them.  Has anybody had any experience
>with this problem?  Karen, I know you have a paludarium, any
>suggestions?  By the way I had my plants go through a quarantine period
>before adding them into my tank.  It didn't help unfortunately.  I
>quarantine for at least 2 months and sometimes even more.