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ugh...I have gnats

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    Default ugh...I have gnats

    About five months back I went nuts with humidity trays everywhere and I know they're the root cause. I repotted around the same time so I doubt the medium's rotten. I've started neem and sticky traps, I mostly just wanted to complain...
    advice is still welcome though

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    complaint registered an noted, LOL. Will file in the appropriate drawer .

    I use yellow sticky traps and a sundew or 2

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    Venting is good. (and, get those buggers)

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    Sorry, I feel your pain.

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    Let it out! hehe... Gnats, so far, have not bothered my orchids, but I must swallow a million of the buggers while riding my bike on the trails in the late spring early summer every year. I hate riding into a swarm of those things. yuck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Let it out! hehe... Gnats, so far, have not bothered my orchids, but I must swallow a million of the buggers while riding my bike on the trails in the late spring early summer every year. I hate riding into a swarm of those things. yuck.

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    Sorry BD but just the image of you riding into them made me crack up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wanda View Post
    Sorry BD but just the image of you riding into them made me crack up
    heeheheheh.. glad I could entertain you. It is funny except when it is happening. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Let it out! hehe... Gnats, so far, have not bothered my orchids, but I must swallow a million of the buggers while riding my bike on the trails in the late spring early summer every year. I hate riding into a swarm of those things. yuck.

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    excellent source of protein...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumpyBear View Post
    excellent source of protein...
    mmmm... yum! NOT! LOL

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    I added a small fan. Not only are my orchids happier, all the fungus gnats disappreared.

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