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by Nillawaffer
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Mite Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 5119

Re: Mite Problems

Thank you all for the help! Much appreciated!
by Nillawaffer
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Mite Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 5119

Re: Mite Problems

GotButterflies wrote:Yes- they work! I put them in my tank two years ago- no mites since. They are pricey.

Edit: I put mine in for food mites. Good luck

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Do you remember where you bought them? Can i find them at a local gardening store of some sort?
by Nillawaffer
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Mite Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 5119

Re: Mite Problems

Are they food mites or 'parasitic' mites? Food mites are rather common, and in most cases they are benefitual in forming a clean up crew within the tank. Food mites tend to be tan, white or brown in colouration... and normally found living on the substrate, decor and such - not on the crabs themsel...
by Nillawaffer
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Mite Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 5119

Mite Problems

I've been having some mite problems for a while now. I've done as much tank cleaning as possible, but I have multiple crabs in my tank and there is always someone underground molting. Therefore I cannot throw out my old substrate and do a deep cleaning on my main tank. I have most of my crabs in my ...