Fungus fly predator mites 10,000

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Price: £19.95

Fungus Fly predator mites contains 10,000 predatory mites called Stratiolaelaps scimitus. They have just been re-named and were known as Hypoaspis miles. These tiny predatory mites are normally oberved in and at soil level feeding on eggs and larvae of  fungus fly [ sciarid fly larvae ] , springtails and  thrip pupae. More recently they have been observed and used for control of mites that attack snakes and ornamental snails.

The predator mites can also survive quite long periods without food, up to 4 weeks. However egg laying will cease if no food supply. They prefer to live dark damp places , where the soil or growing media is moist but not to wet. Predator mite 10000 is supplied with some storage mites mixed in with the carrier material. These mites are harmless and provide an additional food supply for the predatory mites during transport.

On receipt of Predator mite 10,000, keep the bottle horizontal and apply within 1-2 days of receipt.

Application against Fungus fly larvae [ sciarid ], springtails and thrip pupae:

  • Turn and shake the bottle before use
  • Spread the contents of the bottle evenly on the soil/growing media or rockwool blocks
  • Minimum temperature should be 15.c





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