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Old 04-13-2012, 09:50 PM
carnivorousplant carnivorousplant is offline
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Damn Thrips

Deceptively fluffy little bastards, sucking on my orchids.
I hunt them down every day with a Q-Tip soaked in alcohol, yet they keep coming back.
When one of my ineptly cared for orchids actually produces flowers, they attack the buds and blooms.
Bastards.
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Old 04-13-2012, 11:12 PM
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I'm Thorry to hear that.

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Old 04-14-2012, 08:15 AM
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I'll trade you my whiteflies for your thrips, even up, and I'll throw in a few mealybugs too.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:49 AM
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There's a little parasitic wasp here that devours white fly. They are already at work on the Hibiscus that I took outside.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:22 AM
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There's a little parasitic wasp here that devours white fly. They are already at work on the Hibiscus that I took outside.
If those parasitic wasps over-breed, I hear aphids will eat them.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:37 AM
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If those parasitic wasps over-breed, I hear aphids will eat them.
That's sort of like the Introduce-Bunnies-to-Australia-What-Can-Go-Wrong thing, isn't it?
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