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I wouldn't seek to eliminate them but rather understand that if controlled, they are effectively harmless. Using any/all of the methods you describe ought to be sufficient control. They typically are hatched and lay eggs as soon as possible and then go die in one of the traps soon after cutting their life short. You won't necessarily get rid of them ...


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I've gotten them under control indoors with bowls of water to which I've added a couple drops of dish soap. The soap lowers surface tension, so that when the bugs land for a drink, they sink. Color seems to be an important factor for the species I dealt with. A yellow bottom bowl drowns dozens in the time it takes a blue bowl to attract only a couple ...


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These silvery gray mobile larvae and flying adults are most likely to be fungus gnats. As you have found successful control can be accomplished with: drying out the top of the soil Yellow sticky traps an application of one liter of water and 5 ml of 5 bleach or chlorine, wait a few minutes, followed by more water to wash the chlorine out also works but is ...



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