Re: Vapona pest strip in terrarium.

From: John Walker (
Date: Fri Apr 30 1999 - 11:01:07 PDT

Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1999 11:01:07 -0700
From: John Walker <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg1496$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Vapona pest strip in terrarium.

Hi Marin,

I have used the No pest Strip on several occasions with no ill effects to
Drosera, VFT's, Ceph's, and Nepenthese. Many ill effects to mosquitos and
fungas gnats.

Hope this helps,

John in Phoenix

At 09:08 AM 4/29/99 -0700, you wrote:
> Hello everyone. Here is a bit of an introduction. My name is Marin and
>I've been following this listserver for a little while now, just getting
>back into growing CPs. I live in the Toronto, Canada area and am growing
>some VFTs and Darlingtonias this past last little. Anyway my dilemma is that
>I just noticed that my terrarium with about a dozen VFTs and some Drosera
>has become infested with what I think are thrips or possibly springtails.
>One Drosera that withered seemed to be just crawling with the suckers. I was
>wondering if anyone has tried to place a vapona pest strip (like the
>cardboard sleeved ones found hanging from the ceiling in a Deli) in a
>terrarium or greenhouse to try and eliminate any unwanted bugs. If so, did
>it harm the plants in any way? I have used this method on my Burmese Pythons
>to get rid of mites in my herpatarrium.

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