Kaddock Posted October 5, 2011 Share Posted October 5, 2011 It seems like every time I get anything moist I get these yellow mites! It's been happening for quite some time and I always just assumed they were grain mites. Almost identical mites swarm in all of my house plant pots with sphagnum moss though, so I'm led to believe they are all the same type and are originating in the sphagnum. I just cleaned my largest roach enclosure less than a month ago, and it's already re-infested. Is there any good way to control these mites? In my house plants, I've watched them drown in pesticide (all natural or nasty chemical), then stand up and walk away when the liquid dries. They are mighty and resilient! If I microwaved or froze the sphagnum before using it, could it help this problem? I've got this issue in pretty much all of my humid enclosures and potted plants. They are not damaging the plants or exhibiting any sort of destructive behavior. I've had the pest expert at the plant nursery look at them, and he wasn't of much help. I guess they kind of look like this like grain mites from the pictures I've found... I've tried predator mites them at great expense and no effect! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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