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    just when things seemed to be going so well....

    im stricken with a mite problem on my D. capensis
    can you submerge them to kill the mites?
    the only way i noticed them was when i looked under a microscope to look at one of my D. capensis seedlings, which had mites all over it -_-
    very small and polka dotted.
    god dammit just when i thought i had things going so swell, and its not like i can manually remove them either.
    my plant seems to be ok and i think they are targetting my seedlings
    but idk what to do.
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    plant is submerged, i will remove it in 2 or 3 days time to check for the mites again.

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    Looking at them under a microscope!? Wowsers, thats some dedication.
    "We are in a sense the Universe trying to understand itself. By Observing it we are observing what we are." - Phillip Plait

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    i was bored lol

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    ok then... you have a microscope?!
    "We are in a sense the Universe trying to understand itself. By Observing it we are observing what we are." - Phillip Plait

    Growlist: Updated 1/11/12 http://www.terraforums.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=110846

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    lol yeah i do, im taking college biology and marine biology classes so it is almost required to have one

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    before you submerge them you should find out some other techniques to get rid of mites.
    i have never had problems with pests so I dont know
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    i dont want to take the risk
    i have already submerged them
    and they will stay that way for 3 days or so

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