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    Grape: I have heard several people say this and I am beginning to think your dunks were made in China or something and are FAKE dunks! (You can't trust them Chinese.. lol)

    I wonder if there is also a shelf life on them?

    What brand did you use? I am curious! No gnats here for me. I like doing research on this subject. thanks

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  • grapeman
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    wow - I have a 50 gal drum/rez set up in my room. I have problems with FG off and on so I started using Mosquito dunks. They work sometimes and sometimes they don't. I have a whole dunk floating in my rez (which is overkill since you measure square feet of surface area) and the other day I lifted the plastic flap to the rez and there are FG's living in a plastic drum with MD's floating in there. I doubled the dunks and the FG's laughed at me.

    I'm getting pissed now.

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  • MagniKhan
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    Thanks for the info, I'm on my way to get some right now!!

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    thanks dongle! I missed that... heehee.

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    Originally posted by DIGITALHIPPY View Post
    should get gnatrol for hydro works way better,
    Gnatrol = mosquito dunks.
    Same active ingredient.

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    Originally posted by ghostly View Post
    funny how Jah Jah provides...
    i noticed a significant infestation just the other day, i thought they were harmless, but my mentor school'd me on the root damage they can do, i open icmag today, and a solution.
    I love this place, thanks gypsy and all the people big and small who make this such a valuable resource for growers.
    watch out gnat, here comes the dunks.
    The Dunks work great! They don't kill off the adults though! In about 3-4 weeks though, you won't see any more adults. It takes time to eradicate them.

    The Dunks break the breeding cycle by killing off the grubs in the roots.

    Adults can be zapped with a little pyrethrin spray in the air. Also yellow sticky fly paper is good to catch adults.

    But ONLY using dunks, my grow was fungus gnat free in 3-4 weeks. AND it has stayed FREE of gnats for a year, by adding a little dunk to new soil as it is brought in.


    DIE FUNGUS GNATS DIE!

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  • ghostly
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    funny how Jah Jah provides...
    i noticed a significant infestation just the other day, i thought they were harmless, but my mentor school'd me on the root damage they can do, i open icmag today, and a solution.
    I love this place, thanks gypsy and all the people big and small who make this such a valuable resource for growers.
    watch out gnat, here comes the dunks.

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  • DIGITALHIPPY
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    Originally posted by LolaGal View Post
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    Hope this helps ya'll out.

    ***** wow.... im speachless..
    are you kidding? really? gnatts are insideouse in the growroom
    ive had terrable luck with dunks.
    soil use? its a bacteria colony of basillis somthing your colonizing spacific to the larva...

    no hydro help?
    should get gnatrol for hydro works way better,

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  • funkybud
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    go on ebay. punch up Mosquito Dunks,6 for like 10 bucks.don't know if they ship international but its worth a try.

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    They eat root hairs, and if bad enough, they will plumb eat a seed before it can grow. Plus they can cause stunting of the plant.

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  • gardenlover
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    indecent-I am going to try and put them in my rdwc tonight, I will let ya know how they work ! I am having some plant problems and would like to rule out the gnats.

    What kind of damage could gnats cause?

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    One dunk treats like 10,000 gallons or some ungodly amount of water.

    I don't do hydro, but I am sure it would work the same. Maybe put a little piece in the reservoir and let it hang out in the water?

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  • Indecent
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    How (if any) should these be treated differently in a recirculating hydroton bucket setup? I'm guessing breaking them up and sprinkling on top would work fine, but just wanted to ask for clarification. Thanks!

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    sticky this thread please!

    This is a common problem, and new threads are being posted every month on this subject.

    Please sticky this thread to help others.

    Buy the brand of dunks shown in post by SNS stealth. THose are the ones I use.

    Hope this info saves some seeds and crops.

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  • barrelhse
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    Here's one I heard today from another grower at work (who gave me gnats with some clones). He said some ladybugs got in his growroom and and ate the gnats, including the dead bodies stuck in the buds. This is hearsay, I can't say about ladybugs because I've never seen it for myself, but it may be worth a try. Sometimes ladybugs can be found for sale at garden centers. I can recommend the Summit Mosquito Dunks for those who can find them- I've avoided a similar product that was shaped like small black fish because it was all chemical, don't know the name.

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