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Lmao I haven't had the pleasure of dealing with that breed of piss ant yet. 14 and 15yr old daughters. Probably won't be much longer lolYeah we had a PISS ANT problem when my 3 Daughters were younger. I would Clean one of my Handguns in front of them and talk about my Time in Prison for Aggravated Assault. Cleared That problem up Quick....JJ
Mix you up some Talstar or Bifen in a pump sprayer and hit the yard good. Also spray your house around the base and 3ft up. Will kill the fleas, ticks, roaches, spiders, and black ants and keep them away for around a year. The outside house treatment will stop anything from coming inside. We had a bad piss ant problem 3 years ago. Used that and never seen another bug. I sprayed 20 gal in the spring this year
I don't know if it kills them Bear, but they seem to disappear around the end of OCT around here, and we rarely freeze for more than a handful of times later in the winter. Maybe they just go dormant.Then where Chef JJ lives, you have this (below).
That will take care of your yard, but that will be a couple months from now:
Will cold kill fleas?
Fleas can’t survive in freezing cold weather. It doesn’t need to be quite freezing, or 32 degrees Fahrenheit, for fleas to freeze and die. Once the temperatures fall to 37 degrees, it’s cold enough to kill mature fleas as well as eggs, larvae and pupae.
I am annoyed by them Jumping on me. They always seem to land on my face, mostly at night in bed.
I am on so many Meds, I think my blood is Toxic and they know better than to bite!...JJ
Clifish... Are those parrot fish or sevrens in the second picture? I work part time in a tropical fish store, kinda a dork about them.yeah, that is tough. I had 2 fish tanks back then, I shut the pumps and filters off and put a big garbage back over them. Everything went fine. Would be a lot tougher now as I have 10 tanks up to 125 gallons (6' wide).
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Bubonic Plague is spread by fleas...One final thought......do whatever you can asap. Fleas are nasty creatures and can actually pass on some pretty nasty stuff to humans
For sure. All kinds of nasty stuff is. Also if you have cats you can contract "cat scratch fever" which is no walk in the parkBubonic Plague is spread by fleas...
I've honestly never even noticed fleas around here. But the sand fleas in Iraq were killer. We have been mosquito heavy this summerThis is one instance where I am glad my yard is basically a swamp....holds water when it rains.....and fleas hate standing water. So no fleas, but the mosquitos will carry you away!!! LOL!!!
Bifenthrin is the much cheaper generic of Talstar. Extremely good pesticide for outdoor use with long residual and minor toxicity to mammals.Mix you up some Talstar or Bifen in a pump sprayer and hit the yard good. Also spray your house around the base and 3ft up. Will kill the fleas, ticks, roaches, spiders, and black ants and keep them away for around a year. The outside house treatment will stop anything from coming inside. We had a bad piss ant problem 3 years ago. Used that and never seen another bug. I sprayed 20 gal in the spring this year
i've honestly never even noticed fleas around here. But the sand fleas in Iraq were killer. We have been mosquito heavy this summer
Thank you. And yes my property is coated in Bifen. Sprayed 20gal this spring before the Tennessee gathering. It really does a number on the bugs and also keeps them out of the house. My son's work at our local feed mill and that's where I get it because they get a good discount. Since it's a concentrate it lasts forever. I'm surrounded by woods and actually live far back in heavy woods. They hold moisture and humidity so no shortage of skeeters hereWhen I lived in Seattle, housemate had cats. When the fleas appeared we dusted the cats every few days and the cycle stopped in a couple weeks. This was back in the 80's when houses were almost wall to wall carpet. The cats rubbing on the furniture and carpeted floors helped spread the dust.
Vacuum and vacuum helped too. Nice thing about fleas and eggs is those under the furniture don't survive.
Bifenthrin is the much cheaper generic of Talstar. Extremely good pesticide for outdoor use with long residual and minor toxicity to mammals.
We're in D2 drought conditions so almost no mosquitoes this year except for the idiots that allow standing water after watering.
Iraq? THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
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