Bright orange/red mites

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  1. ForrestGump

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    Hello all. I'm posting this for a buddy of mine. He has a collection of indoor ficus and other such trees you get at Walmart lol. Well they are infested with bright orange mites. Can anybody give a good suggestion for something to use to "murder" them?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Redwood Ryan

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    Where does he keep them? Are you sure they're mites and not aphids? If they're outside they could even be chiggers. Pretty sure one of my Ficus has those.
     
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    Fire.
     
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    He keeps them inside on a window sill but takes them outside sometimes for the day. Yes they are mites
     
  6. sorce

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    I recently heard Those Called predator mites here.

    I have never seen them stop walking...

    So it Makes sense.

    Sorce
     
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    A friend of mine uses a solution of hydorgen peroxide and water (mostly water) to kill of small pests on his indoor plants. You can water the soil with it or use a mister. Google will have a ratio of water to peroxide. He's had great results
     
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  8. AZbonsai

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    Chiggers really. So glad I do not live in that area. Had enough of those when I was stationed in Georgia!
     
  9. ForrestGump

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    Thanks! I will tell him
     
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  12. Eric Group

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    Bright orange mites you say? Those are chiggers! Keep em out of your pants man! YIKES!
     
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