View Single Post
Old 01-02-17, 11:51 AM   #13 (permalink)
GyGbeetle
Member
 
GyGbeetle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec-2016
Location: AZ
Age: 43
Posts: 558
Country:
Send a message via Yahoo to GyGbeetle
Re: Mites!!!! OMG we have mites!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by SWDK View Post
Hope the treatment works for you. I've never used Jurassic Mite before so I can't speak to the effectiveness of it. I know that the Nix treatment works wonders and is safe. I use it on all my snakes from hatchlings to adults with no issues.
How soon after you begin treatment do you start to see results? We did all the tanks last night with the PAM stuff, gave everyone a bubble bath in Dawn, put the JurassiMite stuff on them, and put them on top of paper towels once the tanks had aired out for a little over 4 hours. That was late yesterday. Looked into the known infected tanks, and I'm not really seeing copious amounts of dead black things, like I would've expected. So we applied a second treatment of JurassiMite to th snakes we know are infected, and I'm still not seeing a whole lot of black things popping off their bodies and fleeing into their doom of a PAM barrier.

Now I've had a flea infestation once while I was a cat rescuer. I put that flea spray on the cat with fleas, and it was literally like rats fleaing from a sinking ship. I would've expected to see the same thing with snake mites. Is this a bad assumption to have?
GyGbeetle is offline   Reply With Quote