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Old 04-19-03, 10:07 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Hi Mark,
I use NIX too, it's safe and effective.
I wrote up a how-to article on my site

Hope it helps!
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Old 04-19-03, 10:11 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Oh, and GreggM, No Pest strips may have worked for you and I am happy to hear that they have killed all mites but...

Have you ever used it?????

Do you know someone that killed a snake with it?????

remove the water from the encloser being treated
If you must use the strips, then that is VERY important!

Like I said I have used this method for many years, maybe even as long as some of you have been alive and I have never had a single adverse reaction
My great-uncle smoked for longer than I've been alive, does that mean that smoking isn't harmful?

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Old 04-20-03, 12:30 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Zoe, you make good points, and add to the already strong arguement against Vapona/No-Pest-Strips. It seems our Mark has made the right decision and purchased Nix. Good luck with that Mark, and happy herping. It seems that some people are so adamant about arguing FOR a product, that they are blinded to the facts, and personal experiences of others.
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Old 04-20-03, 11:01 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Vic, Nix is used to remove head lice in humans, you can buy it over the counter in pharmacies.

Its active ingredient is Permethrin
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Old 04-20-03, 01:34 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I have not used it but i have heard provent-a-mite works well
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