Author Topic: Fruit flies  (Read 3096 times)


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Fruit flies
« on: February 28, 2014, 04:05:48 PM »
I while back I had a problem with my mill, had to shop vac a pound or 2 of grain.  A few weeks later got a real bad fruit fly problem.  Bleaching, bombing, sweet traps, fly strips...nothing worked.  So then I was moving my vac and bumped off the lid and was met by a biblical horde of flies.   And what was growing in the bottom was the spawn of Satan.  My wife had used it to vac up a water spill.  Unfortunately, there wasn't enough liquid to fill a hydro tube.   But the iodine test was negative. 

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Re: Fruit flies
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2014, 04:20:32 PM »
You should have added some bottling sugar and bottled it.   ;)
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Re: Fruit flies
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2014, 04:26:17 PM »
I don't like Brett beers, but I may have let a golden opportunity get away.