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Dealing with thrips for the first time.   I have them in BOTH veg and flowering!  WHAT SHOULD I DO in the flower room?  Can i spray the budding plants with the dish soap mixture?  ALSO getting ladybugs today!   can i still smoke the buds or do i need to throw away?  thanks so much for any advice!  THIS SUCKS!!  lol  

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I know I've used Flying Skull Nuke -Em successfully for root-aphids, spider mites, and fungus gnats. It prolly would work for thrips if it kills root-aphids. Root aphids are the absolute worst, and hardly anything works for them. Good luck, keep us posted.

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Food grade diatomaceus earth will kill them without covering your plants in toxic chemicals. It has the consistency of talcum powder but on a microscopic level looks like shards of glass. It cuts soft bodied insects like they were crawling through barbed wire. Makes it impossible for them to lay eggs.


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4 hours ago, hero4u said:

ok thanks.  just got back with some AZAMAX and ladybugs.  hoping this combo will work.  Should i spray azamax on the flowering plants?  

I would not if they are more than 3 weeks in. One guy I know that had them was at week 8, he sprayed down with water and turned duhumifier to 35% and turned the fans up to prevent mold, then harvested a few days later.  Now cleaning and bug bombing with pyrethrins. Good luck!


The other guy had them at 3 weeks. He is in a sealed room with co2, he cranked the co2 up to 10000ppm for an hour a couple times.

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