Controlling Spiders in the Snake Room - FaunaClassifieds
FaunaClassifieds  
 Sponsors   Breeders | Dealers |  Importers/Exporters | Caging | Feed | Supplies | Services | Events 
  Inside FaunaClassifieds  Product Reviews |  Classifieds!   | Photo Gallery   | Banner Advertising 
 
  YES! You can option out of the Google and InfoLinks ads! Click here!

Go Back   FaunaClassifieds > Reptile & Amphibian - General Discussion Forums > General Herp Talk

Notices

General Herp Talk Can't figure out where to post down in the other discussion forums? Too many options and too complicated? Well post your herp related messages here and to heck with it.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-16-2014, 02:38 PM   #1
RidesNherps
Controlling Spiders in the Snake Room

Any tips for controlling spiders in a snake room? My snake room is outside our house, and is constantly getting infested with small/medium sized spiders. I clean them out, sweep, vacuum, etc., and before I know it they're back. Besides the fact that I abhor spiders, the webs, etc. make a mess in the corners, behind my racks, etc. Anyone got suggestions for anything that will control or repel the darned things without harming my animals?

Thanks in advance!
Dawn Carrie
 
Old 10-17-2014, 11:46 AM   #2
yeloowtang
not sure it will work with every species of spiders, but it will with almost all of them..

use the NIX most people use for mites..
mix 1 bottle of the NIX shampoo you get in the pharmacy in 4L of distilled water.
makes sure it's nice diluted, then fill up a spray botle and spray the entire room, walls, floor and this should kill them and prevent others from coming back, just do it every once un a while.. smells nice too

just make sure you don't keep tarantulas !! otherwise they will also die ... reptiles are fine

i do it in my room and spray the carpets as well... illiminates any chance of getting mites too

i also keep dart frogs and in the laundry room i keep my bugs, I spray paper towels with NIX and it kills all the dust mites from the fruit flies and kills any fly that wanders out..

does a good job, hell you can spray outdoor plants for when you bring them in for the cold months.. kills all the bugs that hitch a ride ....

keep the extra MIX in a dark cool place, light will shorten it's life, once mixed and can be kept for up to 1 year

hope this helps..
 
Old 10-17-2014, 04:03 PM   #3
RidesNherps
Thanks Stephane, I will give that a try!! Sounds simple and no danger to my snakes, which is just what I was wanting!
 

Join now to reply to this thread or open new ones for your questions & comments! FaunaClassifieds.com is the largest online community about Reptile & Amphibians, Snakes, Lizards and number one classifieds service with thousands of ads to look for. Registration is open to everyone and FREE. Click Here to Register!

 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Complex mechanisms controlling changes in snake venom identified by scientists RSS_news Herps In The News 0 06-10-2014 02:00 PM
Almost a snake room Durante General Herp Talk 5 01-09-2014 01:25 AM
Rat room inside of snake room idea TexasVipRoom General Herp Talk 0 01-10-2013 06:56 PM
New Snake Room (duw) ssshane General Herp Talk 9 11-19-2009 07:46 PM
help with my snake room dandereptiles Feed, Caging, Supplies & Services 4 08-15-2005 12:37 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:04 PM.







Fauna Top Sites


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Page generated in 0.03788495 seconds with 12 queries
Content copyrighted 2002-2018, FaunaClassifieds, LLC