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<i>Stratiolaelaps scimitus/Hypoaspis miles</i> for Reptiles
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Stratiolaelaps scimitus/Hypoaspis miles for Reptiles

These mites have been using it for years to control the cricket mite that affects tarantulas; pest mites in snake cages; and mites that even affect hermit crabs.

Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Ss) is a tiny (0.5 mm) light-brown mite naturally inhabits the top 1/2" layer of soil where pest are present. The female Ss lay their eggs in the soil, which hatch in 1-2 days, and the nymphs and adults feed on the soil-dwelling pests. Populations of Ss include both sexes, but the males are much smaller and rarely seen.

Each Ss mite will consume 1 to 5 prey or eggs per day. They survive by feeding on algae or plant debris when insects are not available. Their entire life cycle is 7-11 days.

What Pest do Mite-T Stratiolaelaps scimitus feed on?
Cricket Mite, Sancassania mite
Snake mite, Ophionyssus natricis
Fungus Gnats, Bradysia species


Features:
1000 mites covers 4 to 10m2 (43 to 108ft2)
25,000 mites cover 100 to 250m2 (1076 to 2691ft2)

Note: BENEFICIAL INSECTS - must be ordered by Thursday for shipping the following Tuesday
(Exceptions : Ladybugs and Praying Mantis - usually stock Items check product for availability)

Size: [119112] Stratiolaelaps scimitus/Hypoaspis miles 1000 mites - $20.00
Size: [119009] Stratiolaelaps scimitus/Hypoaspis miles 25,000 mites 1Liter - $40.00
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