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The fly problem...

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Posted by: caracal at Tue Aug 5 21:05:44 2014  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by caracal ]  
   

I think I made it fairly clear in my previous post, but just in case....

I don't put holes in the containers.
As Gregg pointed out, if there are no holes, it's important to open the containers slowly every day or two to prevent the vacuum effect damaging the eggs.
I personally haven't experienced that, but Gregg says it's a real concern, so better to err on the side of caution.

Also, my containers are fairly protected from flies being in closed fridges.
Needless to say, one should immediately remove all debris that might attract them. One fly can lay a lot of eggs so it's important to be vigilant.

I have had a ZERO fly problem since I adopted this approach, over 3 years with hundreds of eggs.


   

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