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#1 crusty

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:36 PM

Hello everyone,

 

What do people do to control Slugs and Snails in their outdoor enclosures?

 

I've used Nematodes before on vegetable patches with good results, it says it's safe for pets and other animals

what do people think are they ok for a Tortoise enclosure?

 

cheers

Kev.

 

 

 



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Posted 15 June 2018 - 03:40 AM

Hello everyone,

 

What do people do to control Slugs and Snails in their outdoor enclosures?

 

I've used Nematodes before on vegetable patches with good results, it says it's safe for pets and other animals

what do people think are they ok for a Tortoise enclosure?

 

cheers

Kev.

 

 

 

Hi Kev,

Their a bloody nightmare aren't they, I asked about this product on my FB group as i'd seen a few that use it in tortoise enclosures but Sue advised me not to use it near the tortoises she said. Personally speaking I wouldn't introduce nematodes to a tortoise area unless you are going to worm them. Nematodes are just parasitic worms. :wink: 

So that was good enough for me, when I open my shed early on a morning I have a look for them and remove them by putting them in the neighbours garden  :lol: 



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Posted 15 June 2018 - 09:57 AM

Another idea for slugs control

http://www.instructa...-a-Poison-Free/

 

Sabina



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Posted 15 June 2018 - 10:29 AM

Thanks for the replies ladies,

 

as we have a cat I can't put them out for the birds.

 

so it looks like I'll have to continue my nightly slug/snail patrols.



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Posted 15 June 2018 - 12:39 PM

If your garden is totally enclosed and tortoise proof, try introducing a few toads or frogs. I very rarely have slugs or snails now, but have a very healthy toad population ;) Leave some roof ridge tiles around and they will make their homes under them.




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