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Old 03-07-2011, 09:09 PM
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I'm gonna use the Nix Lice Spray method. I wanna see just how well it works for myself. If it doesn't, then I'm using Sevin Dust. I KNOW that works!
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Old 03-07-2011, 09:16 PM
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I used the Nix spray mix and it seems Lucy is okay. This was the first time I ever had to deal with mites, too, so I was in the same boat. I will keep an eye on Lucy as well. She seems to be fine, though. Just had to be careful with the spray and her water dish. I left her bowl out for a bit till it all settled in the cage.
I may at some point find a vet around here to take her to to see how she is really doing.
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Old 03-07-2011, 09:31 PM
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wayyyyy back when my brother used vegetable oil to treat mites on his burmese and it worked for him. not sure if this is safe or acceptable but i know it worked, he swore by it.
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:50 PM
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wayyyyy back when my brother used vegetable oil to treat mites on his burmese and it worked for him. not sure if this is safe or acceptable but i know it worked, he swore by it.
ya i believe it, it would work the same way as the mineral oil, if i don't have luck with the ivermectin i will be using the mineral oil
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Old 03-08-2011, 04:15 AM
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That ****S Snuffles! You're going to have too much fun.
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Old 03-08-2011, 01:15 PM
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You know, I've never heard of ivermectin used in that way ... I always heard you take a q-tip and put the littlest bit on the back of the snake's head, then it soaks into their bloodstream and kill EVERYTHING. Internal parasites, external parasites, the works. But Ivermectin is so dangerous to use. You have to be careful when using it on dogs to treat heartworms because too much will kill them x.x So I'm scared to use it xD

I know right Franky D:

The more I look, the more I think I don't have the usual black mites .... Mine are black in the middle, where they've been ****ing the blood, but they're white all around the edges ... Which makes sense as to why I can't see them on her belly or in her water bowl .... I don't know how I'm gonna combat these ****ers! x.x
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Old 03-08-2011, 03:00 PM
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You know, I've never heard of ivermectin used in that way ... I always heard you take a q-tip and put the littlest bit on the back of the snake's head, then it soaks into their bloodstream and kill EVERYTHING. Internal parasites, external parasites, the works. But Ivermectin is so dangerous to use. You have to be careful when using it on dogs to treat heartworms because too much will kill them x.x So I'm scared to use it xD

I know right Franky D:

The more I look, the more I think I don't have the usual black mites .... Mine are black in the middle, where they've been ****ing the blood, but they're white all around the edges ... Which makes sense as to why I can't see them on her belly or in her water bowl .... I don't know how I'm gonna combat these ****ers! x.x
in all the years i've had snakes, this is the first time i have to deal with them, i'll keep you guys posted if i think the treatment of the ivermectin spray works, it;s very dilute i mix 1ML of ivermectin to 1 liter of water, according to the vet this is a great treatment for mites on reptiles, especially having to treat so many. it's nice having the one product to treat the reptiles and there enclosure, i did make it to walmart lastnight to get the flea spray, so i sprayed all the carpet in the room and in the hallway. i hope to never have to go through this again.
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Old 03-08-2011, 04:45 PM
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Well this is my second time with mites and I've only been keeping snakes for three years D:!

But that treatment does sound effective with a bunch of reptiles to treat ... God forbid it ever to happen, but if I ever get mites again, I might try that treatment. I like to try things firsthand so that I can tell people what works :3 Lol
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:16 PM
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well so far i have not seen any mites on the other reptiles, i did treat them as well with the ivermectin spray for 4 treatments, i will stop treating them and just spraying zander down every 4 days. i also have not seen any signs of mites in his enclosure or him for 5 days now, but i still will treat him for a couple more treatments to be on the safe side. i still will wait a couple of months yet before i move him in to the room with the others.
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sand boa[spooky]
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