Fruit fly invasion

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    Gemma

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    Anyone know how to get rid of fruit fly?
    Oh my they are EVERYWHERE!!
    I tried to control them like I always do by keeping fruits and veggies inside the fridge, I stopped giving my parrot her fruit, I made the traps, and I do catch a bunch, but the more I get rid of, the more I see, I can't take it anymore! smpissed.gif
     
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    We get them here outside but they still manage to get inside .I put sticky honey on a apple or banana and they get stuck in it .I tried putting honey on fake fruit also and it works too
     
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    Thanks for the tip, I'm going to try today after work!
    I never got them this bad, usually I'd see a few around the fruit basket and setting up a trap or removing the fruit for a couple of days has always been enough to get rid of them
     
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    We're also overrun with them this year. This is the trap I use. I bait it with vinigar or white wine. I think they breed faster than you can catch them!
     

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    I made this trap, but I use the tips of a fork to make the holes (I think the knife is too large) and I put a few pieces of bananas and grapes in the cup, cause I don't want to kill them, I just want them out of the house
     
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