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small bugs in houseplant soil

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Wed Nov 21 13:20:03 EST 2001

Yep, they do (I think), and there are some tiny, tiny detritus-feeding
beetles that are quite pale also.


"Dennis G." wrote:
> Monique Reed <monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote:
> >Sounds like springtails.  They don't really harm plants, but they can
> >be an indication that you are overwatering or letting water stand in
> >plant saucers.
> >
> >M. Reed
> >
> Do springtails come in white? The only ones I've  seen are sort of
> blue/black ?
> Dennis

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