Single little fat insect on seedling? in the
Marijuana Plant Problems forums; Hi all,
I have a seedling which I've germinated in the past week. It's currently about 2 inches high and ...
Single little fat insect on seedling?
I have a seedling which I've germinated in the past week. It's currently about 2 inches high and just beginning to open the initial 4 small leafs. During germination and for the first couple of days after the seedling started poking through the soil, I had it kept in a gently heated propagator. Now that it's a bit taller, I've had it sitting outside for a few hours during the day while the sun's warm enough.
I was inspecting it just a few minutes ago and found a tiny round 'mite' sitting on the stem. Definitely not a regular greenfly, unless it was a very tiny one. This was a little fat, almost perfectly round gnat with tiny antennae. Obvious to the naked eye, but I also looked at it under my magnifying gadget and it was pretty fugly!
Needless to say, I got some tweezers and carefully lifted it off the stem and rinsed it away (I generally hate killing anything, evben small insects, but I don't want my plant jeopardised).
No camera atm, and I can't find a similar looking bug on google images. I'm in the UK, if there's any difference between plant insects based on location. Does this sound like the beginning of a problem, or was it just a random insect chillaxing on my seedling? I carefully looked through the surrounding soil and couldn't find any signs of any other insects.
no such thing as one...........
just keep an eye out..........
Did you check out ladybirds larvae? They are ugly
Everything written on here is a figment of my over-active imagination caused by mental health problems due to low THC levels in my brain. All pictures are posted by a mysterious stranger who hacks into my PC when I'm not looking. I'm not even sure I am real.
Aphids maybe check it out on Google.
Originally Posted by cues
Last edited by rmx; 04-19-2012 at 02:25 PM.