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Need to call an exterminator soon . . .

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by KhoanScart, Mar 16, 2019 at 11:46 AM.

  1. KhoanScart

    KhoanScart Member

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    So it looks like some bees decided to swarm around my window and the entrance to our attic. We'll have to call an exterminator soon and I've already arranged for my brother in law to keep my tarantulas at his place while this gets taken care of. How long should they stay out of the house before I can bring them back in? Is a week long enough?
  2. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I think usually with bees they just subdue them with smoke and take them away. I'd ask them if they will be using chemicals of any kind.
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    Metalman2004 Well-Known Member

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    Enn is correct, they probably won’t be using any chemicals. They’ll probably just collect the bees and relocate them.
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    Rs50matt Well-Known Member

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    It sounds stupid but I think bees are protected so they aren't allowed to kill them. They'll possibly remove your facia and locate the queen and relocate. Check to make sure but better to be safe than sorry
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