Swimming Insects

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Swimming Insects

Postby rosalind » Sat 16 Jun, 2012 01:34

Carol wrote:I live in Central Florida and have just recently put up an above ground 18' x 48" pool. Since filling it I have noticed swimming insects in the pool. They look to be about 3/4" long, yellow with single wings on either side of their body and swim very fast. I've tried netting them and they sort of hop out of the net back into the pool. My main concern is whether or not they bite/sting. Help!

Well, I have the same problem. I have found the solution that is liquid washing and squirted water which is beneficial to kill them. Use near about the 3 tablespoons this solution. This will definitely helpful for you.


Swimming Insects

Postby krissa » Tue 26 Jun, 2012 17:13

hey everyone i have had this problem befor and have delt with it and the bugs havnt been back. what u do is get rid of their food sorce if there is nothing for them to eat they will leave the back swimmers feed on other bugs (dead or alive) and the other kind feed on vegitation (like alge or sea weed) so if u get rid of the vegitation it will get rid of the one and that in turn will get rid of the other. happy swimming!!!

Swimming Insects

Postby Guest » Tue 03 Jul, 2012 09:58

They are a nuisance and their bite hurts. But I have found a way to control them. You'll need goggles and a snorkel as well as just the net end of your leaf skimmer net. These guys have to come up for a gulp of air once in a while. In my pool, they hang around the edge. So I snorkel around the perimeter and look for them. They are easy to spot in a pool that's not too dark colored. When I see that they start making their way to the surface, I come up fast underneath them and slam the net face down on the concrete sides. Then just use the palm of your hand to smash them through the net. The trick is to get in and swim the pool with goggles before and once in a while during swim time. It's kind of a nuisance, but it's fun killing those guys.

Swimming Insects

Postby HELP » Thu 12 Jul, 2012 19:07

we have little brown bugs with long front or back legs, :x it bit my bro and it felt like a knife going throug his finger ... :evil: i need help
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Swimming Insects

Postby HELP!From Texas » Thu 12 Jul, 2012 19:12

:sick: [sup][/sup]brown bugs with long back or short legs!!!!!!!!!! Help me there bite really hurts... Please help me :oops: :? :(


Postby SWAG » Thu 12 Jul, 2012 19:19

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help :evil: evil bugs atacking me.....some r brown some are black and white...grrrrrrrrrrrr!:3 :evil: <3
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Swimming Insects

Postby Pat from TNX? » Sat 13 Jul, 2013 19:42

[Only way to get rid of these biting bugs is to net them and squish them or they will fly back in po

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