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Old 09-10-2011, 08:09 PM   #1
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Bees (or wasps) in our hot tub - please help


We have these wasps or bees that won't leave (pictures below). We have sprayed Raid wasp spray, emptied the dang can, on 'em. They just won't leave.

We put a bee catcher plastic jug w/orange soda pop in it immediately above their spot but they won't go in it.

Even when the chemicals are 100% spot on what they should be they are there.

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Old 09-11-2011, 01:06 AM   #2
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Not sure where you're at but down here we're in a drought situation. I get everything from possums to bats(and all manner of insects) in the pool and spa. When they're thirsty they're gonna drink.

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You are another Texan----Right?

They are thirsty----Set up another watering hole for the little guys.
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I wonder if floating a little Baby Oil on top of the water would deter them? And/Or if it'd hurt anything?

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They look like honey bees - which are threatened by colony collapse disorder (CCD). Maybe set up a more attractive watering hole for them.

I know it's hard to be compassionate for stinging insects - but honey bees genuinely need all the help we can give them.
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