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tiger98 Dec 12, 2005 7:48 PM

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While shooting some macros of some flowers found a stem with a LOT of critters!

squirl033 Dec 12, 2005 8:16 PM

eek! aphids! :lol:sure are a lot o' them little fellas, aren't there! nice close-up work, though!



tiger98 Dec 12, 2005 8:20 PM

Thanks Squirl, I'm just glad the flower was outside! Jim

boyzo Dec 12, 2005 8:21 PM

A little Army:lol: lol thats close up Jim was it with the RAynox.

tiger98 Dec 12, 2005 8:26 PM

John, No that one was with the 6T. Didn't even see the little buggers until focused on the flower and then noticed a lot of little legs on the stem! Jim

tcook Dec 12, 2005 9:20 PM

Good one. Did you notice their little red eyes?

mtngal Dec 12, 2005 9:49 PM

Neat! Did you grab some insecticide right after you took the photo, or was it not your flower? I once took a picture of my front yard full of dandelions (pretty picture), right before I got the weed-wacker out.

d-sr Dec 12, 2005 10:50 PM

Great shot of the aphids! If that's your yard wash your plants with pressure insecticidal soap from a hose end sprayer. Regular insecticides will kill all the good bugs that eat aphids.

Don

tiger98 Dec 12, 2005 10:53 PM

Thanks Ted, Yes after you pointed them out ! (the red eyes). Jim

tiger98 Dec 12, 2005 10:55 PM

Mtngal, Yes I hosed them down good with the insecticide soap as Don mentioned. That's probably what gave them the red eyes! :-) Jim


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