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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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Bugs in my food..

There are weird little bugs in my food. this has happened before. how do i stop it?


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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 04:30 PM
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This happened all the time when I was using a lower quality food since I switched it never happens I also store mine in air tight containers

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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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i keep mine in a bag. is that bad ?


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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 04:34 PM
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I do that now but I wouldnt recommend it ... a food storage container would work best. I plan to switch to glass containers soon.

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post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 04:35 PM Thread Starter
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ok. thank you. do you know the food things with red lids ?


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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 04:39 PM
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I think so ...


I'm planning on jars like
http://cloud.graphicleftovers.com/30...-for-spice.jpg
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You can freeze it too, to kill all the bugs.



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oooooo those r nice. well the ones im talking about are rubbermaid.. im gonna use that now lol


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You can freeze it too, to kill all the bugs.

there was only a lil bit left so i threw it out


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yeah I'm thinking of using plastic too if you can afford it glass is nice it looks better and more antibacterial

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weve got some glass things like those but i dont know if i can use any. my step mom is weird about things so i might have to buy it if i wanna use that.


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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-19-2011, 07:04 PM
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What kind of food do you use? Any time you see bugs, you definitely should throw it all out--don't risk giving any of it to your pets, even if some of it looks okay. You can freeze it, as someone above mentioned, and I would also recommend putting it in an airtight food storage container as opposed to leaving it in the bag. If your storage area tends to be a bit humid, that could have something to do with the bug problem.


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That can be unnerving,huh? But it does happen. I would just throw the food away and get new stuff. I store my rat food in those bins and NEVER had a problem.




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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-21-2011, 07:11 PM
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i had air tight plastic containers once and bugs were still in my food ... try freezing it then storing it

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i had air tight plastic containers once and bugs were still in my food ... try freezing it then storing it
Then they came in the food or at least eggs/larvae did. That is possible and happens a lot apparently. I never had the problem but know people who have.




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