Asked on Jan 7, 2020

What is an easy way to kill airborne fungus flies?

VimarhonorKen EricksonAnn|The  Apple Street Cottage


7 answers
  • Johnavallance82
    on Jan 7, 2020

    Hello Jackie,

    Not sure what you mean, Fungus is spread by Spores in the air! where are you trying to kill the fungus spores? Ventilation will help!!

    • Jackie
      on Jan 8, 2020

      Hello this Jackie

      i just moved into apartment on 3flr when heat system is on I have knats

      was told it was plant fungus. But I only see Kant’s on window and ,vents of heater . I turn diffuser and I kill dozens daily. I put insect trap and dishes of AVC to kill them and still nothing killing them. Please help???

  • TannerA
    on Jan 7, 2020

    if you’re talking about using this inside you’re home, this would probably work. Assuming you’re not talking about an insect.

  • Redcatcec
    on Jan 7, 2020

    Hi Jackie,

    William makes a good point.

    Not quite sure what your concern is, is it fruit flies, fungus growing somewhere in your house. Is fungus affecting plants? Please get back to us so you can be best helped.

  • It sounds like fungus gnats. Start by letting the soil in your potted plants dry out on top. They like to lay their eggs in damp soil. Here's a link with more information:

  • Ken Erickson
    Ken Erickson
    on Jan 7, 2020

    Gnats and fruit flies can be killed by placing a little apple cider vinegar in a small dish. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and poke a bunch of holes in it with a fork. Set the dish out and they will get inside and die.

  • Vimarhonor
    on Jan 8, 2020

    Hello. Have you established if they are coming from your house plants or could they possibly be coming from your sink and shower drains?

    In my experience at least— the fruit flies and gnats are a different critter than the drain flies. Here’s a reference that could be helpful. personally I find the fruit flies and gnats easier to get rid of than the drain flies. Hope you solve your situation.

    heres a link for your consideration.

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