Taurrus LIVE Biological Mite Control, M – Cheyletus eraditus


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Taurrus LIVE Biological Mite Control

Weight 0.078 kg
Dimensions 53 × 53 × 147 mm


Taurrus LIVE Biological Mite Control

Taurrus LIVE Biological Mite Control is a biological pest control treatment using natural predators to control external parasites. Taurrus is 100% safe to animals and humans, the predatory mites only feed upon parasites and their eggs and die once their task is done. Ideal for snakes, lizards and pet invertebrates’ such as beetles or spiders. What makes Taurrus particularly useful is that it can be used in existing set ups eliminating the need to strip down an animals enclosure to apply. Either used as a preventative measure or as a treatment for a full blown mite infestation, Taurrus is a safe and natural control for unwanted mites. No risk of overdose and the more used the quicker the results.Taurrus M can be used to treat an area of 0.5m squared for a mite infestation, or if being used to prevent a mite contamination can treat an area of 1m squared.

Problems caused by reptile mites

The name for mite infestations is (Acariasis.) The snake mite (Ophionyssus natricis) are one of the biggest killers of reptiles in captivity, which is a real tragedy. Mite infestations can be difficult to control, let alone eradicate. The mites feed from their host’s blood supply removing blood and vital nutrients leaving the reptile agitated and anaemic. This makes the reptile far more susceptible to illness, and as the parasites also introduce diseases into the snakes blood supply while feeding, the snake will eventually die. Parasites are conventionally controlled with toxic pesticides such as neonicotinoids and phyretroids, these chemicals however have side effects for the reptiles and the parasite builds resistance against it over time. TAURRUS is a revolutionary natural way to control parasitic mites in the habitat of the reptile. The Taurrus predatory mites feed on various reptile parasites such as the O. natricis Snake Mite. Taurrus does not feed on reptiles or mammals and is 100% safe for you, your pet and the environment.

Taken from www.taurrus.co.uk