Help on Doom fogger

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  1. nepellew

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    Hi guys i am needing to use a doom fogger in my roof to kill of any insects but i have a tank in my lounge ok the flat is not that big but i was wondering if it is safe to put it in the ceeling and still leave the tANK in the house maby open all the windows to prevent any thing from seeping down from the ceeling any idears and input would be usefull thanks....
     
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    As long as the top of the tank is completely covered
     
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    Soo ill just cover the entire tank with plastic and i should be fine
     
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    Make sure its impossible for fumes to get into the water and you should be fine. I actually need to do the same thing soon
     
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    I would switch off the skimmer as well for a bit as it does draw air and the possibility of any fumes being sucked in is there....just what I would do..
     
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    thanks guys for the replys
     
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    Hi,

    Consider using Nu Pro areosol or any odorless chemical (e.g super crackdown/ fendona). Alternatively, you can use a gel (Maxforce gel) for crawling insects (it's totally safe, odorless and only applied on certain intervals).

    Ensure that you cover the tanks completely.

    Contact me if you need any advice (I'm a registered pest control operator).
     
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    +1 for Fendona . Used it in my roof, near my tank etc and never had any issues. Best part is its residual so carries on killing things after its applied.
     
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    Watch out guys, Crackdown and Fendona both have only one warning: Deadly to all aquatic life. I recently had my house sprayed with "super safe poison, including fish and aquarium life" but after searching (very little) on the web I came across the official information for Cackdown and Fendona as above.

    BASF Safety data sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 Product: FENDONA 6 SC
    (ID no. 30278853/SDS_GEN_GB/EN) Date of print 06.02.2013
    Possible Hazards:
    Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. May cause paraesthesia.

    Crackdown : 2) HAZARD IDENTIFICATION OF THE PRODUCT
    Risk advice to man and the environment: Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
     
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    My tank is looking fine. Hammer was badly retracted last night but is normal again today. Crackdown was sprayed on Monday.
     
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    Guys,

    Always ensure that you request a certified pest control operator to exterminate insects at your place.

    They will ensure that they dilute the chemicals as per label. Further to this, they will only apply in certain areas, eg skirting spray, etc.
     
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    Fact that the guy referred to it as 'poison' means he prob shouldn't have been handing out advice.
     
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    Certified company and I added the "poison" for comic relief. Fendona is certified for use by the World Health Organisation in public areas including restaurants and kitchens.

    Still deadly to aquatic life.
     
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