Any ideas on this pest?

These little guys have recently shown up in my drip tray on one plant… i assume they are from my soil run-off.
Using 50/50 blend of happy frog/OF, plants are 13 weeks old.


Are you in a bag? And your bag sits on a catch tray?

Looks like some kind of larvae. If it’s on your trip tray it’s probably not from your soil.

I try not to ever have water on my drip tray even after watering I empty it several times until it’s totally dry. Water sitting on the bottom can lead to fungi and rot.

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Yes, fabric pots on risers in drip trays. I suck out the run-off with a turkey baster but i can never get it all. The remaining water usually evaporates within 24 hours

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I don’t really think you have a pest issue. I believe it was maybe a moldy spot on the drip tray and something laid some larvae there. I would simply clean the drip trays really good and keep an eye out

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Looks like mosquito larvae to me. I have around the wet spots in my yard.

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Thats very possible. I am keeping tabs on the situation and if indeed they are mosquito larvae then theres nothing to worry about.

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