Cricket in the house. Help!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chickensducks&agoose, May 28, 2011.

  1. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have a very loud cricket in the house. I've been trying to convince DH that it has nothing to do with the Bearded Dragon in DS's room upstairs... which eats crickets... which is why we have 50 crickets in a big bin upstairs, and sometimes we lose a few... how can I make this stupid bug shut up?
  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    feed it to the bearded dragon
  3. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Ocala, Florida.
    Let the bearded dragon loose.
  4. Gardengirl 2011

    Gardengirl 2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2011
    Central Florida
    If my sister were to answer this, she'd say remove all pets and bug bomb the place. She's terrified of crickets. Maybe it had something to do with me chasing her with them as a child? [​IMG] Seriously, she married someone in pest control.[​IMG]

    I say enjoy its chirping.
    Last edited: May 28, 2011
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Supposed to be good luck!
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    I can't stand listening to crickets in the house. Outside, I find their noise pleasant, but inside it makes me crazy! We buy crickets for our geckos but I always get the smaller ones that don't chirp just in case of an escapee.
  7. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    Quote:OR you could just plain bomb the place. [​IMG]
  8. outdoor junkie

    outdoor junkie Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 28, 2011
    Determine where abouts it is and put out some sliced apple, then when it comes to feed, and it will, catch it or stomp it.
  9. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    We get the small ones, but i think one escaped, and got bigger, and LOUDER! The ones in DS's room are totally silent, the one downstairs is deafeningly loud. I'll try the apple trick, and if that doesn't work, I'll try to remember that it's 'good luck'... I'd never 'bomb' the place, or even stomp it. I wouldn't mind if it just chirped a few times, but it's incessant, and SO loud!!! stupid bug.
  10. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    Last edited: May 29, 2011

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