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Bugs in the tub #8633304 07/02/22 07:53 PM
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Got bugs coming out of the drain in bathtub in both bathrooms. It’s what I call a “pinch bug”. Can I pour some sort of insecticide down the drain? I am on a conventional septic system.


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Blue Dawn dish washing liquid sure kills the fleas on our pets. You might try that with hot water I wouldn't get to wild with it though because it is an anti bacterial soap itself.

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Pour a 50-50 water muriatic acid down it depending on your plumbing. If old steel plumbing DO NOT!
In that case use dawn mixed in heavy with water. Let sit for 10 minutes and run water for ten minutes.



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Originally Posted by 68rustbucket
Got bugs coming out of the drain in bathtub in both bathrooms. It’s what I call a “pinch bug”. Can I pour some sort of insecticide down the drain? I am on a conventional septic system.


Pour some Permethrin.

permethrin is not capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria enough for it to be termed bactericida, so would be better for septic. If it gets to soil, it has about 1-3 week half life so you are good there


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put the plug in the drain

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Got bugs coming out of the drain in bathtub in both bathrooms. It’s what I call a “pinch bug”. Can I pour some sort of insecticide down the drain? I am on a conventional septic system.


Pour some Permethrin.

permethrin is not capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria enough for it to be termed bactericida, so would be better for septic. If it gets to soil, it has about 1-3 week half life so you are good there

I have some of that. Will give it a try.


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I fought this for a long time last summer. Only thing that solved the problem was getting all the hair and gunk out of the drain.

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I'd try some ammonia. In that respect, Windex is a great nontoxic bug killer as recommended by an exterminator back when our kids were little. The miracle blue stuff has killed many a bug in the places we've lived.

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