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Feces? Eggs? ID needed [a: quartz grit or sand]

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  1. splishsplash

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sun Mar 12 2017 18:26:56
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    I lifted up my floor lamp and there was a sand-like dust/dirt under the base. I thought it could actually be sand (somehow) since I recently went on vacation. However, when I put it down and moved it again, the substance was on the floor again. Seeing how it's under the base of the lamp, I'm concerned it's some kind of feces/eggs. I had a bed bug scare a few weeks ago, but have not had any other symptoms *knock on wood*

    What is this?

    IMG_8279 by Splish Splash, on Flickr

    IMG_8278 by Splish Splash, on Flickr

  2. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Mar 13 2017 6:24:42
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    Hi,

    100% not bed bugs.

    Almost certainly quartz grit or sand.

    Hope that helps.

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