Homemade Mosquito Trap

Items Needed

1 cup of water
1/4 cup of brown sugar
1 gram of yeast
2 liter bottle

Instructions

1. Cut the plastic bottle in half
2. Mix brown sugar with hot water.  Let cool.
3. Once cold, pour into bottom half of the bottle.
4. Add the yeast.  No need to mix.
5. Place the funnel part, upside down, into the other half of the bottle.
6. Tape them together (optional)
7. Wrap the bottle with something black (electrical tape, gaffers tape, gorilla tape), leaving the top uncovered.
8. Place it outside in an area away from your activity area.

The mix creates carbon dioxide, which attracts the mosquitoes.  They are also drawn to the colors black and white.

Replace the solution every 2 weeks to have continuous control.

 

 

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