Mosquito Trap

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READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut an empty plastic soda bottle in half.
  • Heat water to dissolve the sugar. Let cool and pour into bottom half.
  • Add yeast.
  • Place the top part of the bottle upside down into the other half of the bottle, forming a funnel; tape pieces together with black tape (the mosquitos are attracted to dark colors).
  • Leave the funnel top uncovered; place container outside and away from your normal gathering areas.
  • Mosquitoes are drawn to the carbon dioxide created by the yeast and dark color. Change the mixture every two weeks.
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RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

@Molly53
Contributor
“If mosquitos can be considered your state bird, here's a non-toxic, pet-friendly method of mosquito control. I found this online and wanted to preserve it for safekeeping.”