Man uses fan (and dog) to catch thousands and thousands of mosquitos

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Dan Rojas trapped 8,000 mosquitoes in two nights using this Mosquito trap by adding seltzer water CO2 as an off-the-shelf and recyclable attractant. (You can also use a pet, or farm animals – don’t worry they won’t get bitten.)

He uses high-powered industrial fans – available at a hardware store for upwards of $100 – a leaking seltzer bottle, and mesh held in place with rare-earth magnets (strong bond, powerful enough to resist the fan). The mesh catches bugs, pollen, leaves etc.

  • He uses meshes on industrial-strength fans to trap the mosquitoes en masse
  • CO2 from a seltzer bottle or the breath of his dog Rocky acts as bait for the bugs
  • Rubbing alcohol is then sprayed on the trapped critters to kill them quickly
  • It evaporates leaving no residue – so lizards and ants can eat the bodies

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4753954/Man-shows-kills-4-000-mosquitoes-NIGHT.html#ixzz4on6I5oCA