How Do You Use Mosquito Dunks? (Explained for Beginners)

how do you use mosquito dunks

Drop in a mosquito dunk to kill mosquitos in the water. The mosquito’s blood stream is polluted with toxins after the mosquito eats theBTI spores. Dunk can also be used to kill adult mosquitoes. Simply drop a Dunk in water and let it sit for a few minutes. Dunk will slowly dissolve and release the toxins.

Are Mosquito Dunks supposed to dissolve?

It is not how the mosquito dunks are designed to work that they will not be dissolved into water immediately. They float on standing water areas to break down the water so no mosquitoes can lay their eggs in it.

How long do Mosquito Dunks need to soak?

For use in growing plants and mushroom beds in the house, garden, and landscape. The amount of Mosquito BitS® to be mixed per gallon of water is 4. Take 30 minutes to soak and skim the floating granules. They may be placed in a nylon stocking before being immersed.

How many times can you reuse Mosquito Dunk?

Dunks are supposed to last for 30 days once in a while. Bits are designed to stay in place for up to three months. “We’re trying to find a way to keep the water out of the house, but at the same time we want to make sure that the mosquitoes don’t get into the home,” .

Do Mosquito Dunks actually work?

Bti guarantees the effectiveness of using a mosquito, like how DEET makes commercial mosquito repellers effective. Dunks only work against mosquito larvae, so they aren’t effective against adult mosquitoes. This is due to the nature of B.T.I and how mosquito Dunks work. BTI’s mosquito dunks are designed to be used in conjunction with other products.

For example, if you’re using an anti-mosquito spray, you’ll want to use a DDT-based mosquito dunk to protect yourself from mosquitoes. You can also use the Dunk to help protect your pets from mosquito bites.

Which is better Mosquito Dunks or mosquito bits?

The bits, sold as Mosquito Bits™, provide a fast kill (within 24 hours) versus the dunks that generally take longer to kill since they have a lower dose of Bti. The bits don’t provide long-term control. Another option is to use the bits for a quick kill and then use a dunking device to remove the bit from the body. Bits are available in a variety of sizes, from 1/4″ to 1-1/2″ in diameter.

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