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3 best Gnat Trap for Fungus Gnat Larvae

Patros Moreenz - March 07, 2017
How to Get Rid of the Larvae of Fungus Gnats
There are a significant number of larvae in the soil under infected plants:

1): Watering Larvae infected plants with Hydrogen peroxide after dryness of soil
  1. Make your soil dry especially the top layer of soil for a couple of days by stopping watering the plants, this will Suspending larvae progress: Stop development and maturation of larvae and gnats eggs, and then inhibition of growth due to dryness of soil. Where adults cannot reproduce in dry soil, so the cycle will end. 
  2. after drying top levels of soil: mix one part of pure H2O2 or hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) with four parts water 
  3. watering the soil with hydrogen peroxide mixture 
  4. Normally the soil will start to fizz after a couple of minutes, and hydrogen peroxide will kill this larvae 
  5. After some minutes: hydrogen will kill eggs and dissolving into oxygen molecules and water molecules, which is another source of water for plants. 
  6. Cons of this method: 1. under watering of plants: most plants can survive without water for many days and this may be killing your plants 2. this method only endure drought by delaying their development, although larvae can survive
2): Use of potato as a trap for these larvae
Which larva is like the taste of potato slices?
  1. cut a few slices of potato of about one inch in width and length and about half an inch in thickness 
  2. A bury chip of Potato in the soil under infected plant is growing and leaves it for four to eight hours. 
  3. After larvae eat potato slices… the large quantity larvae consume the great number of larvae and how severe the infestation you will recognize. 
3): Rubbing alcohol spray:
  1. Mix 1 cup of Rubbing alcohol with 1 liter of water, 
  2. Test first on a sheet to check that the mixture is not too hard on your plants 
  3. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle. 
  4. Spray and treat the Fungus Gnat infected plants and soil every three days for two weeks.
Hope this detailed guide helped many of you to getting rid of harmful effect that come after infection of your household plants with fungus of gnats.
How to Get Rid of the Larvae of Fungus Gnats
There are a significant number of larvae in the soil under infected plants:

1): Watering Larvae infected plants with Hydrogen peroxide after dryness of soil
  1. Make your soil dry especially the top layer of soil for a couple of days by stopping watering the plants, this will Suspending larvae progress: Stop development and maturation of larvae and gnats eggs, and then inhibition of growth due to dryness of soil. Where adults cannot reproduce in dry soil, so the cycle will end. 
  2. after drying top levels of soil: mix one part of pure H2O2 or hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) with four parts water 
  3. watering the soil with hydrogen peroxide mixture 
  4. Normally the soil will start to fizz after a couple of minutes, and hydrogen peroxide will kill this larvae 
  5. After some minutes: hydrogen will kill eggs and dissolving into oxygen molecules and water molecules, which is another source of water for plants. 
  6. Cons of this method: 1. under watering of plants: most plants can survive without water for many days and this may be killing your plants 2. this method only endure drought by delaying their development, although larvae can survive
2): Use of potato as a trap for these larvae
Which larva is like the taste of potato slices?
  1. cut a few slices of potato of about one inch in width and length and about half an inch in thickness 
  2. A bury chip of Potato in the soil under infected plant is growing and leaves it for four to eight hours. 
  3. After larvae eat potato slices… the large quantity larvae consume the great number of larvae and how severe the infestation you will recognize. 
3): Rubbing alcohol spray:
  1. Mix 1 cup of Rubbing alcohol with 1 liter of water, 
  2. Test first on a sheet to check that the mixture is not too hard on your plants 
  3. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle. 
  4. Spray and treat the Fungus Gnat infected plants and soil every three days for two weeks.
Hope this detailed guide helped many of you to getting rid of harmful effect that come after infection of your household plants with fungus of gnats.
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