Water and Mosquitoes

Lee Poulsen wpoulsen@pacbell.net
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:00:40 PDT
And as I mentioned in my case, along with the neem oil or mosquito-eating fish options, you can also buy a type of bacteria that is lethal to mosquito larva. I get it at the local hardware chain and I’ve seen it in granule form and in a floating wafer form that I just throw into my tubs of water.

--Lee Poulsen
Pasadena, California, USA - USDA Zone 10a
Latitude 34°N, Altitude 1150 ft/350 m

> On Apr 8, 2016, at 8:31 AM, Pamela Harlow <pamela@polson.com> wrote:
> I keep white cloud mountain minnows in my water lily tubs.  Those small
> fish need winter shelter in cold climates -- I keep an aquarium for them --
> but they gobble mosquito larvae with diligence and enthusiasm.  And they
> are cute!
> On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 8:16 AM, Judy Glattstein <jgglatt@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Should we be concerned about standing water in tubs and buckets for
>> moisture loving bulbs? How to manage this in light of zika and other
>> mosquito vectored virus diseases.

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