Regular maintenance of your Mosquito Magnet(r) trap is vital to continued mosquito control. We suggest the following maintenance schedule:
Both the Octenol and Lurex3 attractants are formulated to last 21 days. After that time, the attractants begin to lose potency and the traps will not be as effective in attracting and capturing biting insects.
On average, you will use a full tank of propane within 21 days. It is critical to make sure your propane tank is full. An empty tank will adversely affect the vacuum mechanism, and will drain the battery on the Liberty Plus and Pro models.
Start each season with a new net and clean as needed. Nets that are clogged with dead mosquitoes or spiders will have an adverse effect on the vacuum. Once the mosquito population has diminished, you will notice that you'll have to empty the net less frequently.
It is important to store your Mosquito Magnet properly after your mosquito season has ended. During the off-season, it's best to store your Mosquito Magnet in a garage or shed to protect it from the elements. The following steps are recommended to ensure your product works effectively next season:
Mosquito eggs begin hatching once the temperature consistently reaches 50 degrees F. Make sure that you're ready! We recommend the following start-up tips so that you'll be prepared this season.