Homemade Fruit Fly Trap

Introduction: Homemade Fruit Fly Trap

Fruit flies are really annoying. With this simple trap you will get rid of them without any effort. All you need is

  • a glas / jar
  • water
  • sirup
  • vinegar
  • dish soap

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Step 1: Mix

  1. take a glas and fill it half with water
  2. add sirup
  3. add vinegar
  4. add dish soap
  5. wait

As the dish soap breaks the surface tension of the mix, the fruit flies fall in and drown

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    3 Discussions


    2 years ago

    I made a similar trap with just dish soap and some wine and there are many fruit flies dead on the bottom. Whiskey works even better to attract them. This is the only fruit fly trap that has ever worked for me.


    5 years ago

    This works great! I'm invested.


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Very interesting, and apparently it works very well. I need to do this, right now!