Backyard tiger mosquito control

BG-Mosquitaire CO2 against all mosquito species shows highest efficacy in mosquito control

Biogents’ Mosquitaire CO2 (BG-Mosquitaire CO2) trap is an excellent and eco-friendly tool to control all mosquito species and other flying bloodfeeding insects. The sturdy plastic trap is designed to be placed in your garden and has been tried and tested worldwide. Place the mosquito trap close to the mosquito resting areas and breeding places of the mosquitoes. In this way the mosquito trap will catch the mosquitoes before they reach the patio and annoy you.

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Patented technology

The mosquito trap uses the same patented capture technology of all Biogents traps with the additional use of pure carbon dioxide (CO2) which is an attractive key element of human respiration and the most important attractant for blood-feeding insects. CO2 widens the spectrum of the collected species and their catch rates (including the tiger mosquitoes). Read more about why to upgrade the trap with CO2 >
To the mosquito, the trap looks just like a human being.

No trap from other manufacturers offers a comparable combination of

  • highest capture rates – scientifically proven
  • specificity does not damage beneficial insects like butterflies, bees, or ladybugs
  • and eco friendliness – uses no insecticides

If the traps are correctly positioned and run continuously throughout the season, they will effectively decrease the mosquito population, and you can enjoy your patio again.

The BG-Mosquitaire CO2 trap against all mosquito species

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The placement of the mosquito trap is an important factor to ensure high catch rates.
Therefore, it is best to test different locations!

Positioning of Biogents mosquito traps on shady, moist places in the garden
  • application outdoors
  • placement in shady, wind-protected moist places, near breeding sites of mosquitoes

Effect

For efficient and sustainable mosquito control it is necessary to

  • continuously operate the trap (24 hours for a number of weeks)
  • applicate the trap early in the season

If the traps are correctly positioned and run continuously throughout the season, they will effectively decrease the mosquito population, and you can enjoy your patio again.

More information on our “Positioning” page >

PDF How to protect my garden >

PDF Case study for the positioning of a Biogents trap >

Features

  • standing trap made of sturdy plastic
  • diameter 40 cm
  • requires carbon dioxide, just like that also used in beverages
  • does not require propane, butane, or other flammable gases
  • does not damage beneficial insects like butterflies, bees, or ladybugs
  • uses no insecticides
  • requires little care and maintenance
  • energy-saving and safe: 12 V and 4 W
  • highest capture rates

Contents

Contents of the BG-Mosquitaire CO2

The BG-Mosquitaire CO2 comes as a bundle of three products with everything you need to begin catching mosquitoes (except the CO2 tank):

1) The BG-Mosquitaire trap, 2 catch bags, 1 funnel net, 1 power supply US unit (1 m cable; NEMA 1, AKA Type A, 12 V)1 extension cord (10 m)
2) The mosquito attractant BG-Sweetscent (lasts for up to two months)
3) The BG-Booster CO2: 1x CO2 tube (5 m), 1x Biogents CO2 emitter nozzle, and 1x pressure reducing regulator with pressure gauge.
The pressure reducing regulator follows the technical standards valid in the United States of America and has the connection thread CGA320

CO2

CO2 Emission of the BG-Mosquitaire CO2 mosquito trap

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the most important attractant for blood-feeding insects and necessary to attract a wide range of mosquito species.
For the BG-Mosquitaire Biogents suggests as CO2 source carbon dioxide from 10 kg bottles which are also used in pubs and restaurants. Such a bottle lasts for three to seven weeks, depending on the flow rate used.Under most circumstances, we recommend a flow rate of 0.5 kg per day. The flow rates correspond to the rate that is released by a small child.

Carbon dioxide bottles are available at gas stores and gastronomy suppliers.

Placement of traps diminishes the local mosquito population when

  • correctly positioned
  • continuously operated (24 hours a day throughout the mosquito season)
  • operation begins early in the season

Examples of areas that can be protected by traps

  • backyards and gardens
  • outdoor cafés and restaurants
  • hotel outdoor areas
  • campgrounds
  • facilities for outdoor sports and recreation

The BG-Mosquitaire CO2 trap against all mosquito species, USA

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The BG-Booster CO2 - Upgrade your Biogents mosquito trap.

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Introduction to Biogents mosquito traps

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Set-up of the suction funnel with flap

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BG-Mosquitaire CO<sub>2</sub> in operation

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Assembly of the BG-Mosquitaire CO<sub>2</sub> mosquito trap

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Biogents traps placement

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Checking the CO<sub>2</sub> release rate for Biogents mosquito traps

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Increasing the release rate of CO<sub>2</sub> for Biogents mosquito traps

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The BG-CO2 timer

To reduce your CO2 costs the new BG-CO2 timer allows you to control when CO2 is released by establishing specific start and stop times. It enables you to set up two start and end times to release CO2 each day.

Photo of the BG-CO2 Timer

Extension cable for Biogents mosquito traps

extension cable for Biogents mosquito traps

… and many more.

Please have a look for the accessories and replacement parts at our webshop:

Biogents US webshop

Recommendation: BG-Home

Of course mosquitoes are not only found outdoors they also enter the house. In this case, the BG-Home indoor trap can help: It captures tiger mosquitoes and other flying pest insects inside the house.

If you are mainly bothered by other than tiger mosquitoes, e.g., house or flood mosquitoes, we recommend to use outdoors exclusively the BG-Mosquitaire trap in combination with CO2 and the BG-Booster CO2.

Ordering and Prices

If you are located in the US, the trap can be ordered fast and conveniently through the new US webshop.

Biogents US webshop

If you are located outside the US, please order through e-mail or fax:
e-mail: sales@biogents-usa.com
fax: +49 941 569 921 68

or consult our distributors.

Prices can be found in the US webshop.

Recommendation from Tom Rodney, Greenville, North Carolina (bought BG-GATs and the BG-Mosquitaire with CO2):
“I would recommend the BG – Mosquitaire CO2 trap because it works and is relatively inexpensive and safer to operate and is used by local governments across the U.S.A. and the world. I do believe in Biogents products and wish you continued success in the U.S.A.”

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