Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
Sooo someone might have a shiny new mothtrap (Heath kind) and I'm curious about the placement of the eggboxes inside. Is it best to place them inside as full trays of 6 or to cut up the cup segments and drop them instead. I've done some searching and it seems the former is the preferred option, however I'm sure I've seen some traps using the latter (heck I think I even saw one with its own sold plastic eggcups).
Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.
the moths will hide inside the cup segments so don't rip them in bits.
Pm Ade Osmant, epzer "AdeOsman" he's the moth expert on this site, he will know the best solution to your quandry
I've always used larger sheets of egg boxes where possible, but I don't think it actually makes much difference to the moths, these are just so the moths can hide somewhere and feel secure. It is also often an idea (in good weather) to place some outside the trap, as you willl often get some that don't go in (also check well around the trap for this reason).
Thanks for the suggestions guys
I'll keep in mind the point about putting boxes around the trap and not just within the trap itself!
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
1st March 2014 - 31st March 2014
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View March's Photo Month Calendar