I started watching TF Prime at the urging of a friend… This is for him bc he likes grumpy old robots
I got caught off guard by how intricate the mech design was lol… I gave up on any sort of a background- just imagine Ratchet is sitting on a pile of squishy human children…
DIY Fruit Fly Trap
Fruit flies are pretty common, and to a point harmless- however, like most flies, they spread bacteria and multiply like CRAZY (which is why they’re used for gene research). If left alone, they can pose a serious health risk.
There was recently an infestation in my trashcan- I usually leave bugs in the house alone, but they were definitely breeding and swarming (50+ flies). I looked up a few DIY methods for trapping them, and set out various types of traps. By far, this one worked the best, catching 30-40 overnight. Apparently open cups work as well, but I caught virtually none in my open traps. Also- with this method, even if the flies don’t drown, they are still trapped.
1. Remove the source of the brood from your house (usually garbage), and clean up any stray or open food.
2. Fill up a plastic cup with an inch of apple cider vinegar (smells like fermenting fruit) and a tiny bit of dish soap if you’d like (to break liquid surface tension). It’s possible to make this a no-kill trap if you just pour a tiny bit of vinegar instead.
3. Put a plastic baggie tautly over the cup and tape/tie it in place. With a pen, punch a few holes in the baggie.
4. The flies will be curious about the fruit smell, and climb inside through the tiny holes. They will either drown or just be trapped, depending on which method you use.