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Do Mosquitoes Breed in Moving Water?

I have a water fountain that we keep running because the birds like to drink from it. I don't know if mosquitoes can breed it it or not. Anyone know? Thanks.

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August 28, 20120 found this helpful
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They breed in stagnant water. If your fountain is large enough and if it worries you, consider getting some small goldfish for it; goldfish/coy gobble up mosquito larva like treats placed especially for them.

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August 24, 20120 found this helpful

I am no expert onmosquitos but I seem to remember they only breed in still water. That is why it is recommended to make sure you have nothing that collects water around your house.

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August 25, 20120 found this helpful

I believe so, yes.

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August 26, 20120 found this helpful

From what I've read and been told by people who know, mosquitoes can't lay their eggs in moving water.

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July 20, 20180 found this helpful

I was given the idea that larva survive only in stagnant water too. But it's not true!

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We found larva in our 2' x 4' pond with a running pump hoping to keep them away. The flow might be slow but was definitely not stagnant.
Regret that I did not take any video on that.

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