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    when a pitcher catches many many bugs theres a chance that some fungus or mold may grow. do you just scoop it out?
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    If my pitchers catch a whole lot of insects, enough to cause mold or fungus, they usually rot. I clip 'em, not scoop 'em.

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    well if the pitcher is big enough and wide enough to fit a spoon then could you scoop out the floating what ever it is? or will it rot still?
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    Taking out the dead material will likely save the pitcher if it hasn't begun to rot yet.

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    Shake it, drown the moldy stuff in the digestive acids, thats alot more benefical.

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    I never thought of that...

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    will it work? depends on who's faster, the fast growing mold or the slow digestive acid
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