Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

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Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

Postby purple planet » Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:01 pm

I find dead bugs in a water bowl i put as decoration - its just a bowl with water - that i put inside a small water pump which makes it a little fountain - now i would think that it might kill the bugs BUT most of the time its unplugged and i find the dead bugs when the pump is unplugged - still in the water but not connected to the power source

any idea why they die ?
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Re: Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

Postby cooran » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:15 pm

They drowned, because they can't swim??

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Re: Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

Postby m0rl0ck » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:03 pm

Insects outnumber humans by some ridiculous number that i dont recall atm. If you took any few square inches outdoors you would probably find a few dead bugs, most insects have short life spans. Its also possible that they were feeling despondent.
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Re: Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:29 pm

cooran wrote:They drowned, because they can't swim??


m0rl0ck wrote:Its also possible that they were feeling despondent.


:lol: I guess this is the lounge.

m0rl0ck wrote:Insects outnumber humans by some ridiculous number that i dont recall atm.


About 250 million to one.

Insects like to breed in water. In any event there is no intent to have them die there.

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Re: Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

Postby Buckwheat » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:32 pm

m0rl0ck wrote:Its also possible that they were feeling despondent.

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Re: Finding dead bugs in a water bowl

Postby purple planet » Wed May 01, 2013 1:49 pm

Well it has nothing to do with a water pump - cause i took it out and still found a dead bug in it

so what there is is a clear glass bowl with water in it thats on a wooden table ( which i took out until solving this mystery )
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