How do you dispose of Terro ant baits?

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This product is a bait, so initially you will see a greater number of ants approaching where it is placed. The explanation is as follows: As the worker ants search for food, they are attracted to the liquid bait because it is sweet. Once they find the bait and consume it, it leaves a pheromone trail back to the colony and thus alerts the other workers where they can find food. This is why at the beginning of product placement more ants will arrive than before.

The active ingredient of the product will eventually kill the ants by affecting their digestive system, however, they will have enough time to deposit the bait and wipe out the rest of the colony. Even the worker ants will have the ability to make several trips between the station and the colony, maximizing the reach of the product and ultimately killing the ants you see, as well as the ants you don’t see.

Liquid bait stations should remain unmanipulated for as long as possible while ants come to feed. It is important to eliminate other food sources for the ants so that they do not distract their attention from the station.

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Borax is of low toxicity to humans and animals, but when it comes to ants it is a very different story. When ants consume the borax in the bait, it interferes with their digestive system and gradually kills them. This slow action allows the worker ants to consume the bait and share it with the rest of the ants in the colony.

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A: If you are wondering how you can eliminate ants with borax, liquid bait is a simple solution. Because ants are constantly looking for food sources, they are attracted to the sweet TERRO® liquid bait. They consume the bait and return to the colony to share it with other ants.

Both the liquid and the station should be handled as little as possible while ants are feeding on it. Since this is a bait, it is important to eliminate any other food sources that may attract ants and divert them away from the station.

A: There is nothing to worry about; on the contrary, this is a good sign. Initially more ants will come to feed attracted by the sweet liquid bait, consume it and carry it back to the colony. On their way back, the ants will leave a pheromone trail to alert other ants that there is a food source nearby. This is why at first you will see more ants where you placed the bait.

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Argentine ants are the most frequent invaders of California homes. They are tiny (1/8 inch) and first enter only a few (the “scouts”) and then enter in long lines as they follow scent trails to a food source.

If ants have attacked a potted plant inside the house, move it outside. Water it copiously and place it in a bucket filled with water to an inch below the rim of the pot. Use a toothpick to build a bridge so that the ants can get out of the pot and out of the bucket without going through the water. Soon the ants will begin to carry the white offspring to safety. When no more ants emerge, allow the pot to drain and place it back inside the house.

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This article was co-written by Kevin Carrillo. Kevin Carrillo is a pest control specialist and is the project manager for MMPC, a pest control service and certified minority-owned commercial enterprise (MBE) based in the New York City area. MMPC is certified by leading industry codes and practices, including the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), QualityPro, GreenPro and the New York Pest Management Association (NYPMA). MMPC’s work has appeared on CNN, NPR and ABC News.

This article was co-written by Kevin Carrillo. Kevin Carrillo is a pest control specialist and is the project manager for MMPC, a pest control service and certified minority-owned commercial enterprise (MBE) based in the New York City area. MMPC is certified by leading industry codes and practices, including the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), QualityPro, GreenPro and the New York Pest Management Association (NYPMA). MMPC’s work has been featured on CNN, NPR and ABC News. This article has been viewed 58,837 times.