The only good thing is that the bait helped keeping ants in one area, and not spreading too much all over. To be fair, it is possible that the Amdro traps killed ants, but it just took them longer to die and they died elsewhere, where we couldn’t see them. Carpenter ants excavate the wood in order to build their homes. I've had excellent results with terro bait. It had been out for 2 days and perhaps it evaporates, also ants had been eating it. He only had a very limited time at which he had it. Member. Why aren't they eating anymore? Subscribe. Carpenter ants it does not work. If you have recently had an ant control service performed by the pros at Big Blue Bug Solutions, you are probably aware that we treated all possible areas around your home where ants may be getting inside. This type includes Terro Liquid Ant Baits (£11.85 for six, eBay) and Raid Ant Baits (£3.00, Ocado). My son was found with a Terro Ant Bait container. Whether you’re using a DIY ant repellent or bait, Burgess explained that although DIY remedies could work, the user should be skeptical on the actual success of it. I put one box worth of this around crevices inside and even though I never actually saw an ant eating it, every living ant vanished in under a week. When using any insecticide: Read and follow all label directions. When the meat ant moves into a territory, it usually pushes out any other ant in the area. Location: New England. I have not seen ants since then but now a new type of ant is coming out. You arrive at a property anticipating a routine ant job, and it turns out to be anything but ordinary. Terro ant killer changed formula years ago they used sodium arsenate now they use sodium tetraborate decahydrate borax. I suggest vegetable oil or peanut butter. Any grease or oil that can be mixed with the bait should be effective. Thanks. Peanut butter and borax doesn’t attract them very much either. It seemed to be working great for awhile. Did it take you a few days, a week, etc? (2) Remove the sausages (i.e. I’ve now started on the garage & outdoor populations and seem to be having similar success. I almost feel like I'm just inviting them in at this point. Now, four days later I am still seeing ants trickle in - not as many as before, but enough to make me grit my teeth, and wonder if they're just waiting for the next set of eggs to hatch before they come in droves again. The seems to know the ant bait will kill them. Does not seem to work on carpenter ants (had those at our vacation house). remove the paper wrapping first) on the stove (or use a cigarette lighter) using very low heat. Ants were coming and eating the gel, and some ants died inside of the bait, but we still had ants all summer long. Additionally, outdoor nests can be sprayed or drenched with an insecticide. I assume you mean Terro liquid bait? No tiny mushroom clouds. ANTS not eating TERRO? I put out a Terro liquid bait a few days ago and for the first day, the ants were really attracted to the bait. I've always had an issue with ants. They will not go for Terro, liquid Raid, or homemade baits using Borax with any sugar/honey. For two days ants were flooding in an out, taking the bait into the hole and to the nest. Most issue will be related to digestive system. Keep using terro but i would also place some ant killing gel around in other places you see them This way you have stronger ant killer that should wipe any colony out. The ants were coming in through the HVAC vent. Thread Starter. seems ants don't like the smell. They take over quickly, and whether they’re inside your home or invading your outside eating area, you probably don’t want them around anymore. Aug 11, 2018. Pest control - Ants not going for Terro baits anymore & scouting constantly. Carpenter ants it does not work. RE: Terro Ant is NOT WORKING!!! Bay leaves ! July 29, 2019. There's a reason that familiar staples are called comfort food, after all, and food connects us to not just others, but to our past, and especially to our childhoods. Carpenter ants can be rather ominous looking due to their size. Hi I tried Terro and combat and many other ant bait. Posts: 249 Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts ANTS not eating TERRO? No effect. Simply wash with warm water. Nobody enjoys having a house full of bugs, regardless of what kinds, and anyone who’s ever had ants in their home knows that where there are a few, there are a lot. Keep using terro but i would also place some ant killing gel around in other places you see them This way you have stronger ant killer that should wipe any colony out. They do like to kill things, just tonight they killed a centipede about 2inches long. In that case, dogs may experience minor side effect in gastric and intestines. 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