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Argentine Ants

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ETM, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. ETM

    ETM LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 1,104

    Any one know how to treat and stop these ants.We applied cross check in late Feb and they were out today all over the house and patio.Now I have to retreat for free. Any help with what I should do?
  2. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969


    Argentine ants are an Exotic species or not native to this country. . They are one of the hardest Ants to control. They more than likely one huge colony under the house. You need a Pesticide that will go through the food chain. Baits will work but Argentine ants can be very picky about baits. Drax Liquid or Terro advance would be my first choices. Argentine Ants can be a long term process to control. You might want to hire a Professional Pest control company. Good Luck

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