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Old 01-23-2014, 12:09 PM   #1
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Ants.. little ... black.. ants

Ever since I bought this bus, I have occasionally seen small black ants cruising along the back closet, sometimes I see them around the front drivers window.

This morning 7 little black ants where in a finished bowl of ice cream in the bedroom.

hmmm where are these little boogers hanging out?? They haven't hit our main food stores, I havent seen an ARMY of them or anything, just here at there.

This is a common ant in Texas too, but it's not those crazy ants cause they aren't moving that fast.
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I'd say if you keep leaving finished ice cream bowls around. , they'll never leave.
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Old 01-23-2014, 12:13 PM   #3
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I'd say if you keep leaving finished ice cream bowls around. , they'll never leave.
HA well Im about to leave some ant bait out for them, they should really enjoy that.

But you know how it is, you're in bed, eating a little ice cream, and you're just too tired to get up and wash it right then
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They're piss ants....get some ant bait and place them around the house & that should take care of them (plus clean-up after yourself).
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I call 'em 'sugar ants'...just slightly larger than those 'crazy ants'. I use Terro ant killer. They love the stuff and take it to the queen. Home Depot/Lowes and I've seen it grocery stores in with the bug sprays.
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I call 'em 'sugar ants'...just slightly larger than those 'crazy ants'. I use Terro ant killer. They love the stuff and take it to the queen. Home Depot/Lowes and I've seen it grocery stores in with the bug sprays.
we call em sugar ants too, and I'm praying they are not crazy ants, cause the crazy ants won't die from regular bait... they are starting to rampage texas, and are actually displacing fireants in recent years, but they love to live in your house walls. I have to treat my house specially now for them.
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Try the Terro, we've had the crazy ants as well...and they like it too. Still, both seem to show up every fall and spring...They are such a pain.
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Great product that Terro, I usually put a dab on it in the middle of a glue board (for mice), just to make sure...
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Try a whole house bug bomb. The type that does the complete house.
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Last spring we were infested with tiny ants at Ft Wilderness...hundreds every day, often coming from different directions on different days. Our first encounter with ants at the Fort. One our last day I found a trail of them on the rear corner, outside of the MH. They may have been coming down from trees.

This Christmas we had maybe 3-5 every day, usually in our PB&J cabinet or in our kids medicine tray. I don't know what are sugar and what are crazy ants, but I don't want them in my MH.
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I have used KONK for years, kills 'em all, big and small, spray around baseboards and under coach safe around animals too, get the industrial stuff, around 20 $$ here, big can and good for years, I don't have ants, flies, or wasps in the house ever and we get lots of them here on the prairie . Won't leave home without it!
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If you are traveling, and have the ant's travel with you, it's a internal problem, and must be irradiated fast!

If you are seeing them while you are in one specific place, I'd (and I have) follow their line to the source and spray ant killer in, and around the hill at least a couple times a day, and use a broom to sweep their path, and spray with the killer. In time they will all be gone.

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Get some liquid cloves. It is a natural repellant. They will depart quickly.

Even if you did clean, wash, and dry your ice cream bowl after finished, they still are out searching, sometimes for water, but I found they LOVE anything sugar.
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i also think the stuff I use at home would work "Home Defense" spray, but something's gotta be done asap.
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