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1.5 inch fire ants


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#1 Offline gelatoman1 - Posted September 13 2018 - 12:14 PM

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I live in the West and its really dirty. By the property wall there has been a continuous infestation of fire ants. I cannot seem to kill these ants with chemicals, and they are 1.5 inches long. What should I do? Make an ant farm?

 

Maybe drop a hundred garden ants around the wall, but I don't know where the mound is (Most likely not even a mound, just a hole).



#2 Offline Zeiss - Posted September 13 2018 - 12:24 PM

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By west do you mean California?  It appears you are talking about harvester ants, not fire ants (fire ants are very small), since you are saying they are large.  1.5 inches is not possible for any ant species in the United States, it would be better if you could take accurate measurements.  If you are wanting to kill them, you need to find their nest entrances (there can be multiple) and just spray a bunch of raid/ant killer in and around the hole.  



#3 Offline TheRealAntMan - Posted September 13 2018 - 1:54 PM

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By west do you mean California?  It appears you are talking about harvester ants, not fire ants (fire ants are very small), since you are saying they are large.  1.5 inches is not possible for any ant species in the United States, it would be better if you could take accurate measurements.  If you are wanting to kill them, you need to find their nest entrances (there can be multiple) and just spray a bunch of raid/ant killer in and around the hole.  

 

I live in the West and its really dirty. By the property wall there has been a continuous infestation of fire ants. I cannot seem to kill these ants with chemicals, and they are 1.5 inches long. What should I do? Make an ant farm?

 

Maybe drop a hundred garden ants around the wall, but I don't know where the mound is (Most likely not even a mound, just a hole).

1.5 inch fire ants would be scary indeed!! :yes:


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#4 Offline Skwiggledork - Posted September 13 2018 - 2:18 PM

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I want some 37.5mm fire ants.


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#5 Offline gcsnelling - Posted September 13 2018 - 3:01 PM

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Looks like a troll to me.


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#6 Offline skocko76 - Posted September 13 2018 - 11:36 PM

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 What should I do? Make an ant farm?

 

I would. Everyone seems to want these fire ants of yours!  :lol:


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