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Is electrical tape toxic to ants?


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#1 Offline gs5248 - Posted February 7 2021 - 4:45 PM

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I am in the process of making a critter keeper formicarium, and I have been using tape to cover all the holes in the lid. Unfortunately, I have ran out of scotch tape, and all I have left is electrical tape. Would electrical tape be safe for ants?



#2 Offline Manitobant - Posted February 7 2021 - 4:50 PM

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I've used electrical tape before. It is completely safe.

#3 Offline gs5248 - Posted February 7 2021 - 5:10 PM

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Also, I have heard of ants being attracted to electrical tape and getting stuck in it, have you ever experienced this type of ant behavior before?



#4 Online ANTdrew - Posted February 7 2021 - 5:21 PM

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It is safe.
"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.

#5 Offline gs5248 - Posted February 7 2021 - 5:38 PM

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Thanks.






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