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Old 09-15-2020, 11:47 AM   #1
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Ant poison

I've been in many campgrounds with an ant problem I see where people have poured a white powder around their tires and ground contact points. I'm curious what poison they are using. It appears it could be borax. I've always used liquid spray and commercial poisons with good results but wondered what others are using. These are tiny Argentine ants, sometimes called sugar ants.
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Old 09-15-2020, 12:41 PM   #2
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Probably diatomaceous earth. That's what was recommended to us by a state park that had problems with ants.
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Old 09-15-2020, 01:23 PM   #3
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Thanks, that sounds like it. I've never used that product but might give it a try.
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Thanks, that sounds like it. I've never used that product but might give it a try.
Just make sure itís food grade DE. Environmentally safe and helps with other garden insects.
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Old 09-17-2020, 01:56 PM   #5
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A lot of people do use Borax, but a lot also use Food Grade DE.

There's a big difference between food grade DE and Filter DE. Be sure to get Food Grade.
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