• Please Note: If you have questions about an order you placed, shipping policies, product availability or product returns, please do not use this form. Direct these questions to our customer support center or by calling 866-581-7378.

    Most product questions are answered within 24 hours.
    Not all questions and answers will appear on our website. Thank you for choosing DoMyOwnPestControl.com!
  •  
  • * (limit 110 characters)
  • (optional)
  • *
  • *
  •   (city, state)
  •     Cancel

Q&A Home

Grace writes,
02/10/2010:

Are Maxforce FC Ant Bait Stations effective against Leaf Cutting Ants?

I know that Fipronil is found to be effective against Leaf Cutting Ants, but I don't know what the bait is they're using in this product. How effective it is for these ants specifically? Is there another formula that meets this criteria & is more effective?

Answer:

Maxforce FC Ant Bait Stations have not been tested on leaf cutting ants so we do not have any information as to the efficacy. According to several university websites, Maxforce Complete Ant Granules containing hydramethlynon are some what effective, though they will usually eliminate only about 30% of a large colony in one treatment and will need to be reapplied several times. We recommend contacting your local county extension office to see what baits have been proven to be effective on leaf cutting ants in your area. We also carry DeltaGard G Granules and it one of the only products that are labeled for leaf cutting ants.

Answer last updated on: 02/10/2010

Was this answer helpful to you? Yes No