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Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait has a new package look but formulation remains the same.
Each order of Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait will come with 10 bait stations to apply the quantum into unless you buy a case which will come with 60 stations.
Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is the newest bait formulation from the Maxforce line of products and will remain effective for up to 3 months. Maxforce quantum is effective on most ant species including Argentine Ants, Pharoah Ants, Ghost Ants, Crazy Ants, and Odorous House Ants. It can be used indoors and outdoors. Its revolutionary carbohydrate bait matrix ensures it will continue to perform long after it is applied. Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, and Harvester Ants are not controlled by this bait.
Update - New Approved Dilution Directions:
Those who need to control large population ants such as crazy ants or Argentine ants, to name a couple, can now dilute Maxforce Quantum in a sugar water solution to provide these huge colonies of ants enough bait to offer some control.
- Into 32 oz of water (1 qt) mix:
- 8 oz granulated sugar
- 1 bottle of Maxforce Quantum (120 g)
Prepare the solution as needed and place in a suitable liquid bait station.
|Active Ingredient:||Imidacloprid .03%|
|Target pests:||Ants: Acrobat, Argentine, Big-Headed, Black Garden, Crazy, Ghost, Little Black, Odorous House, Pavement, Pharaoh, Rovers, Thief, or White-Footed
These and other ant species are attracted to sweets and moisture will be attracted to and controlled by this bait
Maxforce Quantum Does Not Control Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, or Harvester Ants
|For use in:||Commercial, Industrial & Residential, Schools, Warehouses, Supermarkets, Restaurants, Hotels, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Pet Shops, Zoos, Food Processing Plants, Food Handling & Storage, Aircraft, Trains, Boats, Buses, Cars, Recreational vehicles|
|Application:||Apply .2 grams per 100 square feet of floor space
Or apply .6 grams of Bait per 10 lineal feet of foraging ant trails
|Special Features:||Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is the Newest Formulation from Maxforce and is accepted by Sugar Feeding Ants|
|Parts Included:||Each order of Maxforce Quantum comes with at least 10 bait stations|
|Shipping Weight:||0.32 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Bayer (Mfg. Number: 81706816)|
- Kills the queen and the colony.
- Keeps on working for up to 3 months.
- Effective indoors and outdoors.
Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is designed to take advantage of trophallaxis (food exchange) in ants, allowing for transfer of imidacloprid within the ant colony. Foraging ants that feed on the bait will return to the nest and transfer the bait to the queen(s) and the entire colony. Dead worker ants and a reduction in ant numbers should be noticeable within a few days.
Place bait in areas of known for aging activity, along foraging trails and into nest sites. A careful inspection will help to identify sites suitable for bait placement; also, resident interviews can help to identify areas where ant activity has been observed. Apply bait into cracks, crevices, holes or other small openings where ants travel. Apply bait in small spots or beads on horizontal surfaces wherever possible as bait will not adhere well to vertical surfaces. The amount of bait required for effective control will depend on the severity of the ant infestation; the total amount of bait applied must not exceed the application rate outlined be low.
- Indoors: apply at rates up to 2.0 g per 100 sq ft of floor space. For example, apply 10 x 0.2-g bait placements (ca. 1/4 inch Spots) in a 100 square foot kitchen in the areas where ants are seen or reported to be foraging.
- Outdoors: apply spots or beads of bait up to 0.2 g of bait per placement in areas where ant activity is observed.
- Entrance to Ant Nests: inject up to 2.0 g of bait directly into nest entrance.
- Along Active Foraging Trails: apply 0.6 g of bait per 10 linear feet of ant trail, distributing the bait in a number of spots or in a series of small beads (1/8 inch wide, and 1 to 2 inches long) next to foraging trails.
During follow up visits inspect bait placements and reapply as needed; reapply bait in the same location if all the bait is gone or in a different area if no ant activity is evident.
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9 of 10 people found this review helpful:
Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait
By Nc in Charlotte NC on 08/08/2012
A bit pricy, but they say you get what you pay for. This bait out performed other ant baits that I purchase at Lowes, Home Deport and other Home Improvement Centers. Maxforce was recommended by an individual who worked for a Professional Pest Control Service. I took his advice, received the product, filled one station and whalla NO ANTS where they were entering the house. If they show up again , station out..So far no ants in 3 weeks...Excellent product..
5 of 5 people found this review helpful:
Seems to Help
By Dan in San Leon, TX. on 11/18/2013
I believe this is the carbohdrate (sugar) bait for crazy ants. They were attracted to it in several cases (as info described) and it did seem to deter them. It was more effective w/o the plastic stations. I used it inside & outside & felt safe since no pets/kids. With this & the protein bait I believe the crazy ants are less but may never be eliminated. Some residual crazy ants continue to forage but no infestations as before. Glad to find a bait instead of only insecticide (Talstar) treatments. Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait seemed safe to use. There was a mixup on ordering but this vendor resolved it in good fashion after my returning another product.
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By Des in Aliso Viejo, CA on 10/09/2016
I suspect it is far superior to the retail product available... However I consider it very expensive.
We agree that Maxforce Quantum is far superior to products you can buy in retail shops. We think perhaps you should consider using the product in the diluted solution (instructions included on label) so the product will go further for you. Please let us know if you have any questions. We are always happy to help!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
By David in Toledo, Ohio on 04/14/2016
Easy to use. Effective in a few weeks. Not nearly as messy as some products.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Excellent for ghost ants`
By John in CLEARWATER on 07/10/2017
I encounter ghost ants a lot, I love Quantum it works Key to success " prebait " where you see activity and wait 20-30 mins and come back you will see a most likely a trail, bait the source and 7-10 days later gone simple as that!
By Ldl in Florida on 09/07/2017
This product is amazing. Goes to work immediately. The DoMyOwn price was less than all others I found, and with fast shipping I couldn't be more pleased with the experience.
kills the little black ants and their queen
By J. in High desert California on 08/08/2017
My house gets invaded by those pesky small black ants that get into everything! Last 2 years I purchased a stronger ant bait system and it worked great, but I had a lot left over and the shelf life expired and it was ineffective after that. This time I bought this smaller sized bait system and it worked fantastic. It allows the ants to consume and take the bait back to the queen and kills the nest, so it takes a few days. Used this in 4 different locations and now there are no more ants! Will definitely buy more if they come back.
ants won't go for it
By Ant in bethesda, md on 08/07/2017
had three different nests of ants at the house. maxforce quantum ant bait only worked on one of the nests. and that was only after exclusively giving those ants this bait. two stars. this head to head against a sugar+borax solution the little black ants just ignore this. it worked no faster than sugar+borax and infact might have been a little slower as ants did not immediately go for this bait.
Accorded Quantum ant bait
By Jimmy in Noble on 07/31/2017
Best ant bait on the market.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
Quantum Ant Bait
By Ken in El Cajon, Ca on 07/30/2017
This ant bait works great to get rid of foraging ants. Like that I can also use it inside the house.
Great for Rover and smaller ants
By Pat in Arizona on 07/29/2017
I live in an older neighborhood in Phoenix, with a ton of rover and smaller ants. This still takes care of them pretty quickly, and stays effective. It helps to draw them out with a few small drops in an area where you see activity. After 20-30 minutes, you will likely see a dramatic increase in activity if a nest is near. Then place multiple drops in their line and watch them feast. This strategy has worked extremely well and has taken out multiple nests. i cannot recommend this product highly enough.
The Best Solution for Ants
By Kathleen in Chicago, Il on 06/13/2017
Worked like a charm!! Within 48 hours not an ant to be seen! Thank YOU
Awesome product !!
By George in Port St Lucie , Florida on 06/13/2017
If you have any problem with any type of ant ..this product will eliminate any issues .
By Sharon in Bokeelia, Fl on 05/23/2017
I use it for sweet ants at our home and a motel we own. It works great. I put a little drop near where I see them, in about a little while they all come out to feast. Then they are all gone.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
Nailed the little critters
By Dann in Philadelphia, PA on 05/13/2017
I used this a few years ago for little black ants. Back then they were all over bookcase, in books, shorted out GFI in kitchen, in a purse, tub, you name it, they found it. After trying cinnamon, corn meal, cayenne, drug store and home center traps, I finally used Quantum and ants gone in few days. I would renew about five of cassettes every two months and no ants. This year I used Maxforce FP (fipronel) and reduced them but kept seeing a few more. Used Maxforce Quantum and no more ants. A little bit goes a long way and lasts for couple months if not all eaten. I also used granular bait but these ants seem to prefer the gel.
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05/02/2015 Kurt from Hendersonville N.c.
QIs there an advantage or preferred use of the Maxforce vs the Maxforce Quantum?
03/07/2017 Max from Portland, Or
QHow much Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait should be put in a bait station? How many bait stations will one 120g tube fill?
A The Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait manufacturer recommends that you apply 0.2 grams per 100 square feet of floor space, or to apply 0.6 grams of bait per 10 lineal feet of foraging ant trails. There will be more bait than stations as they are reusable.
The Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait manufacturer recommends that you apply 0.2 grams per 100 square feet of floor space, or to apply 0.6 grams of bait per 10 lineal feet of foraging ant trails. There will be more bait than stations as they are reusable.
04/29/2016 Wayne from Florida
QWill Maxforce Quantum harm honey bees since it's a sugar based attractant?
The entrance on the tray looks big enough for bees
A We have not heard of the Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait†or the included stations†being used around honey bees, but if they were to get into the station and ingest the product it could kill them. †If you are trying to control hive beetles,†the most commonly purchased product for hive beetle control is the Maxforce FC Roach Bait stations. These stations are purchased by honey bee farmers and seem to be very effective.
We have not heard of the Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait†or the included stations†being used around honey bees, but if they were to get into the station and ingest the product it could kill them. †If you are trying to control hive beetles,†the most commonly purchased product for hive beetle control is the Maxforce FC Roach Bait stations. These stations are purchased by honey bee farmers and seem to be very effective.
11/17/2016 Janet from Florida
QIs the Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait a gel?
A Yes, Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is a gel. The product can be used inside of the provided refillable bait stations.
Yes, Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is a gel. The product can be used inside of the provided refillable bait stations.
09/24/2015 Anne from Beverly Hills, Ca
QHow do I apply Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait in the bait plate stations? Is it toxic to pets?
A Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait can be applied inside the bait plate station tray and the lid goes on top of the tray. It is safe for pets if used as directed on the product label and the stations are inaccessible to pets.
Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait can be applied inside the bait plate station tray and the lid goes on top of the tray. It is safe for pets if used as directed on the product label and the stations are inaccessible to pets.