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Catherine writes,

Why are the carpenter ants ignoring Gourmet Ant Bait Gel?

I just ordered two Gourmet Ant Bait Gel tubes from you, and the carpenter ants are completely ignoring it. Just 2-3 weeks ago, they would eat this bait as soon as I put it down. I got rid of them. I found some more carpenter ants in a different area, and now they wont eat this bait. What can I do?


Ants nutritional needs change frequently. This means that one day they may only forage for proteins, like Advance Carpenter ant bait granules and another day they may forage for carbohydrates like the Gourmet ant bait gel or liquid. We recommend leaving the gel in place and allow the ants to continue their natural foraging. We also recommend using Advance Carpenter ant bait granules in the same area where you placed the gel to allow the ants to select the bait that fits their needs.

Answer last updated on: 07/14/2010

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